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Daring Helicopter Rescue Made In Nevada County

Daring Helicopter Rescue Made In Nevada County

A daring helicopter rescue was made in Nevada County on March 14th. In a area near Castle Peak, Eli Muniz and Patricia Rodriguez, became lost while in rural back country. The couple was able to use a cell phone to make a 9-1-1 call. Crews were able to use the ping from cell…

Sierra College Presents: Cesar Chavez Higher Education Speaker Series

Sierra College Presents: Cesar Chavez Higher Education Speaker Series

On Thursday, March 31, from 12:30 to 2:00 pm at the Rocklin Campus Dietrich Theatre, Sierra College will present its annual Cesar Chavez Speaker Series event. The title of this year’s event is: Israel and Palestine: Paths to Peace and Reconciliation. This presentation is free and the public is invited…

Inspiring Video of Late CHP Officer Nathan Taylor

Inspiring Video of Late CHP Officer Nathan Taylor

Please take a moment to view a very sweet video of the late CHP Officer Nathan Taylor carrying an elderly woman to safety after she had been involved in a collision in the snow last week.  Here is the link.   https://business.facebook.com/CHP/videos/vb.375491895851792/1026847354049573/?type=2&theater    …

Wednesday’s Town Hall Meeting To Debate Medical Marijuana

Wednesday’s Town Hall Meeting To Debate Medical Marijuana

Placer County will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, March 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. to seek community input on regulating medical marijuana sales and cultivation in unincorporated areas of the county. The Placer board of supervisors voted in December 2015 to regulate medical marijuana in unincorporated areas…

Opposition Expected With The $135 Million Bond For Education

Opposition Expected With The $135 Million Bond For Education

Those who live in the Auburn area need to prepare for some important decisions involving the ballot box for the June 7th primary. The ballot will focus on educational spending and could shake up who represents you in government. With education being the primary focus, the Placer Union High School District…

CHP Officer Dies From Injuries After Being Struck By Vehicle

CHP Officer Dies From Injuries After Being Struck By Vehicle

California Highway Patrol officer, Nathan Daniel Taylor, has died from injuries sustained after being struck by out of control vehicle Saturday. CHP Lt. Steven Miller said the incident happened at about 2:25 P.M. at the Castle Peak off-ramp. Miller said the officer was outside of his vehicle when a Toyota…

Auburn PD: Keys To Having A Safe And Fun Holiday

Auburn PD: Keys To Having A Safe And Fun Holiday

As one of the country’s most popular holidays, St. Patrick’s Day has long celebrated the roots of 34.2 million Americans with Irish ancestry, and many more who just want to partake in the festivities. This year, if you’ll be drinking alcohol, remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Tragically, March 17…

Rockslide Closes Newcastle Tunnel

Rockslide Closes Newcastle Tunnel

Water saturated ground gave way on Sunday morning just after 9am. Dislodged rocks tumbled into Taylor Road just west of the tunnel under Hwy 193 in Newcastle. Construction of the 549.9 foot Newcastle Tunnel began in September of 1930 and the tunnel opened in 1932 routing Highway 40 traffic under…

Placer County Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Board seeking New Members

Placer County Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Board seeking New Members

Get your chance to promote citizen and consumer participation in planning, providing and evaluating the mental health systems of care. Some things to look forward to would be assisting in establishing measurable client and system outcomes; review and make recommendations to the annual performance contract; and advise the Board of…

Placer Park Fees To Help Improve Three Auburn Area Parks

Placer Park Fees To Help Improve Three Auburn Area Parks

On March 8th the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved agreements authorizing the use of park dedication fees to help renovate and improve three area parks. Located throughout the Auburn and Meadow Vista areas, each of the highly-trafficked parks will benefit from updated, American Disabilities Act-compliant renovations. Park dedication fees…