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Grass Valley Downtown Executive Director Named to State Main Street Board

Grass Valley Downtown Executive Director Named to State Main Street Board

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Julia Jordan, Executive Director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association has been elected the Vice-President of the California Main Street Alliance (CAMSA). California Main Street advocates for and provides technical assistance to California’s historic commercial districts, traditional neighborhood commercial districts and downtowns. There are 27 California programs including Grass Valley,…

PLACER COUNTY BIOMASS PROJECT PLAN CONTINUES

PLACER COUNTY BIOMASS PROJECT PLAN CONTINUES

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An unprecedented project that began almost eight years ago to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires in Placer County continues to make progress. The Wildfire Protection and Biomass Utilization Program began in 2007 when the Board of Supervisors directed county staff to come up with a way to manage the…

CHP To Put The Brakes On Motorcycle-Involved Collisions

CHP To Put The Brakes On Motorcycle-Involved Collisions

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Fatal collisions involving motorcyclists have been increasing in California over the past few years.  In an effort to change this disturbing trend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are hoping to save lives through a month-long motorcycle safety and awareness campaign during May. With more…

Woman Booked for Embezzling from Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles

Woman Booked for Embezzling from Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles

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The former president of the Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles turned herself in at the Placer County Jail this morning, on charges that she embezzled more than $20,000 from the youth football and cheer program during her 2013 term. Clara Corine Dillard, 35, of Rocklin, used the pilfered funds to…

Rocklin Man Suspected of Illegally Videotaping Women

Rocklin Man Suspected of Illegally Videotaping Women

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A Rocklin man suspected of illegally videotaping women in public and in his home was arrested by Placer County Sheriff’s detectives last night. Peter Terrance Nelson, 41, was arrested at his home for possession of child pornography. The Roseville Police Department began investigating Nelson in October, 2013, which later led…

MADD DUI Awards

MADD DUI Awards

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Congratulations to Auburn police Officers Chris Forman and Tyler Naher and Auburn police Department Volunteer Steve Colt-vet for their recent awards from the Office of Traffic Safety. Officers Forman and Neher also received awards from MADD or Mothers Against Drunk Drivers for their DUI arrests.  Lt. Victor Peccoraro accompanied our…

Man Arrested in Sexual Predator Case

Man Arrested in Sexual Predator Case

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On Monday 4/14/14 a 15 year old boy reported to the Sheriff’s Office that he had received sexually suggestive and descriptive text messages from an unknown 26 year old male, who identified himself as Glenn Coco. The text messages described the man’s sexual desires for the 15 year old. Additionally…

Public Invited to attend May 5 Grand Opening for new Cook Riolo Bridge

Public Invited to attend May 5 Grand Opening for new Cook Riolo Bridge

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The public is invited to attend a May 5 grand opening ceremony for the new bridge that takes Cook Riolo Road over Dry Creek in southwestern Placer County. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. The bridge is located between PFE and Vineyard roads. Jack Duran, District 1 Supervisor and…

Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project Ground Breaking

Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project Ground Breaking

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Members of the Placer County Board of Supervisors and other dignitaries gather near the North Tahoe Event Center Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project. Pictured in the front, from left to right, are Supervisor Jim Holmes; citizen Theresa May Duggan; Caltrans District 3…

An Evening with an American Hero

An Evening with an American Hero

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“An evening with an American Hero” is This Sunday the 27th with the premiere BioPic of American hero and local resident Col. Bud Anderson. The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, The City of Auburn, the Auburn Airport Business Park Association and many other community volunteers are taking the lead to…