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State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

Working to make water conservation a way of life, State agencies today released a draft plan for achieving long-term efficient water use and meeting drought preparedness goals that reflect California’s diverse climate, landscape, and demographic conditions. “Californians rose to the challenge during this historic drought and recognized that conservation is…

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One of two inmates who sawed their way out of a California jail and vanished last week was recaptured Tuesday night, authorities said. The search continues for the other one. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Laron Campbell was taken into custody and was transported back to Santa Clara…

The Meddlers Report: November 29th, 2016

The Meddlers Report: November 29th, 2016

The Meddlers meeting this morning was unlike any other Meddlers event due to some fireworks that began at last night’s special meeting called by Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby. Monday night’s meeting was called by Kirby to discuss the pressing topic of changing the zoning in and around the Auburn…

Search For Missing Couple In El Dorado County Resumes

Search For Missing Couple In El Dorado County Resumes

  Rescue crews will resume the search for a missing couple who became stuck in snow while driving in El Dorado County at 7 a.m. Monday, officials said. Rory and Susan Holloter of Yuba City were last seen in the rural mountainous area of Wentworth Springs and Ice House roads,…

Travel Safe This Holiday Weekend With Tips From CALTRANS

Travel Safe This Holiday Weekend With Tips From CALTRANS

  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 3 is alerting motorists traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday to be prepared for travel delays. An increased numbers of holiday travelers, combined with an oncoming series of winter storms arriving on Friday, November 25, will result in roadway congestion and winter driving…

Grand Jury Releases Agency Responses to Their 2015-2016 Report Recommendations

Grand Jury Releases Agency Responses to Their 2015-2016 Report Recommendations

    Last June the 2015–2016 Placer County Grand Jury released their Final Report. That report contained some individual reports which were critical of local government operations. Whenever the Grand Jury points out a perceived shortcoming in local government operations they also make a recommendation for improvement. Government agencies can…

Scoping Meetings Set For Sunset Area Plan

Scoping Meetings Set For Sunset Area Plan

  Placer County is taking the next big step in developing plans for the future of the Sunset Area, nestled between the cities of Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln, where planned university, technology and residential developments are expected to drive economic growth for decades. The next step in the master planning…

Day 7: Newcastle Mobile Home Park Is Still Without Gas

Day 7: Newcastle Mobile Home Park Is Still Without Gas

  At least 200 families at a Placer County mobile home park have been without gas for a week, a Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) spokesperson said. On Nov. 16, state codes and standards inspectors were first made aware of what was described to them as a “major gas leak”…

Multiple Transient’s Arrested In Auburn Over The Weekend

Multiple Transient’s Arrested In Auburn Over The Weekend

  On Saturday, at approximately 3:24 A.M., the Auburn Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious circumstance after a resident had observed a male looking into vehicles.       Auburn Police Officers arrived in the area and contacted a male they observed loading items into a vehicle.    Upon conclusion of…

PG&E Joins North American Utilities to Increase Awareness of Scams

PG&E Joins North American Utilities to Increase Awareness of Scams

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining utilities throughout North America to make customers aware of telephone, mail, email and door-to-door/in-person scams that involve criminals posing as utility company representatives and demanding immediate payment or personal information. The “Utilities United Against Scams” collaboration has designated November 16 as “Utilities…

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