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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…

Homeless Shelter Approved to Operate Through March

Homeless Shelter Approved to Operate Through March

The Placer County Board of Supervisors meet on Tuesday morning and on the agenda was a request for additional funds to operate the temporary homeless shelter in the Dewitt Center through March of next year and expand capacity for the upcoming winter months. 15 local residents and business owners spoke…

Bear Season Seems Unnecessarily Deadly

Bear Season Seems Unnecessarily Deadly

In a year ridden with wildfires and drought conditions, area wildlife are reeling and wandering closer to urban areas in search of food and water.  As organizations such as the Bear League, Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife and more are dealing with increased occurrences of…

Missing 12-year-old Julissa Magallon Found Safe

Missing 12-year-old Julissa Magallon Found Safe

Citrus Heights police say that a 12-year-old girl they were looking for on Tuesday has been found. According to the Sacramento Bee, Julissa Magallon, considered at-risk because of her young age, was thought to have been picked up by an acquaintance in a maroon-colored, older model Honda sedan with tinted…

Governor Signs Gun Control & Crime Bills, Vetoes Others

Governor Signs Gun Control & Crime Bills, Vetoes Others

California’s Governor Jerry Brown took care of business Saturday, signing some bills and vetoing others. Brown signed AB953, which would require law enforcement officials to gather and report detailed information about the stops they make.  The bill will require officers to record the reason for each stop they make, the…

Firefights Continue on 7 Active Fires Throughout California

Firefights Continue on 7 Active Fires Throughout California

Moderately strong to gusty north to northeast winds will continue into this evening, and according to Cal Fire, autumn winds remain a serious threat with wildfires. In a release this morning,  Cal Fire reports around 900 firefighters are battling 7 large fires.  The agency says significant warming and drying will…

October’s First Weekend is Packed with Events

October’s First Weekend is Packed with Events

October 2, 2015 Events: Farm to Film Festival:  Presented by PlacerGrown begins for a 2 day event at the State Theatre 6-8pm Friday, and 10am – 6pm Saturday. Go to:  http://www.placergrown.org/ for details. Oktoberfest:  Presented by the Auburn Gold Country Rotary Club. The 27th Annual festival, with it’s “Authentic German…

Butte Fire 100% Contained, but Cal Fire Urges Caution

Butte Fire 100% Contained, but Cal Fire Urges Caution

Cal Fire’s Daniel Berlant joined Sarah McCormick in KAHI’s studios this morning, with good news to share, and a warning to pass along. The killer Butte Fire is now 100 percent contained, leaving 7 fires burning throughout the state, most, Berlant says, burning in remote areas of the state’s forests.…

Veterans Garden Celebrates Next Phase

Veterans Garden Celebrates Next Phase

It was a beautiful morning on Lincoln Way in Auburn, as community members converged upon the Armed Forces Pavilion and Community Memorial Garden.  Donna Arz with the Forgotten Soldier Program, along with Marine Corps. Veteran Tom Eberlein welcomed distinguished members of the community as they celebrated the completion of another…