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Caltrans Long/Short Term Projects This Winter

Caltrans Long/Short Term Projects This Winter

Long Term Projects Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Cape Horn Undercrossing Bridge: Motorists can expect around the clock alternating lane closures on the county roadway under the bridge for bridge work. State Route 49 (Sierra County) at Vista Point: Motorists can expect long term one way traffic controls around…

El Dorado Sheriff’s Need Your Help For Pair of Unsolved Winter Thefts

El Dorado Sheriff’s Need Your Help For Pair of Unsolved Winter Thefts

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is searching for thieves whose robbery this month put a end to a 40 year family tradition. The tradition that was ruined was a Christmas tree farm in El Dorado County. The farm’s owner, Gary Schoennauer, described what happened as a heartless crime. Schoennauer…

Annual Children’s Christmas Faire Becoming Local Family Fun Tradition

Annual Children’s Christmas Faire Becoming Local Family Fun Tradition

Santa is high in demand this season but is happy to be stopping by the Annual Children’s Christmas Faire for fun, games and free photo opportunities on Dec. 14. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is partnering to host the free holiday event that provides activities and entertainment for the whole family.…

Museums In Auburn to Exhibit Traditions of Christmas Past

Museums In Auburn to Exhibit Traditions of Christmas Past

Placer County Museums is decking the halls of three Auburn museums this year with the trappings of Christmas past, with festive exhibits on display from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. The sights, sounds and smells of a Victorian Christmas will be featured at the Bernhard Museum. Come by during regular…

Potters Release 2018 Schedule and Mini Plans

Potters Release 2018 Schedule and Mini Plans

The Lincoln Potters have released their 2018 schedule, along with a sneak peek of some of their promotional nights, in advance of their Ticket Mini Plans going on sale at 8:00 a.m. Cyber Monday, November 27. The Ticket Mini Plans for the 2018 season include a Fireworks 5-Pack, Thirst Quencher…

Meddlers Report for November 21st, 2017

Meddlers Report for November 21st, 2017

At yesterday morning’s meddlers meeting, Placer County Supervisor, Jennifer Montgomery, began the meeting as she always does. As Montgomery noted, this was another slow week as far as county news was concerned. However, the supervisor did end yesterday morning’s county briefing by touching on a hot topic around this town…

Wise Powerhouse Marks 100 Years of Operation

Wise Powerhouse Marks 100 Years of Operation

Chris Brewster talks about the Wise Powerhouse like an old, dependable friend — in this case, a rare, 100-year-old friend he hopes will stick around. It’s built to last. It has run great with some upgraded equipment and, there’s no reason it can’t run for another 100 years,” said Brewster,…

Cannabis Cultivation and Excise Tax’s To Take Effect January 1st

Cannabis Cultivation and Excise Tax’s To Take Effect January 1st

Beginning January 1, 2018, the cannabis cultivation tax and excise tax will take effect. Cannabis businesses need to be aware of the new tax rates and how they apply to their business activities. Cultivation Tax: Cultivators are responsible for paying the cultivation tax on all harvested cannabis entering the commercial…

Recent Rains Along With Cool Off Prompts End To Especially Destructive Fire Season

Recent Rains Along With Cool Off Prompts End To Especially Destructive Fire Season

Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit to transition out of peak fire season effective Monday, November 20, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra Counties. CAL FIRE will continue to maintain staffing to meet…

Help Foster Youth Displaced by Recent Wildfires

Help Foster Youth Displaced by Recent Wildfires

As Californians affected by this year’s devastating wildfires cope with their loss, and their lives, forever changed, Child Advocates of Placer County encourage you to help foster youth affected by the fires. The wildfires have brought to the forefront the critical shortage of foster homes in our state. Even before…