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Caretaker Arrested For Stealing Checks And Jewelry From Client

Caretaker Arrested For Stealing Checks And Jewelry From Client

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Sacramento caretaker on Friday for stealing checks and jewelry from a patient she was working for. Kneisha Ann Dosty, 31, was taken into custody in Sacramento and was booked at the Placer County Jail. Dosty is charged with financial elder abuse by a caretaker,…

Grass Valley Man Steals Tools On Monday, Gets Caught Selling Them On Tuesday

Grass Valley Man Steals Tools On Monday, Gets Caught Selling Them On Tuesday

A Grass Valley man has been arrested for his connection to a commercial burglary. The burglar is accused of taking three toolboxes full of tools, including geological surveying equipment, with an estimated value of $30,000. Grass Valley Police officers received a call on Monday from a business owner about a…

Female Pedestrian Struck And Killed Crossing Rocklin Road

Female Pedestrian Struck And Killed Crossing Rocklin Road

Early Friday morning, at around 1:30 a.m., a woman was hit by a car while crossing the street in the eastbound traffic lanes on Rocklin Road, near Granite Drive. In a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol, the victim was struck and killed by an off duty Rocklin…

2nd Annual Placer County Ag Day

2nd Annual Placer County Ag Day

The Placer County Farm Bureau, Echo Valley Ranch, and the Placer Resource Conservation District (RCD) hosted the 2nd Annual Ag Day” educational event at Gold Country Fairgrounds on Wednesday. Hundreds of elementary school age children spent the day learning the ins and outs of agricultural farming.  Students learned about raising animals…

Golf For A Good Cause

Golf For A Good Cause

Bowman Charter School is seeking business sponsorship for the School’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner on April 26th. Bowman Parent Teacher Organization relies on sponsorships from the golf tournament to aid with the cost of classroom supplies, field trips, playground equipment and so much more. The Bowman PTO golf…

Drunk Driver Crashes Jeep On Freeway In Morning Rush Hour

Drunk Driver Crashes Jeep On Freeway In Morning Rush Hour

Traffic came to a complete stand still on Thursday morning after an accident on westbound Interstate 80. John Barclay Naugle IV, 37, was driving his Jeep Wrangler at 7:35 a.m. and lost control of his vehicle, causing him to crash into the construction median at the Gilardi over crossing.  The…

A Second Murder Trial Starts For Woman Acquitted Of The First One 30 Years Ago

A Second Murder Trial Starts For Woman Acquitted Of The First One 30 Years Ago

Colleen Ann Harris, 72, of South Lake Tahoe, spent her second first day of a trial in court on Wednesday at the El Dorado County Court House in Placerville. This time around, she is standing trial for the alleged murder of her husband Robert “Bob” Edward Harris. This is Harris’s…

Three Individuals Arrested For Identify Theft And Drug Charges

Three Individuals Arrested For Identify Theft And Drug Charges

Three people were arrested at motels in Auburn and Roseville Wednesday morning.  The trio of suspects were operating a large-scale identity-theft ring and selling drugs. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Cassie Delmugnaio, 36, of Sacramento, and Kristina Downs, 25, of Auburn, at the Quality Inn on Lincoln Way in Auburn.…

Cal Fire To Knock Down Heavy Fuel With Prescribed Burn

Cal Fire To Knock Down Heavy Fuel With Prescribed Burn

Cal Fire, California Department of Forestry, and Fire Protection will conduct a seven acre prescribed burn at the Mt Howell Fire Lookout property in Placer County The burn project, as part of an ongoing fuel modification, will help minimize wildfire risk and control the invasive French Broom population.  You may…

Quartz Ridge Breaks Ground In Auburn

Quartz Ridge Breaks Ground In Auburn

A groundbreaking ceremony takes place today (Thursday) at 10:00am on Silver Bend Way for a new low-income apartment community in Auburn. The Quartz Ridge 64-unit complex will be developed by a Roseville company with help from Placer County and USA Properties. The $19.6 million Quartz Ridge complex will feature a…