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Placer County Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Opens Oct. 30

Placer County Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Opens Oct. 30

The waitlist for Placer County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program, which helps low-income individuals and families who are struggling to pay rent by providing rental subsidies, will open Oct. 30. From 9 a.m. on Oct. 30 until the waitlist closes at noon on Nov. 9, 2017, qualified residents can complete a…

Options For Help Abound In Nevada County After Devastating Fires

Options For Help Abound In Nevada County After Devastating Fires

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services continues to coordinate fire recovery efforts with nonprofit, state and federal partners, according to a release. Several events are scheduled over the coming weekend and into next week to assist residents affected by the fires. The Red Cross is opening a Service Center…

Hungry Black Bear Escorted Away From Lake Tahoe Town By PCSO

Hungry Black Bear Escorted Away From Lake Tahoe Town By PCSO

A particularly large black bear was seen roaming the streets of Kings Beach early Wednesday morning. The bear was caught on video peeking into businesses in the community north of Lake Tahoe. The Placer County Sheriff’s Department shared the video on its Facebook page with the caption, “WOW! Check out…

Roseville Pilot Program Delivers The Suns Energy Without Residents Installing Expensive Panels On Properties

Roseville Pilot Program Delivers The Suns Energy Without Residents Installing Expensive Panels On Properties

A premier provider of high performance solar power solutions for agricultural, commercial, industrial (ACI) and residential markets, Sunworks Inc., will construct a solar system for Clean Focus Renewables, Inc. to deliver a one of a kind community solar program for Roseville Electric Utility. The pilot program does not require customers…

NID Keeps Water Flowing For Local Firefighting Efforts

NID Keeps Water Flowing For Local Firefighting Efforts

When two wildfires began to spread in the wee hours of Monday, Oct. 9, local fire fighters scrambled to evacuate neighborhoods and battle rapidly spreading flames in darkness, both in Rough and Ready and off McCourtney Road by the Nevada County Fairgrounds. In the morning, crews continued to beat back…

Tigers Announce Spanos Center Floor Signage Partnership with Penney & Associates Injury Lawyers

Tigers Announce Spanos Center Floor Signage Partnership with Penney & Associates Injury Lawyers

Pacific Athletics announced today a partnership with Penney & Associates Injury Lawyers to become the first-ever floor sponsor in the Alex G. Spanos Center. Fred Penny is a regular on Voice of the Foothills AM 950 KAHI with his syndicated program Radio Law Talk braving the airwaves every Saturday at…

Community Unity Headlines Grass Valley Methodist Church Event

Community Unity Headlines Grass Valley Methodist Church Event

Nevada County residents have expressed recent concern about incidents involving racial prejudice, climate justice and threats to peace. In the quest for unity, local faith groups have set aside a date to come together in a spirit of camaraderie, meditation and prayer. On Oct. 21, from 7 a.m. until 9…

Auburn Man Arrested For Allegedy Assaulting Woman and Dog

Auburn Man Arrested For Allegedy Assaulting Woman and Dog

An Auburn man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a woman, then choked a police dog as sheriff’s deputies attempted to take him into custody. Placer County sheriff’s deputies were called Sunday evening to the rural North Auburn area, where a woman reported that Christopher Williams, 27, had assaulted her…

Online Threat Targeting El Dorado County High School Traced To ‘Bored’ Texas Teen

Online Threat Targeting El Dorado County High School Traced To ‘Bored’ Texas Teen

An online post threatening the safety of an El Dorado County high school campus has been traced to a 19-year-old Texas man. Over the weekend, the Union Mine High School Yearbook’s Instagram page received a threatening post, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office news release. On Sunday, the…

California Statewide Fire Summary: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In the past week, over 245,000 acres have burned across California. More than 11,000 firefighters continue making progress on 12 large wildfires burning in the State. The death toll remains at 41, and more than 5,700 structures destroyed. As containment figures continue to increase, many of the evacuations across the…