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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.…

CHP To Honor Fallen Heros At Memorial

CHP To Honor Fallen Heros At Memorial

Every day, thousands of California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers put their lives on the line to protect the people of California. Each one has vowed to “if necessary, lay down (my) life rather than swerve from the path of duty.” In May of each year, the CHP holds a memorial…

Newcastle Man Booked On Drug And Identity Theft Charges

Newcastle Man Booked On Drug And Identity Theft Charges

On Friday, at 10:50 AM, an Auburn Police Department Officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop for a seatbelt violation. While speaking with the driver, 36 year old Ryan Booth of Newcastle, the officer became suspicious of furtive movements made by Booth. The officer questioned Booth about this and determined Booth…

NID And Environmental Groups Will Tackle Controversial Centennial Project In Debate

NID And Environmental Groups Will Tackle Controversial Centennial Project In Debate

Speakers from both the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) and environmental groups will square off on the merits of the one of the most controversial proposed projects in recent years, the Centennial Reservoir Project, which includes construction of a dam on the Bear River between the existing Combie and Rollins reservoirs.…

State And Local Agencies Begin Incorporating Sea Level Rise In Decision Making

State And Local Agencies Begin Incorporating Sea Level Rise In Decision Making

Today, the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) adopted a resolution acknowledging a recent science report as a foundational piece for updating the State’s Sea-Level Rise Guidance and directing staff at the Ocean Protection Council to begin the policy update, which will help state and local agencies incorporate sea-level rise into their…

Cost Cutting Construction Flaws Expected As Major Contributor To Oroville Spillway Disaster

Cost Cutting Construction Flaws Expected As Major Contributor To Oroville Spillway Disaster

The first reports have been released from the hired consultants as to what was the official cause for this year’s Oroville Spillway failure. Consultant reports claim the main spillway failure probably stemmed from swift water flows under the concrete chute, which was cracked and of uneven thickness. The explanation given…