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TRAFFIC ALERT on Eastbound I-80 near Colfax: Backup Stalling Traffic

TRAFFIC ALERT on Eastbound I-80 near Colfax: Backup Stalling Traffic

A stretch of eastbound Interstate 80 near Colfax is shut down because of an overturned FedEx truck. The truck overturned about 6:20 a.m. Wednesday on I-80 at Secret Town. The truck is on its side and blocking all lanes of the intersection. Drivers are urged to take alternative routes. Caltrans…

New Mining Law Gives Water Board Control

New Mining Law Gives Water Board Control

The governor has signed Senate Bill 637 to protect California’s water supplies, wildlife and cultural resources from the damaging effects of suction dredge gold mining.  The mining bill gives authority for some mining operations to the State Water Resources Control Board, according to YubaNet.com and the Grass Valley Union. Some groups are…

Police Warn Against Latest ID Theft Scams

Police Warn Against Latest ID Theft Scams

The Community Services Unit at the Placer County Sheriff’s Office has a full class scheduled tonight, for their free Identity Theft Prevention seminar. Placer County Sheriff Lt. Troy Sander joined Sarah McCormick on the air at KAHI this morning, to discuss the issue.  He says the class covers the most common ways…

Placer County Sheriff Hosting an ID Theft Prevention Class

Placer County Sheriff Hosting an ID Theft Prevention Class

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Tuesday, October 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Auburn Justice Center. The class is open to the public and will be held in the community room at sheriff’s headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive in Auburn.…

Police Search for Colfax Cemetery Vandal

Police Search for Colfax Cemetery Vandal

Officers are searching for a person who defaced a fallen Sacramento officer’s headstone at a Colfax cemetery. Thursday evening, police responded to a report of vandalism in the Colfax Cemetery, at the grave of Officer William Bean. At Bean’s grave site, two monumental badges were torn from his headstone, and a note targeting police…

Friday Night Football in the Foothills Heats Up

Friday Night Football in the Foothills Heats Up

Tonight the pigskins will be flying everywhere, as high school football season really begins to heat up. Tonight’s game in Colfax is a very special one, honoring Veterans and active military servicemen and women.  The Falcons will host Lincoln’s Fighting Zebras. Colfax High School Principal Paul Lundberg joined Sarah McCormick on…

El Nino “Too Big To Fail”

El Nino “Too Big To Fail”

  Today in the LA Times, and the Sacramento Bee, good news to share, as meteorologists and scientists confirm the increasingly probable chance of rain. El Niño that is among the strongest on record is gaining strength in the Pacific Ocean, and climate scientists say California is likely to face…

Auburn Chamber Survey Results Revealed over Breakfast

Auburn Chamber Survey Results Revealed over Breakfast

                  Photo of Monique Hall Results from the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s survey will be revealed tomorrow morning over coffee and eggs in downtown Auburn, at the Eggs and Issues Breakfast. Earlier this month, several Chamber members and volunteers hit the streets…

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Violent Crimes in North Auburn

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Violent Crimes in North Auburn

Placer County Sheriffs office says a couple of people were injured in assaults and attempted robberies in North Auburn recently. One person was stabbed in the chest with box cutters on Sunday, allegedly by a group of Hispanic men. Earlier that day, a 33-yr old man was assaulted and robbed…

Timeline Updated on Walmart Development in Auburn

Timeline Updated on Walmart Development in Auburn

          Gerry Haas, Senior Planner with the Planning Services Division of Placer County joined Sarah McCormick in KAHI’s studios today. He laid out a timeline of Walmart’s proposed development in Auburn. The project, an 18 acre parcel located behind the Plaza Development, has been in the…