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Bracing For Lightening And Fire

Bracing For Lightening And Fire

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  El Dorado Illegal Campsite Fire: El Dorado County Fire responded to a fire along the El Dorado Trail late Monday. The fire was located just south of the bike trail near Schnell School Road. Some residences located in close proximity were evacuated as a precaution. The incident was brought…

Visit 20 Heritage Trail Museums This Weekend

Visit 20 Heritage Trail Museums This Weekend

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  For all you history fans, this weekend offers a chance to take in California’s history for free during the Heritage Trail Tour.  On August 2nd and 3rd, visitors will have a chance to visit 20 museums from Lake Tahoe down to Roseville where they can learn all about history…

Mike Holmes Goes For Number Four

Mike Holmes Goes For Number Four

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            Auburn City Council member Mike Holmes is seeking his fourth and final term on the council with his paperwork filed for re-election for Auburn City Council.  Holmes is the fifth of seventh generations in Auburn since 1852. Holmes is seeking another term because in…

Grape Days Of Summer

Grape Days Of Summer

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If you love wine and food, this Saturday and Sunday, the Grape Days Of Summer will be a great event to gather with friends. Nineteen wineries are collaborating with open houses to support and celebrate Placer GROWN, with locally grown and produced wine, food and agriculture.  Self-guided tours of the wineries give participants a…

Relay For Life Auburn Is In High Gear

Relay For Life Auburn Is In High Gear

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Relay for Life Auburn is only a few weeks away on August 16th at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.  Each year, hundreds of participants, who will walk laps continually for 24 hours, gather at the fairgrounds to raise money to help find the cure for cancer. But fundraising doesn’t just happen…

Rattlesnakes Are Thirsty and Need Water

Rattlesnakes Are Thirsty and Need Water

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Rattlesnake season has been here for a while,  and with the warmer temperatures, they have come out searching for water, sometimes even in your front yard. The slithery poisonous snakes are on the prowl looking for water and are coming closer to homes because natural water resources, where they might…

Who Doesn’t Love A Fair

Who Doesn’t Love A Fair

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It seems like this summer is a blur and with school just around the corner, there is still plenty of summertime fun to be had.  The Gold Country Fair is just 37 days away, and entry deadlines for livestock, handmade goods like clothing or quilting,  and even artwork is fast…

Truckee River Rafting Trips Done For The Summer

Truckee River Rafting Trips Done For The Summer

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Truckee River Rafting Company, in Tahoe City has seen firsthand what the drought can do.  Usually the rafting company sends customers down the Truckee River until Labor Day. This year, because of the drought, the rafting company closed shop on Friday for the rest of the summer. The rafting company…

An Early Morning Motorcycle Accident Friday Took A Life and Closed I-80

An Early Morning Motorcycle Accident Friday Took A Life and Closed I-80

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  A sig alert was issued Friday morning after a fatal motorcycle accident shut down all lanes on Westbound Interstate 80 just west of the Weimar Cross Road. A motorcyclist collided with a big rig heading west on I-80. According to CHP Officer Sergeant Dave Little, the male rider of…

Growing Vegetables And Giving Back

Growing Vegetables And Giving Back

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The vacant lot at 991 Lincoln Way, between the Healing Light Institute and Wave Broadband is full of brightly colored yellow weeds, and considered an eyesore for many who walk by it, but soon it will be a full lush vegetable garden. In a groundbreaking ceremony held Thursday Morning, a…