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Cal Fire To Knock Down Heavy Fuel With Prescribed Burn

Cal Fire To Knock Down Heavy Fuel With Prescribed Burn

Cal Fire, California Department of Forestry, and Fire Protection will conduct a seven acre prescribed burn at the Mt Howell Fire Lookout property in Placer County The burn project, as part of an ongoing fuel modification, will help minimize wildfire risk and control the invasive French Broom population.  You may…

Quartz Ridge Breaks Ground In Auburn

Quartz Ridge Breaks Ground In Auburn

A groundbreaking ceremony takes place today (Thursday) at 10:00am on Silver Bend Way for a new low-income apartment community in Auburn. The Quartz Ridge 64-unit complex will be developed by a Roseville company with help from Placer County and USA Properties. The $19.6 million Quartz Ridge complex will feature a…

Lee Stetson Returns To Sierra College For His Annual Performance Of John Muir

Lee Stetson Returns To Sierra College For His Annual Performance Of John Muir

This Friday, “The Spirit of John Muir,” a one-man play, returns to Sierra College Natural History Museum.  The annual show features renowned actor Lee Stetson. The Actor and Yosemite aficionado will make his annual Rocklin appearance as California’s legendary naturalist John Muir. This two-act play will be in Dietrich Theatre…

Moose Head Stolen From Resort In North Lake Tahoe

Moose Head Stolen From Resort In North Lake Tahoe

Placer County sheriff’s officials are asking the public’s help in tracking down a moose head stolen from Sunnyside Resort in mid January. The moose napping took place sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. on January 22nd when someone entered the lobby of the North Lake Tahoe facility. The moose head…

Women Washing Hands In Bathroom Loses Engagement Ring To Thieves

Women Washing Hands In Bathroom Loses Engagement Ring To Thieves

Rocklin Police Department is investigating a theft of a white gold engagement ring with three diamonds attached to the crown. A woman who briefly removed her $5,000 engagement ring to wash her hands in a public restroom told police the ring was stolen. Rocklin Police said in a news release…

End Your St. Patrick’s Day With A Free Tow Home

End Your St. Patrick’s Day With A Free Tow Home

St. Patrick’s Day is a time of celebration with family and friends that often includes, shamrocks, corned beef, and possibly the consumption of alcoholic beverages, like the famous green beer. If you’ve been drinking on St. Patrick’s Day and you consider yourself beyond the legal limit or unsafe for driving,…

Man Arrested For Carrying Multiple Types Of Controlled Substances With Intent To Sell

Man Arrested For Carrying Multiple Types Of Controlled Substances With Intent To Sell

Rocklin Police Department released their weekly crime report on Monday.  Among the crimes listed on the report was an arrest made of a man holding several types of controlled substances. Police responded to a call on Placer West Drive on March 9th, after receiving reports of a suspicious person in…

The VFW Teams Up With Boy Scouts For Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

The VFW Teams Up With Boy Scouts For Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

The VFW and Boy Scout Troop 13 are ready to fill your belly’s full of delicious spaghetti this Wednesday March 18th at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Auburn. Volunteers from the VFW will create the homemade spaghetti dinner that also includes fresh salad and scrumptious garlic bread. Tickets are $5…

NID Considers Drought Plan Due To Scant Snowpack

NID Considers Drought Plan Due To Scant Snowpack

Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District said because the mountain snow pack is at near-record low levels, NID is formulating plans for implementation of the district’s Drought Contingency Plan. Although water level at Bowman Reservoir is 79 percent of average, this winter’s warm storms have produced more rain than snow…

Nevada City Fire Claims Two Lives

Nevada City Fire Claims Two Lives

Friday morning at 4:00, a female from the 17000 block of Country Circle in Nevada City, called 911 reporting her residence was on fire and that she and her adult son were trapped in the residence. Fire department personnel and deputies from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office responded to the…