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Two Placer County Libraries Set To Close, Grand Questions Process and Decisions

Two Placer County Libraries Set To Close, Grand Questions Process and Decisions

Placer County Library Services covers a large portion of Placer County and operates 11 branch libraries. Two of the 11, Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries, are slated to close this month. Two years ago, the Board of Supervisors gave direction to the Placer County library administration to develop a plan…

Coach Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Set For Saturday, July 9th

Coach Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Set For Saturday, July 9th

Michael Takayama’s celebration of life ceremony is set for Saturday, July 9th. The event will take place at 11 am at Adventure Church, located at 6401 Stanford Ranch Road in Roseville. Mr. Takayama was a legendary Del Oro High School girls basketball coach, who passed away early last week at the age…

Roseville Police Seek Help In Identifying Purse Thieves

Roseville Police Seek Help In Identifying Purse Thieves

Two men are accused of stealing a purse from a Roseville doughnut shop, police said in a Facebook post. The incident happened on June 9, officials said. The two men entered the shop and took an unattended purse on a table. The victim’s credit card was used to make purchases…

El Dorado County Man Arrested For Abusing Own Parents

El Dorado County Man Arrested For Abusing Own Parents

A man was arrested for abusing his elderly mother and father in Latrobe in El Dorado County, deputies said. Charles Bigby was booked on numerous charges, including elder abuse, officials said. The incident occurred Saturday, officials said. Both parents, who are housebound due to medical conditions, tried to call 911…

Auburn Man Arrested For Weapon And Narcotics Possession

Auburn Man Arrested For Weapon And Narcotics Possession

Last Friday at about 7:30 AM the Auburn Police Department received a report from an attentive neighbor regarding a vehicle parked in the driveway of a vacant home. Officers arrived and contacted 44 year old Howard Scott sleeping inside the vehicle. Scott was reportedly there to see the previous owner. Scott…

Berkeley Teen Dies While Swimming At Placer County’s Long Lake

Berkeley Teen Dies While Swimming At Placer County’s Long Lake

Berkeley community members are mourning a recent graduate of Berkeley High School who died Wednesday while swimming in Long Lake in Placer County, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Efejon Ustenci, 17, known affectionately by some as “Efe,” was a star player on the Berkeley Rhinos Youth Rugby Club and…

4,500 Firefighters Are Battling Six Large Wildfires Statewide

4,500 Firefighters Are Battling Six Large Wildfires Statewide

Over 4,500 firefighters are battling 6 large wildfires in California. While firefighters have been making progress towards containment on the major fires, a new wildfire in Kern County ignited Thursday afternoon and quickly burned thousands of acres and approximately 100 structures. The Erskine Fire near Lake Isabella continues to threaten…

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

  This year’s Placer County Grand Jury Final Report contains some individual reports which are critical of local government operations. In reference to the temporary homeless shelter “the Grand Jury believes that the discussion has gone on far too long” and that “it is time for the Placer community and…

Details Of Mike Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Announced

Details Of Mike Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Announced

  The wife of Del Oro’s legendary basketball coach, Mike Takayama, posted a message about her husband’s memorial services. Kathy Takayama who lost her husband Monday night also announced a scholarship fund that the community can contribute to. The KAHI News team will announce further details about Mike’s celebration of…

The State Continues It’s Process Of Removing 66 Million Dead Forest Trees

The State Continues It’s Process Of Removing 66 Million Dead Forest Trees

As wildfires burn across California, new estimates on the number of dead trees in California were announced, prompting continued concern for California’s forest health and wildfire danger. Today, the US Forest Service released the outcome of its latest aerial surveys over California forestland, finding that over 66 million trees have…

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