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Another Drop In Firefighters Assigned To Wildfires

Another Drop In Firefighters Assigned To Wildfires

  Nearly 5,000 firefighters are battling seven large wildfires in California. New fires continue to start, with that CAL FIRE is asking that all Californians do their part now to help prevent the next devastating wildfire. Northern California will remain dry with gusty winds, creating poor humidity recovery overnight, particularly in…

Free Chicken For A Year: Campsite Forms At New Chick-Fil-A

Free Chicken For A Year: Campsite Forms At New Chick-Fil-A

The Chick-Fil-A First 100 is a competition that every Chick-Fil-A’s grand opening will host. Of course, the brand new Auburn restaurant is no different and over 70 locals have pitched their tent in hopes of being one of the first 100 customers to walk through the doors. Unfortunately, it is…

Nearly 700 Yuba City Teachers Will Begin Strike Tomorrow

Nearly 700 Yuba City Teachers Will Begin Strike Tomorrow

  Hundreds of teachers from 17 schools in the Yuba City Unified School District announced Tuesday they will go on strike. The Yuba City Teachers Association will go on strike Thursday over a pay dispute, in which the union is asking for a 13 percent raise. The Yuba City Unified…

Active Firefighter Number Drops By Nearly 3,000

Active Firefighter Number Drops By Nearly 3,000

  Over 7,300 firefighters are battling ten large wildfires in California. A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11 a.m. today until 8 p.m. Saturday evening for the Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego County mountain and desert areas. A low pressure trough remains over Northern California. Northern…

Obama Focuses On Climate Change During His Tahoe Visit Yesterday

Obama Focuses On Climate Change During His Tahoe Visit Yesterday

President Barack Obama was in South Lake Tahoe yesterday giving the keynote address at the 20th annual environmental summit, addressing the lake’s ecological challenges. Scientists are worried about the loss of clarity in the alpine lake caused by a wide variety of factors over past half-century, including housing construction, storm-water…

SO-CAL Fires Going Strong, While NOR-CAL Remains Quiet

SO-CAL Fires Going Strong, While NOR-CAL Remains Quiet

  Over 10,000 firefighters are battling nine large wildfires in California. As the weather starts to cool, there is still a threat for wildfire. A low pressure trough will be over Northern California for much of this week. Mild and breezy weather will continue as a low trough moves through the…

60 Million Dead Trees Will Keep CALTRANS Busy Until November

60 Million Dead Trees Will Keep CALTRANS Busy Until November

  Caltrans District 3 will be joining the Governor’s drought-related State of Emergency efforts to identify, cut and remove dead and dying trees from alongside Interstate 80 and State Highway 20 beginning September 6, 2016. Tree removal operations will take place on Interstate 80 between Magra and Kingvale and on…

CHP Urges Drivers To Remain Safe On Labor Day Weekend

CHP Urges Drivers To Remain Safe On Labor Day Weekend

  Although the summer season will soon be coming to a close, many Californians will continue to take advantage of the warm weather into the Labor Day weekend.  As the celebrations commence, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants everyone to enjoy their holiday and to remain safe on California’s roadways.…

Tuesday Morning’s Meddlers Briefing

Tuesday Morning’s Meddlers Briefing

Today at the meddlers meeting, there were several concerned Auburn residents who addressed Auburn’s Mayor, Dr. Bill Kirby. Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning at 7am in the Rose Room of the Auburn City Hall. The first concern brought to…

Grand Jury Investigates Complaints On Placer Code Enforcement

Grand Jury Investigates Complaints On Placer Code Enforcement

  The Placer County Grand Jury (PCGJ) undertook an investigation into Placer County Code Enforcement Division’s policy for supplying responses to citizen’s complaints and whether or not they have a process for tracking complaints and resolutions. The grand jury received complaints stating the Placer County Code Enforcement does not consistently…