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Placer County Delays April 7th Vote On Closing Two Libraries

Placer County Delays April 7th Vote On Closing Two Libraries

Placer County Board of Supervisors has requested the planned April 7th vote regarding the closure of the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries be delayed. The delay came at the urging of members of the community and supervisors Jim Holmes and Jenifer Montgomery. The time will be used to continue…

Man Driving Jeep Crashes Into Motorcyclist, Arrested For DUI

Man Driving Jeep Crashes Into Motorcyclist, Arrested For DUI

On Saturday at 5:15p.m.,  37-year-old Benjamin Newcomb,  was driving his Jeep westbound on Tyler Foot Road in Grass Valley at an unsafe speed. As he approached a curve, he lost control and crossed over into oncoming traffic where he nearly struck the first of two motorcycles. The second motorcycle, driven…

The Moose Is Safe

The Moose Is Safe

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is crediting the media with their assistance in locating the stolen moose head from Sunnyside Resort in North Lake Tahoe. On Monday, a citizen came forward stating he had located the lost Sunnyside’s moose head. The person said they found it on the side of…

Teen Mom Loses Control Of Her Vehicle

Teen Mom Loses Control Of Her Vehicle

On Monday morning in Grass Valley, 18-year-old Bridgette Glover, was driving her VW Jetta on Highway 20 west of Ponderosa Rd when she looked towards the backseat to check on her 20-month-old son. Looking away caused Glover to veer right and the teen then attempted to correct her steering back…

Caretaker Arrested For Stealing Checks And Jewelry From Client

Caretaker Arrested For Stealing Checks And Jewelry From Client

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Sacramento caretaker on Friday for stealing checks and jewelry from a patient she was working for. Kneisha Ann Dosty, 31, was taken into custody in Sacramento and was booked at the Placer County Jail. Dosty is charged with financial elder abuse by a caretaker,…

Grass Valley Man Steals Tools On Monday, Gets Caught Selling Them On Tuesday

Grass Valley Man Steals Tools On Monday, Gets Caught Selling Them On Tuesday

A Grass Valley man has been arrested for his connection to a commercial burglary. The burglar is accused of taking three toolboxes full of tools, including geological surveying equipment, with an estimated value of $30,000. Grass Valley Police officers received a call on Monday from a business owner about a…

Female Pedestrian Struck And Killed Crossing Rocklin Road

Female Pedestrian Struck And Killed Crossing Rocklin Road

Early Friday morning, at around 1:30 a.m., a woman was hit by a car while crossing the street in the eastbound traffic lanes on Rocklin Road, near Granite Drive. In a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol, the victim was struck and killed by an off duty Rocklin…

2nd Annual Placer County Ag Day

2nd Annual Placer County Ag Day

The Placer County Farm Bureau, Echo Valley Ranch, and the Placer Resource Conservation District (RCD) hosted the 2nd Annual Ag Day” educational event at Gold Country Fairgrounds on Wednesday. Hundreds of elementary school age children spent the day learning the ins and outs of agricultural farming.  Students learned about raising animals…

Golf For A Good Cause

Golf For A Good Cause

Bowman Charter School is seeking business sponsorship for the School’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner on April 26th. Bowman Parent Teacher Organization relies on sponsorships from the golf tournament to aid with the cost of classroom supplies, field trips, playground equipment and so much more. The Bowman PTO golf…

Drunk Driver Crashes Jeep On Freeway In Morning Rush Hour

Drunk Driver Crashes Jeep On Freeway In Morning Rush Hour

Traffic came to a complete stand still on Thursday morning after an accident on westbound Interstate 80. John Barclay Naugle IV, 37, was driving his Jeep Wrangler at 7:35 a.m. and lost control of his vehicle, causing him to crash into the construction median at the Gilardi over crossing.  The…