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California Statewide Fire Summary For Thursday, July 27, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary For Thursday, July 27, 2017

Over 5,000 firefighters are on the lines of 11 large wildfires burning in California. High temperatures have returned to most of the state today. Many of the valleys and desert regions will experience triple digits today, as well as low humidity. These conditions are expected to remain through the weekend.…

DWR Recieves Approval For Final Construction Plans

DWR Recieves Approval For Final Construction Plans

Yesterday, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction work on the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project. DWR received authorization to proceed with its final 2017 construction plan from the California Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July…

Employee Retention Drives New Placer Wage, Benefit Agreement

Employee Retention Drives New Placer Wage, Benefit Agreement

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a new labor agreement with the Placer Public Employees Organization, outlining general wage increases for the county employees PPEO represents over the next five years. The agreement is effective July 1, 2017, and will remain in effect through June 30, 2022. PPEO…

Yuba City Man Behind Bars After Threatening Officer’s Life

Yuba City Man Behind Bars After Threatening Officer’s Life

On Monday at approximately 8:07 PM officers were dispatched to a report of a hit and run collision in the Old Town Auburn area. Shortly after, the Auburn Police Department also received reports of a vehicle abandoned in the roadway on Auburn Folsom Road and Deerbrooke Trail, as well as…

California Statewide Fire Summary Tuesday For July 25, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary Tuesday For July 25, 2017

With more than 5,700 firefighters on the lines, 10 large wildfires continue to burn in California. Numerous lightning strikes yesterday in northern California sparked many new small fires, and crews were able to quickly bring most of them under control. Normal temperatures will remain through today in most of California.…

Detours To Be Created As Full Closure Of Mosquito Road Looms

Detours To Be Created As Full Closure Of Mosquito Road Looms

El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing road work with full road closures and detours on Mosquito Road from the gate at the south side of the South Fork American River to the north side of the Mosquito Bridge beginning on Monday, August 14, 2017. Repairs are scheduled…

Fire Restrictions on the Tahoe National Forest Effective July 25

Fire Restrictions on the Tahoe National Forest Effective July 25

Fire restrictions go into effect July 25 within the Tahoe National Forest. According to Forest Supervisor Eli Ilano, “After record precipitation this past winter, hot and dry summer weather has created conditions on the Forest that could support large fire growth. We want to ensure a fun and safe summer…

California Statewide Fire Summary Monday For July 24, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary Monday For July 24, 2017

More than 6100 firefighters are battling 11 significant wildfires in California. As firefighters continue to work to contain the current fires more fires continue to start throughout California. Northern California will be 3-5 degrees above normal today, but relative humidity will be higher than yesterday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms with…

Campfires Banned At Bear River Park And Campground Due To Fire Danger

Campfires Banned At Bear River Park And Campground Due To Fire Danger

Due to the high risk of fire, Placer County is implementing open fire restrictions for the popular Bear River Park and Campground, effective July 24 through the end of camping season, Oct. 31. To help further reduce fire risk, the Placer County Parks and Recreation Department will be posting fire…

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partners With Auburn Business to Help Local Cancer Patients

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partners With Auburn Business to Help Local Cancer Patients

Gold Rush Subaru of Auburn in partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society have donated more than 150 blankets to cancer patients at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. The donation is part of the Subaru Loves to Care initiative that is teaming up to spread warmth…