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Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man

Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man

  Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man A sting operation Friday night led Placer County Sheriff’s Officers to the arrest of 19-year-old Noah James Phippen, when he was approached by an underage decoy to purchase alcohol at a liquor store in Roseville. The decoy, who…

Rocklin Police Want You To “Silence the Distraction”

Rocklin Police Want You To “Silence the Distraction”

          Rocklin Police Want You To “Silence the Distraction” This month, Rocklin Police Department, along with more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide, are participating in the National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The urge to read and answer an incoming message when people hear text alert,…

The Three Pitted Cherry

The Three Pitted Cherry

Auburn Gold Diggers roller derby team just started their 3rd season after coming off a successful 2nd year with three wins and one loss.  The team is fired up once again to hit the track, but first there is an exchange of parts, kidney parts. Gold Diggers coach and founder,…

Ophir Fire Could Be On The Chopping Block Again

Ophir Fire Could Be On The Chopping Block Again

Cal Fire firefighters of Placer County, are putting up a fight to keep several jobs in the county after learning the County Administration is proposing budget cuts that include several Cal Fire Jobs. The Union Local 2881 is claiming that Placer County is proposing to cut $18 million from the…

Take Time To Be Prepared For The Big One

Take Time To Be Prepared For The Big One

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month and AAA of Northern California wants to remind residents that the best way to recover from any quake is to plan in advance. One of the most important steps homeowners can take is to document their belongings before a tragedy strikes, including earthquakes. AAA is…

Warm Weekend Weather Around The Foothills But Expect A Slight Change Next Week

Warm Weekend Weather Around The Foothills But Expect A Slight Change Next Week

      Warm weather has dominated the foothills this weekend with Auburn expected to reach 77 on Sunday and 78 on Monday, but there is a change in the forecast. Temperatures will be cooling off with an expected high in Auburn of of 69 on Tuesday and then 66…

Three Suspects Make Off With Cart Full Of Wal-Mart Merchandise

Three Suspects Make Off With Cart Full Of Wal-Mart Merchandise

Rocklin Police issued their weekly crime report Tuesday and they need the public’s help identifying three suspects from a burglary on March 16th. The three entered the Wal-Mart on Crossings Drive and filled a shopping cart with merchandise. They exited the store without paying. The suspects then met up in…

A Second High Speed Chase In Placer County

A Second High Speed Chase In Placer County

Tuesday afternoon, a suspected carjacker stole a woman’s 2003 Gold LaSabre from an Arden Area gas station near Watt Avenue. The California Highway Patrol led the chase while other law enforcement supported. The suspect drove through multiple counties including Placer, making his way up to Rocklin, then back down I-80…

Placer County Delays April 7th Vote On Closing Two Libraries

Placer County Delays April 7th Vote On Closing Two Libraries

Placer County Board of Supervisors has requested the planned April 7th vote regarding the closure of the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries be delayed. The delay came at the urging of members of the community and supervisors Jim Holmes and Jenifer Montgomery. The time will be used to continue…

Man Driving Jeep Crashes Into Motorcyclist, Arrested For DUI

Man Driving Jeep Crashes Into Motorcyclist, Arrested For DUI

On Saturday at 5:15p.m.,  37-year-old Benjamin Newcomb,  was driving his Jeep westbound on Tyler Foot Road in Grass Valley at an unsafe speed. As he approached a curve, he lost control and crossed over into oncoming traffic where he nearly struck the first of two motorcycles. The second motorcycle, driven…