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New Solar Panel Project Near Old Downieville Highway

New Solar Panel Project Near Old Downieville Highway

Soon, while driving on Highway 49 near Old Downieville Highway, residents might notice at a new array of solar panels. Their source: A renewable energy plan by Nevada County to reduce greenhouse gases while making effective use of fiscal resources, a press release states. The public is invited to a…

Thieves Take $3,000 In Meat From Auburn Restaurant

Thieves Take $3,000 In Meat From Auburn Restaurant

Placer County sheriff’s officials seek help finding thieves who stole an estimated $3,000 worth of meat and all-terrain vehicle from an Auburn-area restaurant last week. The owner of Dingus McGee’s restaurant on Musso Road arrived for work Thursday and discovered that someone had entered the freezer storage area by breaking…

Northern California Gas Prices Stabilize As Supply Increases

Northern California Gas Prices Stabilize As Supply Increases

Gasoline supplies remain well above levels commonplace for this time of year, which should keep prices relatively steady as more drivers take to the roads. Today’s gas prices registering on the AAA gas survey show the state pump price of unleaded regular is $2.80 per gallon, which is $0.03 higher…

Governor Brown Issues Order To Continue Water Savings As Drought Persists

Governor Brown Issues Order To Continue Water Savings As Drought Persists

Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an executive order that builds on temporary statewide emergency water restrictions to establish longer-term water conservation measures, including permanent monthly water use reporting, new permanent water use standards in California communities and bans on clearly wasteful…

Sierra College Presents: Jazz Night, On May 14th

Sierra College Presents: Jazz Night, On May 14th

The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present Jazz Night on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 7:30pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus.  Enjoy an evening of contemporary jazz and popular music with the Sierra College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Greg McLaughlin, the Sierra College Vocal…

Republican Head To Head Debate Tonight For 6th Assembly District

Republican Head To Head Debate Tonight For 6th Assembly District

Tonight, Bill Halldin, Kevin Hanley, Gabriel Hydrick, Suzanne Jones, Kevin Kiley, Ron Mikulaco, Cristi Nelson and Andy Pugno will square off in their first head-to-head debate as each seeks to be the Republican Party’s choice in the 6th Assembly District. This debate is the first debate of 2016 for the…

Auburn Symphony Mother’s Day Performance at Mondavi Center in Davis

Auburn Symphony Mother’s Day Performance at Mondavi Center in Davis

  AUBURN PRIDE When it comes to community pride, Auburn can stand tall. The Auburn Symphony performed a flawless concert at the Mondavi Center in Davis for Mother’s Day. The energy and expertise made the performance one to remember with Overture to Candide and Mahler’s Symphony No.1. Conductor Peter Jaffe…

Sierra College Music Department Presents A Spring Choral Concert

Sierra College Music Department Presents A Spring Choral Concert

The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Spring Choral Concert on Wednesday, May 11th at 7:30pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Join them for an evening of contemporary and traditional choral music performed by the Sierra College Chamber and Concert Choirs, under the direction…

Placerville Police Department Increases Presence In Community With New Substation

Placerville Police Department Increases Presence In Community With New Substation

As part of its continued Restorative Policing efforts, the Placerville Police Department is partnering with Kapre Properties, Inc., El Dorado County Health and Human Services, El Dorado County Probation, Only Kindness, veteran outreach services and several community members to open a community substation at 1488 A Broadway this week. This…

May Is National Bike Safety Month

May Is National Bike Safety Month

May is National Bike Safety Month, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists and bicyclists to share responsibility for roadway safety.  California’s weather allows bicyclists to enjoy riding many months throughout the year.  Although bicycle safety should be practiced every day, the month of May has been set…