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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…

Seven People Arrested In Connection With El Dorado County Mail Theft

Seven People Arrested In Connection With El Dorado County Mail Theft

El Dorado County Sheriff’s arrested seven people after serving two separate search warrants in connection with mail thefts. During the search on April 16th, deputies found stolen mail packages, checks, bank account information, Social Security numbers and other personal information. Apparently there are 30 to 50 victims associated with the…

Supervisors OK Parking Restrictions for Road to Popular Hidden Falls Regional Park

Supervisors OK Parking Restrictions for Road to Popular Hidden Falls Regional Park

The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted an urgency ordinance on Tuesday establishing parking restrictions on portions of Mears Drive in North Auburn. The two-lane road  has been subject to a massive traffic increase and off pavement parking with the recent popularity of the county’s Hidden Falls Regional Park. Typically…

The Moose Is Safe

The Moose Is Safe

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is crediting the media with their assistance in locating the stolen moose head from Sunnyside Resort in North Lake Tahoe. On Monday, a citizen came forward stating he had located the lost Sunnyside’s moose head. The person said they found it on the side of…

Roseville Man Threatens To Kill Rocklin Police Officers

Roseville Man Threatens To Kill Rocklin Police Officers

Rocklin Police Department reported Sunday that they began receiving threatening phone calls from a male subject Saturday night. The suspect, identified as Tyler Hart, 26,  was threatening to injure and kill a city of Rocklin Police Officers. Heart stated that he had a loaded gun and was going over to Rocklin…

Couple Arrested In Roseville on Car Theft and Other Charges

Couple Arrested In Roseville on Car Theft and Other Charges

Roseville police officers came upon a Toyota SUV on Douglas Boulevard near I-80 on Tuesday night. The driver led officers on a short pursuit through downtown Roseville and ending near 6th and E Streets where he ditched the vehicle and took off on foot. Officers detained the passenger 24-year-old Krystin…

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