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Flag Football Played In Honor Of A Fallen Hero

Flag Football Played In Honor Of  A Fallen Hero

In honor of a fallen hero, Detective Michael Davis Jr., a flag football tournament took place over the weekend at Del Oro High School in Loomis. This was the seventh year that the tournament has raised funds for the Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy. However, this was the third year…

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Recognized At North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Recognized At North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards

Crystal Jacobsen, a principal planner for Placer County, was given the public servant of the year award at the 63rd North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards for her work on the Tahoe Basin Area Plan. The plan, which took five years to complete and included more than 100 public meetings, replaces…

Early Release of $3 Million To Fund Oroville Community Projects

Early Release of $3 Million To Fund Oroville Community Projects

The Department of Water Resources (DWR), the City of Oroville, and surrounding community partners announced on Thursday, May 4, the early release of $3 million from a fund to support recreation, tourism, and related economic development projects. The fund, known as the Supplemental Benefits Fund (SBF), is intended to help…

The Sacramento Region’s Big Day Of Giving Raises Over $6 Million In 24 Hours

The Sacramento Region’s Big Day Of Giving Raises Over $6 Million In 24 Hours

Big Day of Giving is a 24-hour online giving challenge that brings together the region’s nonprofit community to help raise much needed unrestricted funds and shine a spotlight on the work nonprofits do to make the four county Sacramento region the place we call home. For the past few years,…

Historic Snowpack Means Higher and Colder Water Flows, Warns PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways

Historic Snowpack Means Higher and Colder Water Flows, Warns PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways

California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) warn water enthusiasts of colder and higher river stream flows this spring and summer. Higher flows from record rainfall in many parts of the state and continuing snowmelt this spring, are expected to last…

Coroner Identifies Victim Of Yesterdays I-80 Tire Change Accident

Coroner Identifies Victim Of Yesterdays I-80 Tire Change Accident

The Placer County Sheriff’s coroner has identified the man killed yesterday afternoon on I-80 while changing his tire as Joseph Bresnyan, 40, of Olivehurst, CA. The crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. between Riverside Avenue and Douglas Boulevard, said Officer David Martinez, California Highway Patrol spokesman. He said a 40-year-old man…

Well Users Approve Of Possible NID Merger With Local Water Agencies

Well Users Approve Of Possible NID Merger With Local Water Agencies

The Nevada Irrigation District may join other nearby water agencies in forming a groundwater sustainability plan, which could be good news for well users in the long term, as groundwater supplies have depleted across some areas of the state following years of drought conditions. The NID board of directors will…

Placer County Sheriffs Office Crime Alert

Placer County Sheriffs Office Crime Alert

April 14 A burglary was reported by Perry’s Builders at a 12405 Locksley Lane warehouse in North Auburn. A window was broken with a rock, causing $300 in damage. But nothing was reportedly taken. Andrea Kathleen Phillips, 41, of Loomis was cited on suspicion of theft after a shoplifting report…

Placerville Road Closure for Folsom Plan Area Infrastructure and Road Improvements

Placerville Road Closure for Folsom Plan Area Infrastructure and Road Improvements

Placerville Road from Highway 50 to White Rock Road is scheduled to be closed for 30 days starting Wednesday, May 3. Scott Road will be available as a detour. This work marks the start of an 18-month schedule of infrastructure and road improvements south of Highway 50 in the Folsom…

Meddlers Report 5/2/17

Meddlers Report 5/2/17

There was not a whole lot going on in the city of Auburn, according to Mayor Matt Spokley’s report. The mayor told everyone that his family celebrated his wife’s birthday over the weekend. The mayor promised the crowd some economic development committee news as soon as next week’s meddlers meeting.…