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Awards Ceremony Tomorrow In Honor Of Five Brave Citizens

Awards Ceremony Tomorrow In Honor Of Five Brave Citizens

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Auburn Area will recognize five Good Samaritans for their acts of heroism. These five people all stopped to render aid at the scene of a three-vehicle collision. One of the involved vehicles caught fire with the semi-conscious driver still seated behind the steering wheel. Without…

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Highway 20

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Highway 20

Caltrans is alerting motorists to anticipate nighttime delays on Highway 20 from the junction with Interstate 80 to Uren Road in Nevada City as the District 3 Striping/Stencil crew works to lay thermoplastic lane markings on the highway. The nighttime striping work will utilize rolling closures, with CA Highway Patrol…

Nevada County Supervisor Arrested For DUI

Nevada County Supervisor Arrested For DUI

Nevada County Supervisor Heidi Hall was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend as she was celebrating her birthday. Hall, who ran unsuccessfully for Congress back in 2014, currently serves as a manager for the State Department of California Water Resources and is the Nevada County Supervisor for…

Well Known Transients Spotted By Off-Duty Auburn Officer In Stolen Mercedes

Well Known Transients Spotted By Off-Duty Auburn Officer In Stolen Mercedes

During the evening hours this past Saturday an off-duty Auburn Police Officer observed two well-known transients driving a 2010 Mercedes with paper plates in the Auburn Town Center. The off-duty officer advised the dispatch center and a records check revealed the driver, Kimberly Seay 40, had four local warrants for…

Placer County Sheriff Bell Press Conference Update

Placer County Sheriff Bell Press Conference Update

Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell held a news conference this afternoon at the Auburn Justice Center regarding the three corrections employees who were arrested Wednesday morning. Although the charges to the three officers varied, a majority of them involved both mistreatments of inmates at the Placer County Jail in Auburn…

Placer County Sheriff Arrests His Own Officers

Placer County Sheriff Arrests His Own Officers

Placer County just released the following statement to the media: “Subject: PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY, 2 p.m., Placer Co. Sheriff’s Office Today at 2:30 p.m., Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell will hold a press conference in the community room at our headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive, Auburn, 95603. If you plan to…

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Downtown Auburn Intersection

Caltrans Striping Operations to Affect Downtown Auburn Intersection

Caltrans is alerting motorists to anticipate delays at the intersection of Highway 49 and Lincoln Way-south on Wednesday, May 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. as Caltrans maintenance special crews install new roadway markings. The new striping will establish a ‘Keep Clear’ area in the intersection. This work will…

National Dam Safety Awareness Day

National Dam Safety Awareness Day

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan. PG&E’s 97 storage reservoirs are used primarily for generating…

Free Event In Auburn To Help Families Stay Active In Summer

Free Event In Auburn To Help Families Stay Active In Summer

Sami’s Circuit, a free community wellness event for children and families, will take place on June 3 in Auburn. Hosted by Placer County’s Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention program, the event aims to encourage kids and families to remain active with the theme “Power Up Your Summer.” It will be…

Placer PROTECT To Host Event Aimed To Protect Against Elder Abuse

Placer PROTECT To Host Event Aimed To Protect Against Elder Abuse

A growing concern for Placer County residents is being met with a free event next month called “Aging Safely.” At this morning’s Meddlers meeting the Placer County District Attorney Office made a presentation on different ways that people are taking advantage of the county’s elders. The most common form of…