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Online Threat Targeting El Dorado County High School Traced To ‘Bored’ Texas Teen

Online Threat Targeting El Dorado County High School Traced To ‘Bored’ Texas Teen

An online post threatening the safety of an El Dorado County high school campus has been traced to a 19-year-old Texas man. Over the weekend, the Union Mine High School Yearbook’s Instagram page received a threatening post, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office news release. On Sunday, the…

California Statewide Fire Summary: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In the past week, over 245,000 acres have burned across California. More than 11,000 firefighters continue making progress on 12 large wildfires burning in the State. The death toll remains at 41, and more than 5,700 structures destroyed. As containment figures continue to increase, many of the evacuations across the…

DWR Releases 2017-18 Plan For Lake Oroville Potential Flooding

DWR Releases 2017-18 Plan For Lake Oroville Potential Flooding

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released the operations plan for Lake Oroville during the 2017-18 rainy season to protect public safety while construction continues on the reservoir’s main and emergency spillways. The plan, which will guide reservoir operations between November 1 and April 2018, calls for DWR to…

Help Shape Future Recreatrion Along Truckee River

Help Shape Future Recreatrion Along Truckee River

Placer County is seeking public input to develop its Truckee River Recreational Access Plan, outlining proposed recreation and public lands access improvements along the Truckee River between Truckee and Squaw Valley. A community meeting will be held Oct. 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the U.S. Forest Service Truckee Ranger District…

Monday Morning’s Downtown Auburn Power Outage Leaves 1,358 Customers In The Dark

Monday Morning’s Downtown Auburn Power Outage Leaves 1,358 Customers In The Dark

According to PG&E, the downtown Auburn power outage left 1,358 customers in the dark Monday morning. You may have noticed that KAHI Radio was one of these customers that went dark at approximately 7:42 AM, as the outage cut off America’s First News Show Host Matt Ray mid-sentence. KAHI Radio,…

Recovery Information Line for Fire Damaged Properties In Nevada and Butte Counties

Recovery Information Line for Fire Damaged Properties In Nevada and Butte Counties

CalFIRE has confirmed twenty-two homes were destroyed by the Lobo and McCourtney fires in Nevada County this week, as well as numerous outbuildings. As the fire fighters are gaining ground on stopping further destruction, the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services is preparing to assist those who lost their homes.…

Roseville Hopes To Lure In New Amazon Headquarters With Various Incentives

Roseville Hopes To Lure In New Amazon Headquarters With Various Incentives

Roseville is making a pitch to bring a second Amazon headquarters and its 50,000 jobs here. At a poorly attended special meeting this week, the Roseville City Council approved participation in a regional proposal organized by the Greater Sacramento Economic Council. The Council also approved a concept to provide land…

PCSD Kicked In The Face By 24-Year-Old Accused Of Possessing Meth

PCSD Kicked In The Face By 24-Year-Old Accused Of Possessing Meth

Placer County sheriff’s deputies on bike patrol ran into a bit of difficulty as they attempted to apprehend a man in Auburn on Wednesday afternoon. After initial contact was made with Tyler James Kruse, 24, deputies decided to arrest Kruse for possessing methamphetamine. Kruse had other plans for the day…

Wildfire Smoke Prompts Air Quality Advisory for Placer County

Wildfire Smoke Prompts Air Quality Advisory for Placer County

The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control Officer are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to multiple fires occurring throughout northern California. This advisory will be active until conditions improve. Smoke is…

Community Discussion Regarding First Ever Countywide Park and Trail Master Plan

Community Discussion Regarding First Ever Countywide Park and Trail Master Plan

Placer County is seeking public input to help shape Granite Bay’s parks, trails and landscapes at the Eureka School District Campus in Granite Bay, with a community discussion meeting set for Oct. 12. The discussion is part of the county’s outreach efforts for the first-ever countywide park and trail master…