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Senior Citizen Robs Rocklin Bank

Senior Citizen Robs Rocklin Bank

  The Rocklin Police Department is searching for a bank robbery suspect.  According to a press release, the suspect robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Granite Drive in Rocklin at 3:59 p.m. Officers received a call that a white male, approximately 60 to 70 years old, had entered the bank,…

Folsom Prisoner Killed In Own Cell

Folsom Prisoner Killed In Own Cell

  An inmate at Folsom prison was found dead in his cell of multiple stab wounds. At 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, inmate Roberto Baldizon, 35, was discovered in his cell, inside the prison’s maximum-security housing, with multiple stab wounds. Baldizon was pronounced deceased at 10:27 a.m. by prison officials. Correctional…

North Auburn To Get An Emergency Homeless Shelter

North Auburn To Get An Emergency Homeless Shelter

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow a temporary change of use for a county-owned property in North Auburn to be used as an emergency homeless shelter. A nonprofit group known as Right Hand Auburn Inc. has proposed opening a temporary shelter in the DeWitt Center. Board…

Rocklin Police Warns Residents To Stay In Warming Car, Not Go Into Home

Rocklin Police Warns Residents To Stay In Warming Car, Not Go Into Home

The Rocklin Police Department warns against starting your vehicle and leaving it unattended because it could very well become a target of thieves. On Monday morning, a Rocklin resident’s vehicle was stolen out of his driveway on Poppy drive, after he started it to let it warm up, and went…

Public Defenders Of Sherrif’s Murder Suspects File Motion To Ban Media

Public Defenders Of Sherrif’s Murder Suspects File Motion To Ban Media

Public Defenders for Bracamontes and Monroy File Motion To Ban Media Two Sacramento County Assistant Public Defenders, Norm Dawson and Jeff Barbour have filed a motion to keep members of the press including electronic media,  from entering the courtroom during the murder trial for Luis Enriquez Bracamontes and the co-defendant Janelle…

El Dorado Hills Community On Alert For Big Game Felines

El Dorado Hills Community On Alert For Big Game Felines

A 50-pound bobcat that was captured in El Dorado Hills on Monday, has been on the prowl over the past few months. According to residents, three pet cats have been killed recently by the bobcat. That’s when they made the decision to use a professional trapper to catch suspected predator. A…

Sacramento Patients Test Negative For Ebola And Measles

Sacramento Patients Test Negative For Ebola And Measles

Ebola case: A Sacramento County patient suspected of having Ebola has tested negative for the virus, health officials said Friday. The patient arrived at Mercy General Hospital in East Sacramento Thursday. Physicians suspected the patient could possibly be carrying Ebola due to symptoms and recent travel destinations, and they made…

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes Natural calamities may strike at any moment. They are often unannounced, and preparation in advance can help increase your chances of survival as well as how quickly you and your family can recover. AAA spokesperson Cynthia Harris said in a press…

Nevada City Parole Arrested On Multiple Felonies

Nevada City Parole Arrested On Multiple Felonies

  On Thursday morning, law enforcement from the Nevada Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force, Major Crimes Unit, SED, Search and Rescue Evidence Recovery Team and the Placer County SET teams served a search warrant at the residence of 54-year-old Daniel Meinke on Purdon Rd in Nevada City. Meinke is a convicted…

New Snowpack Survey Looks Discouraging for Drought To End This Year

New Snowpack Survey Looks Discouraging for Drought To End This Year

The California Department of Water Resources (CDWR) conducted its second snow survey of the season on Thursday in the Sierra Nevada.  The CDWR report indicates that after a dry and unusually warm January, they found some pretty dismal numbers for the state’s snow pack. Yesterday’s survey taken at Echo Summit…