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Colfax Couple Arrested for Torture, Kidnapping and More

Colfax Couple Arrested for Torture, Kidnapping and More

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Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Colfax residents Tuesday for crimes they committed on another Colfax resident. Donald Scott Bell, 46, and Robin R. Brawley, 23, were booked at the Placer County Jail on multiple charges, including torture, kidnapping, penetration with a foreign object, false imprisonment, burglary, robbery, criminal threats,…

Colfax Winter Fest is Saturday

Colfax Winter Fest is Saturday

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Colfax Winter fest is Saturday from 4 to 9 pm in downtown Colfax with  Holiday crafts and booths, Bonfire, Food, Caroling, Live Nativity Scene, Pictures with Santa, Community Soup Dinner and Parade of Lights at 6:00 pm and the Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the end of the evening!!…

County Commemorative Coin Awards

County Commemorative Coin Awards

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors presented the commemorative Coin Awards Tuesday morning. Supervisor Kirk Uhler presented a coin to fellow Eagle Scout Steven Lease for his contributions to the county. Lease is an active Rotarian and involved with Scouts but may be better known as the cookie guy freely…

Foresthill Road Crash Sends 2 to the Hospital

Foresthill Road Crash Sends 2 to the Hospital

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A near head on collision on Foresthill rd sent 2 to the hospital Tuesday morning. At 8:30 am, Ronald Roussey (age 67 from Foresthill, Ca.) was driving his silver 2008 Dodge pick-up westbound on Foresthill Rd., west of Upper Lake Clementine Rd., at an unknown speed.  Terry David (age 54…

Holiday Shopping Safety

Holiday Shopping Safety

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Many residents are out and about shopping for the holidays and although you may be in the Christmas spirit there are plenty of thieves that looking to take advantage. Placerville Police Chief Scott Heller warns shoppers to protect themselves.             Shopping safety And the chief says Most of all have fun…

Freezing Temps Leading to Frozen Pipes

Freezing Temps Leading to Frozen Pipes

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The recent cold snap left residents without water and many with busted pipes. Andrew Twidwell with ABT Plumbing says he has see a variety of plumbing problems related to freezing temperatures and even the plumber had to fix his pipes.             Frozen pipes 1 Twidwell says there are steps you can…

North Auburn Home Total Loss After Fire

North Auburn Home Total Loss After Fire

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Imagine losing your home and all its contents during the holidays. That is what happened to the Browning-Spears family in North Auburn while the family of 4 was attending the Festival of Lights Parade in Auburn Saturday night. During the parade the family got a call that their home off…

Home Invasion Robbery in Grass Valley

Home Invasion Robbery in Grass Valley

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The Grass Valley Police Department is asking for your help to find suspects in a home invasion robbery on Hill Street. On Friday the 6th just before 8 pm Grass Valley Police Officers were dispatched to Hill Street in Grass Valley regarding the report of a home invasion robbery. Officers…

Congressman Tom McClintock Town Hall Meeting

Congressman Tom McClintock Town Hall Meeting

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Congressman Tom McClintock braved the elements to host a town Hall Meeting Friday Night in the Rose Room of City Hall. A few dozen residents came out to hear the Congressman speak briefly on the weaknesses of Obama Care and the republican goal to repeal the national health care system.…

Cal-Fire Reduces Staffing

Cal-Fire Reduces Staffing

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The forecasted winter storm this weekend and recent cooler weather in Northern California has allowed CAL FIRE, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, to transition to winter staffing levels in Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties on Monday, December 9, 2013.  Unit Deputy Chief  Randy Smith says “Our staffing…