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State Water Project Supply Increased To 60%

State Water Project Supply Increased To 60%

As winter storms continue to fill reservoirs and boost the snowpack, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today increased its estimate of this year’s State Water Project (SWP) supply from 45 to 60 percent of most requests. DWR initially estimated it would be able to deliver only 20 percent of…

Former Wells Fargo Parking Lot Demolition Begins

Former Wells Fargo Parking Lot Demolition Begins

Demolition began today at the former Wells Fargo Bank parking lot in downtown Auburn. Wells Fargo closed it’s doors at the end of Summer this year, however, they left one of the two ATM’s behind to allow for more convenience for it’s downtown customers. The drive-up ATM was removed when…

Placer County Will Hold Two Meetings For General Public On Sustaniable Groundwater Act

Placer County Will Hold Two Meetings For General Public On Sustaniable Groundwater Act

Placer County, the cities of Roseville and Lincoln, Placer County Water Agency and with participation from California American Water, are hosting two public meetings on the 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency in west Placer County. Those interested in learning more about the…

Pacific Street Fire Station Coming Soon In Rocklin

Pacific Street Fire Station Coming Soon In Rocklin

By this summer, Rocklin residents could see construction begin on a Pacific Street fire station to replace Station 1 that has occupied Rocklin Road since the 1970s. The Jan. 10 agenda for the Rocklin City Council meeting, held after press time, included a recommendation that the city amend its capital…

Highway 65 Shut Down Following Fatal Crash

Highway 65 Shut Down Following Fatal Crash

An 18-year-old man was killed and several others were injured in a six-vehicle crash Monday night on Highway 65 in Roseville, the California Highway Patrol said. Seven to eight people, including an 8-year-old, were taken to the hospital for treatment, CHP said. Their conditions are unknown. The crash happened after…

William Jessup Baseball Set To Begin Season In Upgraded McBean Stadium

William Jessup Baseball Set To Begin Season In Upgraded McBean Stadium

William Jessup University’s men’s baseball team begins the 2017 season Saturday, January 21 with a double-header against Corban University at the $1.1 million newly renovated McBean Stadium in Lincoln. The revitalization effort of McBean Stadium is the result of a joint partnership between the City of Lincoln and William Jessup…

Grandfather Stops Attempted Kidnapping Of 3-Year-Old In Auburn

Grandfather Stops Attempted Kidnapping Of 3-Year-Old In Auburn

A woman accused of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old girl was arrested Saturday afternoon, the Auburn Police Department said. Lindsay Frasher, 28, was taken into custody around 1:40 p.m. on Auburn Ravine Road, police said. Police said the 3-year-old and her family was standing together outside when Frasher tried to…

Storm Of The Decade Leaves It’s Mark On Placer County

Storm Of The Decade Leaves It’s Mark On Placer County

There is light at the end of the snow tunnel in eastern Placer County including Donner Summit and the Tahoe area, with snow expected to taper off Thursday night. The forecast shows several dry days ahead for residents and visitors over the holiday weekend. However, as businesses and residents continue…

Supervisors Approve Agreement With Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento

Supervisors Approve Agreement With Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today voted to approve an agreement between the county Health and Human Services department and Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento for additional shelter beds for children and foster youth should the need arise. The Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento agreement is set to run…

Placer County Sheriff, Ed Bonner, Announces Retirement

Placer County Sheriff, Ed Bonner, Announces Retirement

Yesterday the Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced the planned retirement of Sheriff Ed Bonner. “Sheriff Bonner is announcing his retirement effective February 24, 2017. Sheriff Bonner has served with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for 43 years, 22 of which were spent as sheriff. His accomplishments are vast, and he…