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Grand Jury Gives Placer Juvenile Detention Center Two Thumbs Up

Grand Jury Gives Placer Juvenile Detention Center Two Thumbs Up

  The 2015-2016 Placer County Grand Jury (PCGJ) conducted its annual inspection of the Placer County Juvenile Detention Facility (JDF) on October 21, 2015, led by Facility Superintendent Jeff Cann and Facility Assistant Superintendent Joe Netemeyer. The facility is located at 11260 B Avenue, Auburn and includes a courtroom used…

A Body With Signs Of Trauma Found In Sacramento Tuesday Morning

A Body With Signs Of Trauma Found In Sacramento Tuesday Morning

The body of a man that was found Tuesday morning in Sacramento has prompted a suspicious death investigation, police said. The body was discovered about 5 a.m. near Railroad Drive and Del Paso Boulevard. There were signs of trauma to the man’s body, prompting officers to launch a suspicious death investigation,…

Ribbon Cutting For Nevada County Highway 89 Pedestrian Undercrossing In Truckee

Ribbon Cutting For Nevada County Highway 89 Pedestrian Undercrossing In Truckee

  There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the State Route 89 Pedestrian Union Pacific Undercrossing “Mini-Mousehole” project. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. and is being held at the Southeast side of the Undercrossing “Mini-Mousehole” at SR 89…

Body Recovered From Incline Village Home Destroyed By Fire

Body Recovered From Incline Village Home Destroyed By Fire

A body was found Sunday morning after firefighters extinguished a blaze at a home in Incline Village. The fire was reported about 3 a.m. on Tomahawk Trail, and when crews arrived, the structure was fully involved in flames, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Department. After several hours of battling…

Local Fundraiser Warns The Auburn Area Of Telephone Scam

Local Fundraiser Warns The Auburn Area Of Telephone Scam

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county, and want to warn against imposters. This year, Search and Rescue is again raising money to purchase mobile communications equipment for the Lake Tahoe area. Search and Rescue volunteers donate thousands…

Authorities Looking For Suspect Responsible For Assaulting Three Woman In South Lake Tahoe

Authorities Looking For Suspect Responsible For Assaulting Three Woman In South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe police are asking for help identifying at least one man wanted for several assaults on women. The most recent incident happened on July 26, when a man on a dark-colored BMX bike rode up to a woman who was on the driveway of her home on Ski…

Body Found Under Sacramento Freeway

Body Found Under Sacramento Freeway

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a woman’s death as a homicide after her body was found underneath a Sacramento freeway, officers said Thursday. The woman’s body was found about 7:50 a.m. Tuesday under the Highway 50 overpass near Broadway and Alhambra Boulevard. The woman, whose identity has not been…

Gun Shop Burglary In Grass Valley

Gun Shop Burglary In Grass Valley

  At around 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, a local gun shop, Mustang Firearms, on Alta Street in Grass Valley, was burglarized by two, black male adults. The store owner believes around 20 handguns of miscellaneous make and models were stolen. Using masks and gloves to conceal their identities, the men forced entry into…

NID Pump Station Wins Engineering Award

NID Pump Station Wins Engineering Award

  A new pump station on the DS Canal above Nevada City has earned the Nevada Irrigation District a Project of the Year Award from the Sacramento Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). NID Engineering Manager Gary D. King and Project Engineer Adrian Schneider accepted the award at…

Mandatory Evacuations In Place In Winters As 4,000 Acres Burn

Mandatory Evacuations In Place In Winters As 4,000 Acres Burn

A 4,000-acre wildfire along Highway 128 in Winters prompted evacuations Tuesday, Cal Fire said. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Canyon Creek Resort and Golden Bear Estates, which is being evacuated for the third year in a row. An evacuation center is set up at the Winters Public Safety Center at…