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70-Year-Old Man Has Fatal Collision With Pole In Rough and Ready

70-Year-Old Man Has Fatal Collision With Pole In Rough and Ready

On Monday, a 70 year old male, was riding a Yamaha 500cc motorcycle northbound on Rough and Ready Highway. The bike was traveling 45 MPH in the northbound lane while approaching the intersection of Valley Drive. He was wearing a helmet, although he was not licensed to be driving a…

Sheriff’s Department Seeking Help Identifying Auburn Area Robber

Sheriff’s Department Seeking Help Identifying Auburn Area Robber

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying a masked man who broke into an Auburn-area restaurant early Saturday morning. The burglary occurred about 4 a.m. at the El Agave Taqueria, 1285 Grass Valley Highway. The Sheriff’s Office on Monday released a surveillance photo of a…

The First of Four Auburn Art Walks will take place on April 7th

The First of Four Auburn Art Walks will take place on April 7th

Plan on attending all four Art Walks this year, on April 7th, June 2nd, August 4th and October 6th, in Downtown and Old Town Auburn. It’s a great way to become acquainted with local businesses and the arts community. Enjoy a showcase of original artworks displayed in dozens of Downtown…

Placer County Offering Expedited Permitting For Winter Storm Damage

Placer County Offering Expedited Permitting For Winter Storm Damage

With many houses and buildings in Placer County’s high country still covered in huge amounts of snow, potential damage from the heavy snow load may still be hidden. Damage to roofs, decks, out buildings, garages and other structures will become visible as the snow melts. Property owners will be making…

Coffee With A Cop Coming To Downtown Auburn This Thursday

Coffee With A Cop Coming To Downtown Auburn This Thursday

On Thursday officers from the Auburn Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and of course drink some coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 8:00 AM at Flour Garden Bakery located in…

Placer Valley Tourism Is New Placer County Fairgrounds Operator

Placer Valley Tourism Is New Placer County Fairgrounds Operator

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved Placer Valley Tourism, a private nonprofit organization, as the new operator of the Placer County Fairgrounds and approved a budget revision appropriating $2 million for fairgrounds repairs. With an agreement now in place, Placer Valley Tourism will be obligated to complete at…

DWR Announces Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Increase Efficiency

DWR Announces Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Increase Efficiency

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) yesterday announced nearly $18 million in grants to support agencies and organizations with projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve water and energy use efficiency. The awards will fund proposals under the 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program. Fourteen organizations were awarded grants totaling $17,721,805.…

Text Message Inquiring About Drug Sale Accidentally Sent To Placer County Detective

Text Message Inquiring About Drug Sale Accidentally Sent To Placer County Detective

Have you ever sent a text message to the wrong person? Has that text ever resulted in embarrassment or maybe even got you in trouble? Well that was the case for a pair from Sacramento when they mistakenly sent a text message regarding the sale of prescription narcotics. Problem was…

It’s Officially Over – For Now(Oroville Spillway)

It’s Officially Over – For Now(Oroville Spillway)

Effective immediately, Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea has lifted all evacuation warnings and advisories for Butte County residents previously affected by the February 12th Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations. “These past six weeks have been a very difficult and unsettling time for many individuals and families affected by the…

$6.7 Million Awarded To Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Projects

$6.7 Million Awarded To Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Projects

The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $6.7 million in funding for 15 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “It is imperative…