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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…

Loomis Celebrates State Champions Del Oro Golden Eagles

Loomis Celebrates State Champions Del Oro Golden Eagles

The Del Oro Football team, band, cheerleaders, local celebrities and supporting friends and families showed up to show their team pride today in Loomis. The Loomis Fire Department led the parade, with the band and team following.  The players, cheerleaders and musicians marched proudly, some throwing candy to the kids lining…

Supervisors Vote To Localize Marijuana Policies

Supervisors Vote To Localize Marijuana Policies

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday signed off on a decision to establish a regulatory framework for the industry. Up till the board’s decision, medical marijuana was banned in unincorporated areas of Placer County due to zoning ordinances, according to multiple local news outlets. The board said the move does not specify…

Suspected Armed Burglar Jailed Twice in 10 Days

Suspected Armed Burglar Jailed Twice in 10 Days

Just 9 days after 25-year-old Carter Massey was released from the Placer County Jail on vehicle burglary charges, he was arrested again, on suspicision of armed robbery in Rocklin. Wednesday, December 2, at 11am, the Stop N Go Liquor store on Rocklin Road was robbed by an armed man. The…

Hillmen Head To Modesto in Division III Championship

Hillmen Head To Modesto in Division III Championship

Friday Night Football in the Foothills is heating up tonight!  At the HillmenFootball.org site, Erik Egan writes:  Following their 65-52 victory last week against previously undefeated Patterson, the Hillmen (12-0) continue their playoff quest tonight with a showdown against top-seeded and also undefeated Central Catholic (12-0), with a birth in…

Placer County Ranks High Among Flood Preparation & Info

Placer County Ranks High Among Flood Preparation & Info

Placer County Office of Emergency Management, Program Manager John McEldowney spoke with Sarah McCormick on KAHI’s morning news yesterday, saying that Placer County has been recognized by FEMA for excelling in public information, mapping and regulations, flood damage reduction, warning and response. This week, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved amendments to…

State Of Emergency Declared for California’s Trees

State Of Emergency Declared for California’s Trees

California Gov. Jerry Brown says dead trees around the state pose a fire hazard and has declared a state of emergency. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that Brown called for the swift removal of dried-out trees and has requested federal resources to help with the process before the fall…

Low Demand and High Supply Means Low Gas Prices

Low Demand and High Supply Means Low Gas Prices

Gas prices locally are falling, and will continue to fall with like autumn leaves. According to Rocklintoday.com and Gas Buddy,  average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.65/g yesterday.  This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.2 cents per…

Butte Fire Containment Climbs

Butte Fire Containment Climbs

The Butte Fire, burning in Amador and Calaveras counties, is now 71,063 acres, or about 110 square miles. Firefighters were able to get ahead overnight, increase their containment to 30 percent, according to Cal Fire. The Butte Fire started last Wednesday in an area just east of Jackson. By the end…

Two Grass Valley Men Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

Two Grass Valley Men Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

Grass Valley Police and Nevada City Police said in a press release that at approximately 6:40pm on Friday night, detectives conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle for numerous lighting violations. Police made contact with driver, Timothy Gower, and discovered the he was driving on a suspended driver’s license…

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