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Newcastle Man Booked On Drug And Identity Theft Charges

Newcastle Man Booked On Drug And Identity Theft Charges

On Friday, at 10:50 AM, an Auburn Police Department Officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop for a seatbelt violation. While speaking with the driver, 36 year old Ryan Booth of Newcastle, the officer became suspicious of furtive movements made by Booth. The officer questioned Booth about this and determined Booth…

NID And Environmental Groups Will Tackle Controversial Centennial Project In Debate

NID And Environmental Groups Will Tackle Controversial Centennial Project In Debate

Speakers from both the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) and environmental groups will square off on the merits of the one of the most controversial proposed projects in recent years, the Centennial Reservoir Project, which includes construction of a dam on the Bear River between the existing Combie and Rollins reservoirs.…

State And Local Agencies Begin Incorporating Sea Level Rise In Decision Making

State And Local Agencies Begin Incorporating Sea Level Rise In Decision Making

Today, the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) adopted a resolution acknowledging a recent science report as a foundational piece for updating the State’s Sea-Level Rise Guidance and directing staff at the Ocean Protection Council to begin the policy update, which will help state and local agencies incorporate sea-level rise into their…

Cost Cutting Construction Flaws Expected As Major Contributor To Oroville Spillway Disaster

Cost Cutting Construction Flaws Expected As Major Contributor To Oroville Spillway Disaster

The first reports have been released from the hired consultants as to what was the official cause for this year’s Oroville Spillway failure. Consultant reports claim the main spillway failure probably stemmed from swift water flows under the concrete chute, which was cracked and of uneven thickness. The explanation given…

New Phone APP Is Helping Scammers Attack Via Phone Call

New Phone APP Is Helping Scammers Attack Via Phone Call

The Placer County Sheriff’s office wants its citizens to know that there is another scam artist that is attacking through the phone. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office notes on its Facebook page that the department’s jail staff is getting worried queries from the public asking whether they have pending warrants…

Lincoln Potters News 4/26

Lincoln Potters News 4/26

The newly revived Lincoln Potters baseball team has released their 2017 promotional schedule in advance of single-game tickets going on sale Monday, May 1. Highlighting this season’s promotions are five Fireworks Nights (June 1, June 10, July 4, July 15, and July 29) including Opening Night on June 1, Star…

Placer County Proclaims Support For Sutter Health’s Regional Effort To End Homelessness

Placer County Proclaims Support For Sutter Health’s Regional Effort To End Homelessness

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today proclaimed support for Sutter Health’s Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness. In December, Placer County received a $1 million matching grant through Getting…

Repair Work Begins At Oroville Spillway

Repair Work Begins At Oroville Spillway

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released all three of the reports prepared by the independent Board of Consultants about the damaged spillways at Lake Oroville. The reports have been released with Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) redacted. DWR will follow this same protocol for each subsequent report…

New Bike Trail Going In South Lake Tahoe

New Bike Trail Going In South Lake Tahoe

The City of South Lake Tahoe has begun construction on the El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Bike Trail. Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) will be installing temporary Best Management Practices (BMP) erosion control and water quality measures during the last week of April. Construction work will not occur on holidays…

Placer County Happenings For The Week Of 4/24

Placer County Happenings For The Week Of 4/24

With several county supervisors and key staff headed to Washington, D.C. next week to meet with national leaders, the board of supervisors will meet Monday, April 24, instead of their usual Tuesday meeting. On the agenda is a grant application to fund more trails connecting Placer’s North Lake Tahoe communities…