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Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office will offer a free public class next month about preventing identity theft, according to a news release from the department. Scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 6 at the Auburn Justice Center on Richardson Drive, the class will explain how to reduce the risk…

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by finding your pet of gold at the end of the rainbow — or rather, at the Placer County animal services center in Auburn. Cat and dog adoption fees, normally $121 for dogs or $100 for cats, will be just $20 during the “St. PETrick’s Day”…

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

You can take a ride back in time this weekend when you board a B-17 Flying Fortress called the Madras Maiden. The Liberty Foundation is a non-profit flying museum and keeps one of only 12 B-17 bombers flying today. At one time, there were 12,732 during the WWII era. The…

I-80 Commuters Discover Body Hanging From Tree Near Douglas Blvd.

I-80 Commuters Discover Body Hanging From Tree Near Douglas Blvd.

The body of a man was found hanging from a tree Wednesday morning in Roseville, between the Harding Boulevard corridor and westbound Interstate 80 off-ramp near Douglas Boulevard. According to Roseville Police Department spokeswoman Dee Dee Gunther, the Placer County Coroner had yet to publicly identify the man as of…

South Lake Tahoe Getting Whole Foods 365, Again…

South Lake Tahoe Getting Whole Foods 365, Again…

It looks like South Lake Tahoe will be getting a Whole Foods 365 after all. A purchase agreement for the Knights Inn property was signed by owner Pradip Patel and approved by South Lake Tahoe City Council on March 14, putting into motion a project that has been four years…

Shoulder Tap Nets Five Arrests In Sting Supplying Alcohol To Minors

Shoulder Tap Nets Five Arrests In Sting Supplying Alcohol To Minors

A “shoulder tap” operation in conjunction with Alcoholic Beverage Control resulted in five arrests in Placerville this weekend. The Placerville Police Department was awarded a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in July of 2016 for nearly $60,000. As part of the grant, the police department conducts…

Police Investigating A Possible Connection With Recent String Of Robberies

Police Investigating A Possible Connection With Recent String Of Robberies

On March 2, 2017, at approximately 6:00 am, the Auburn Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that had occurred in the 200 block of Washington Street, Auburn, CA. Officers from the police department learned that in addition to the robbery, the business was also burglarized. On March…

Jumping For Heart Health

Jumping For Heart Health

UC CalFresh staff will join First Street School staff and students for “Jump Rope for Heart” to promote physical activity and heart health. UC CalFresh Nutrition Education staff will help students have fun and stay heart healthy by facilitating jump roping activities. The jumping will take place on March 24,…

Meddlers Report: 3/14/2017

Meddlers Report: 3/14/2017

Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely started this morning’s meeting by thanking Bob Snyder for organizing the public safety meetings that took place in the place of the Meddlers at the city council chambers room last month. Spokely allowed Auburn Public Safety Director, John Ruffcorn, to speak about a recent purchase of…

Local Bully Gets $1 Million Bail For Threathening Voicemails and Stalking

Local Bully Gets $1 Million Bail For Threathening Voicemails and Stalking

On Wednesday, March 8, the Auburn Police Department received a report of a female leaving threatening voice mails and stalking a known male victim at his residence. It was determined upon conclusion of the officers investigation that Tina Bale, a 51 year old female from Auburn, California, had been sending…