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Armed Woman At Lodi School Causes Temporary Shutdown

Armed Woman At Lodi School Causes Temporary Shutdown

Classes at a Lodi school have been canceled this morning as police talk to an armed woman who has barricaded herself in a trailer attached to a Jeep in front of a school. The Lodi Police Department said the “tense” situation began about 7 a.m. in front of Needham School…

Eastbound I-80 Shuts Down Following Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Collision

Eastbound I-80 Shuts Down Following Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Collision

All lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 are back open this morning after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash with another vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m. near Pitt School Road in Dixon. The driver of the other vehicle stopped, but it is unclear…

Auburn Mayor Will Not Face Prosecution For November Charges

Auburn Mayor Will Not Face Prosecution For November Charges

  The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Auburn’s Mayor, Dr. Bill Kirby, will not face charges related to his arrest last November for allegedly driving under the influence. Kirby was arrested on November 29th in King City after officers witnessed the mayor’s car swerve in his lane…

Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

  Prison officials are investigating an inmate death at the new Folsom prison as a possible homicide, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Cleophus Bealey, 44, was found unresponsive about 1 p.m. Friday in his cell at California State Prison-Sacramento, the CDCR said Tuesday. Bealey was taken…

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays on Thursday, September 15th on westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) just west of the Nevada state line for roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should anticipate daytime delays as maintenance crews close the right lane of westbound I-80 at for…

Local Political Groups Gearing Up For Election Process

Local Political Groups Gearing Up For Election Process

  The Auburn Area Democratic Club(AADC) is entering the home stretch of the election process as both Placer County and the Presidential elections taking place next month. The AADC has been in the State Theatre building for over three months and is currently staffed by 30 volunteers who take turns…

The Sampler Concert Is Coming To Sierra College

The Sampler Concert Is Coming To Sierra College

  The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Sampler Concert on Sunday, September 25th at 3:00pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Get a sneak peek at what’s in store from the Music Department this year! The program will feature an eclectic mix of…

Today’s Meddlers Meeting Report

Today’s Meddlers Meeting Report

Today at the meddlers meeting, Auburn’s Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby gave a speech addressing his re-election. Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning at 7am in the Rose Room of the Auburn City Hall. Kirby is currently in the re-election process…

CHP Officer Arrested At His Auburn Home For Sharing Child Pornography

CHP Officer Arrested At His Auburn Home For Sharing Child Pornography

  A California Highway Patrol officer who is accused of sharing child pornography was arrested Monday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Patrick Francis Cooney, Jr., 54, was taken into custody around 4 p.m. at his Auburn home, the sheriff’s office said. An ongoing investigation found Cooney was “willingly transmitting…

Woman Arrested On Elm Avenue Brings Meth Into Jail

Woman Arrested On Elm Avenue Brings Meth Into Jail

On Saturday shortly before 10:00 PM, Officers contacted Martina Smith, a 43 year old transient, on the 300 block of Elm Avenue. Smith had reportedly caused a disturbance in a nearby business. Officers discovered Smith had a warrant for her arrest out of Nevada County. She was arrested and transported…