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California Fire Report Released For Thursday 6/30

California Fire Report Released For Thursday 6/30

More than 4,900 firefighters are battling nine wildfires throughout California. In Northern California, hot, dry weather will continue through early next week. Triple digit afternoon high temperatures will continue for the warmest areas through the end of the week. The very southern edge of a low pressure system will begin…

Nevada City Homicide Victim Has Been Identified

Nevada City Homicide Victim Has Been Identified

On Tuesday June 28th, an autopsy was performed on the victim in Placer County and through several distinguishable tattoos he was positively identified as 51 year-old Donald Mark Ormsby of Grass Valley.  On Monday June 27th, deputies from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence in the…

CAL FIRE Warns Of Dangers As Fireworks Go On Sale

CAL FIRE Warns Of Dangers As Fireworks Go On Sale

Yesterday began the sale of “Safe and Sane” fireworks in nearly 300 communities across California, which has CAL FIRE reminding everyone to do their part to prevent fires caused by fireworks this Fourth of July. Over the past five years, more than 2,500 structure and wildfires have been sparked by…

UPDATE 7/1 9AM: Mandatory Evacuations As 2,151 Acres Burn Near Foresthill

UPDATE 7/1 9AM: Mandatory Evacuations As 2,151 Acres Burn Near Foresthill

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

Two Placer County Libraries Set To Close, Grand Jury 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…