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CA Dept. of Resources Recycling and Recovery Makes Designation

CA Dept. of Resources Recycling and Recovery Makes Designation

El Dorado County today announced it has become the state’s 39th Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ), a state-run program that combines recycling with economic development to fuel new businesses, expand existing ones, create jobs and divert waste from landfills. “With this designation, our County has another arrow in our economic…

Placer County Shares 10 Tips For A Safe Fourth Of July

Placer County Shares 10 Tips For A Safe Fourth Of July

Happy Fourth of July, Placer residents! As you’re celebrating our great nation and spending quality time with family and friends this weekend, we urge you to take a few simple steps to stay safe and sound: • No illegal fireworks! Follow local ordinances when purchasing and using fireworks. Fireworks of…

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Invites Community Members to Volunteer at Hospital

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Invites Community Members to Volunteer at Hospital

Looking to make a difference in the Auburn community? Consider volunteering at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. The hospital is looking for volunteers to join its diverse team. Prospective volunteers will have the opportunity to help others in several areas of the hospital, including the hospital gift shop, lobby information desk…

Operations Continue During Temporary Office Closure of Placer Ag.

Operations Continue During Temporary Office Closure of Placer Ag.

Due to a facility issue, offices for the Placer County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures in North Auburn are temporarily closed; though services continue by appointment. All department inspection staff continue to work in the field and site visits can be scheduled by calling 530-889-7372 or emailing placerag@placer.ca.gov. Meter…

Grand Jury Final Report: Lincoln City Government Transparency

Grand Jury Final Report: Lincoln City Government Transparency

A controversy surrounded the town of Lincoln last year, involving it’s police chief and a severance package following his resignation. Lincoln’s citizens began asking questions about the process that took place and the Placer County Grand Jury eventually decided that their concerns warranted a investigation. On February 1, 2016, a…

Four Arrested In Connection With Auburn Residential Burglary

Four Arrested In Connection With Auburn Residential Burglary

On Monday, at approximately 10:00 am, the Auburn Police Department received a call in reference to a possible in-progress residential burglary of a home on Vick Court. The caller was able to give a description of the involved subjects and the associated vehicle, including the license plate. Responding officers were…

Meddler Report: 6/27/17

Meddler Report: 6/27/17

There was no county representative at Tuesday morning’s Meddler’s meeting. Typically, the meeting is started with a county briefing from meddlers regular attendee, Placer County Supervisor Jenifer Montgomery. Therefore, Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely, started things off with the most important topic circling the city right now, which is the city’s…

Bill Croyle, DWR Acting Director, Retires

Bill Croyle, DWR Acting Director, Retires

The California Department of Water Resources Acting Director William R. Croyle today announced his retirement, effective July 1, 2017. Croyle put his original retirement plans on hold in January 2017 when he was asked by Governor Edmund G Brown Jr. to serve as Acting Director of the department. Cindy Messer,…

Highway 49 Paving Work Will Restrict Traffic North of Nevada City

Highway 49 Paving Work Will Restrict Traffic North of Nevada City

Caltrans is alerting motorists traveling on Highway 49 north of Nevada City that paving operations requiring one lane of closure will begin on Monday, June 26. One way reversing traffic controls with a pilot car will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until after…

El Dorado Supervisors Approve $536 Million Recommended Budget

El Dorado Supervisors Approve $536 Million Recommended Budget

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved a $536 million Recommended Budget Tuesday that funds general government, law and justice, land use, health and human services, and contingencies. It is a $12.7 million decrease from last year’s adopted budget, includes a decrease of 40 fulltime-equivalent positions and fully funds the…