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Tahoe Plane Crash Lands One In Hospital

Tahoe Plane Crash Lands One In Hospital

A person was injured Monday in a plane crash near South Lake Tahoe, the fire department said. The person was taken to the hospital for treatment, however, that person’s condition was not disclosed. Another person was also in the plane at the time of the crash but suffered no major injuries. The crash happened…

Auburn Police Make Fraud Arrest

Auburn Police Make Fraud Arrest

On 2-19-16 Auburn Police Officers responded to Pacific Rim Gold and Silver on the 300 block of Elm Avenue for a fraud report. A female subject called the business and placed a large order for merchandise. The subject deposited a fraudulent check into the bank account of the business to…

Placer County Retracts Emergency Drought Status

Placer County Retracts Emergency Drought Status

The Placer County Water Agency determined that emergency conditions had come to an end with both Lake Spaulding and Folsom Lake reaching above average levels. Lake Spaulding, which provides Auburn with most of its residential water supply, is at 173 percent above average and Folsom Lake is at 118 percent.…

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

At 6:10 p.m., Thursday evening, there was one fatality caused by a overturned trailer that crossed into oncoming traffic traveling northbound on SR-49 just North of Nishinam Road. According to Greg Tassone of the Grass Valley CHP, Terry Cordell of Newcastle was driving a Ford F-350 that was hauling a…

Placer County Crop Outlook Bright Despite Drought

Placer County Crop Outlook Bright Despite Drought

  Last week, the Agricultural Commission released the annual crop report to the Placer County Board of Supervisors with stunning numbers.   The value of Placer County’s crops and products rose 4.4 percent over the last year, reaching its highest total in more than 2 decades. Sarah McCormick sat down with…

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest at Shooting Range in Georgetown

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest at Shooting Range in Georgetown

A 7-year-old Bay Area boy is in the hospital after a target shooting accident.  The boy was shooting a .22 caliber bold action youth rifle with the help of his father at a private target range in Georgetown when a ricochet from another gun struck they boy in the chest. …

Truckee River Rafting Trips Done For The Summer

Truckee River Rafting Trips Done For The Summer

Truckee River Rafting Company, in Tahoe City has seen firsthand what the drought can do.  Usually the rafting company sends customers down the Truckee River until Labor Day. This year, because of the drought, the rafting company closed shop on Friday for the rest of the summer. The rafting company…

Alleged Prostitution and Human Trafficking Ring Broken Up In Auburn

Alleged Prostitution and Human Trafficking Ring Broken Up In Auburn

In January 2014, The Placer Special Investigation Unit, Auburn Police Department, and the Nevada City Police Department received information that suspicious activities were occurring at the Asian Massage Therapy & Foot in Auburn and the Oriental Health Therapy in Nevada City.  As a result of the information, an investigation into…

Play It Safe In Placer County This Independence Day

Play It Safe In Placer County This Independence Day

  Placer County law enforcement wants you to be safe and smart. Auburn Police and Local Law Enforcement will be out in numbers this holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers and also keeping people safe on the road during the Placer County Avoid the 7 Task Force. The July 4th…

41st Annual Western States Endurance Run

41st Annual Western States Endurance Run

The 41st Western States Endurance Run created a buzz of energy in Auburn as people lined the trails and streets while they waited for the ultra-marathoners to climb out of the American River Canyon and make their way  up through Robie  Point and  on down to Placer High School.  LeFebvre Stadium…

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