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Meddlers Report For June 13th

Meddlers Report For June 13th

Your Meddlers report for this Tuesday, June 13th is filled with interesting information and stories that will most likely impact a majority of those who are listening or reading it. As always, the meeting at Auburn City Hall began with the Mayor of Auburn giving a lengthy briefing on everything…

Placer County Fair Offering Free Admission For 80th Birthday Celebration

Placer County Fair Offering Free Admission For 80th Birthday Celebration

If you’re looking for something fun and inexpensive to do this summer, Roseville’s Placer County Fair is the answer. This year, the fair celebrates its 80th birthday, and admission will be free. The fair offers entertainment to people of all ages. Kids can ride on carnival rides, become part of…

Suspect Arrested For Auburn Homicide

Suspect Arrested For Auburn Homicide

A Placer County resident was murdered in Auburn early Friday morning. Auburn Police Officers found Steve Shelton, 62, injured at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Sacramento Street. The officers discovered he was stabbed, and he later died at a local hospital. On Saturday morning, police arrested the 19-year old…

Placer County Welcomes New Deputy County Executive Officer

Placer County Welcomes New Deputy County Executive Officer

Helping to coordinate fiscal administration and budget oversight of Placer County offices and departments is now under the guidance of Kate Sampson, Placer’s new deputy county executive officer for finance. Sampson complements and rounds out an already dynamic team of three deputy CEOs, each providing organizational leadership over a specific…

Dental Days Expands Services For Placer Youth

Dental Days Expands Services For Placer Youth

When a child is extra squirmy or a bit shy, Michele Eastwood knows it’s time to enlist the help of her trusted assistants. She reaches for two stuffed animals with cartoonishly large teeth — a yellow dog and a blue dragon — and starts to examine their gums. The dental…

Nonprofits Contribute Towards Homeless Shelter’s Food Production

Nonprofits Contribute Towards Homeless Shelter’s Food Production

When the temporary homeless shelter in North Auburn first opened in 2015, it lacked a kitchen. That presented a problem for the county’s environmental health staff: Without a space for mass meal preparation, how could they ensure food safety for shelter residents? Allowing kind-hearted donors to prepare such a large…

Changes Coming Soon To Kings Beach

Changes Coming Soon To Kings Beach

Kings Beach has seen dramatic improvements in the past few years, and there are many more in store for the years ahead. Placer County is teaming up with other local and state agencies to provide a look at the big picture of Kings Beach’s future at a community meeting June…

DWR’s Oroville Spillway Update

DWR’s Oroville Spillway Update

The following is a regular update from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) on Lake Oroville Emergency Recovery project activities. Construction continues at the site by DWR’s prime contractor Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. In the past two weeks, Kiewit has focused on removing the lower 2,000 feet, or lower chute,…

Awards Ceremony Tomorrow In Honor Of Five Brave Citizens

Awards Ceremony Tomorrow In Honor Of Five Brave Citizens

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Auburn Area will recognize five Good Samaritans for their acts of heroism. These five people all stopped to render aid at the scene of a three-vehicle collision. One of the involved vehicles caught fire with the semi-conscious driver still seated behind the steering wheel. Without…

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Highway 20

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Highway 20

Caltrans is alerting motorists to anticipate nighttime delays on Highway 20 from the junction with Interstate 80 to Uren Road in Nevada City as the District 3 Striping/Stencil crew works to lay thermoplastic lane markings on the highway. The nighttime striping work will utilize rolling closures, with CA Highway Patrol…