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Snow Storm Approaching Sierra Foothills

Snow Storm Approaching Sierra Foothills

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Sierra foothills and the Sierra Nevada, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning. The next winter storm will move into the region tomorrow.  Northern California will experience the coldest storm of the year so far, the…

NorCal’s Chances for Wet El Nino Increasing

NorCal’s Chances for Wet El Nino Increasing

The Sierra snowpack looks like it’ll gain significantly this winter, perhaps making it the best ski season in decades for Northern California. According to the LA Times, El Nino is on track for a cold and wet winter.  The phenomenom looks  increasingly likely to bring heavy rains to key Northern California…

Operation Christmas Cheer to Marines Overseas: C-130 Communities

Operation Christmas Cheer to Marines Overseas:  C-130 Communities

Update: 12/10/15 We’re topping off our pile of goodies to send to the C-130 Community of Marines!  Your last chance to add to the KAHI shipment is now! At 10:30am tomorrow morning, Friday, we’ll be adding the final part of our Operation Christmas Cheer. Don’t worry though, this will NOT…

You Can Browse the Redwoods, Instead of Stores on Black Friday

You Can Browse the Redwoods, Instead of Stores on Black Friday

Black Friday is a nightmare of jammed parking lots and elbowing strangers at your local big box store, so why not spend the day outdoors instead? Thanks to a generous private donation, 49 of California’s redwood state parks will be free to visit on Black Friday. The event is being…

Daytime Burglaries Have Loomis Residents Wary

Daytime Burglaries Have Loomis Residents Wary

There are reports of robberies in Loomis with tens of thousands of dollars stolen in a couple of recent break-ins. The burglaries happened on November 4 and November 9, during the day when homeowners were away, according to the Auburn Journal and the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Approximately $70,000 in…

Auburn Union School District Names New Superintendent

Auburn Union School District Names New Superintendent

In a press release Thursday morning, the Auburn Union School District has announced the approval of a new Superintendent, after a months long search.  At their regular meeting on November 18, the Auburn Union School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve Wendy Neade as the next Superintendent. The Board…

Placer County Board Begins Tailoring “Low-level” Crime Ordinances

Placer County Board Begins Tailoring “Low-level” Crime Ordinances

The Placer County Board of Supervisors met yesterday and started to move forward on local ordinances aimed at “low-level” crimes, surrounding vagrancy.  The board voted unanimously to direct staff to propose new local ordinances to address the issues. Board members have received resident concerns about a number of problems associated…

Rocklin PD Searching for Wells Fargo Bank Robber

Rocklin PD Searching for Wells Fargo Bank Robber

Rocklin police seek to identify a man accused of robbing a Wells Fargo bank Tuesday evening, according to the Sacramento Bee and Rocklin Police. The robbery occurred about 6 p.m. at the Wells Fargo bank, 2173 Sunset Blvd., near the Park Drive intersection. Police said a man, shown in a…

Cal Fire Year End: Over 6,000 Fires Fought in 2015

Cal Fire Year End:  Over 6,000 Fires Fought in 2015

While recent rains and cooler temperatures have lowered the threat of wildfires in some areas of the State, CAL FIRE continues to have extra firefighter staffing statewide and remains at peak fire season in Central and Southern California. Last week alone CAL FIRE crews responded to nearly 50 new wildfires.…

Kaiser & Healthcare Workers Union Reach Deal

Kaiser & Healthcare Workers Union Reach Deal

It’s been five years of rancor and contentious negotiations, but Kaiser Permanente and the union representing mental health therapists in Northern California have tentatively agreed to a new contract. The three-year deal between the National Union of Healthcare Workers and Kaiser covers 1,400 therapists, psychologists, and social workers. It averts an open-ended…