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Massive Storm Hits NorCal, Causes Numerous Issues

Massive Storm Hits NorCal, Causes Numerous Issues

This is a serious flood situation,” the National Weather Service said in a special flood statement late Sunday night. Flood warnings are expected along much of the Sierra’s eastern front and western Nevada into Tuesday. The following is a series of events spreading across NorCal over this weekend’s storm: *…

With this weekend’s storm forecast to be the largest in years, Placer County road crews and emergency services staff are prepared for widespread flooding, road hazards and utility outages and are urging residents to do the same. Residents who aren’t already registered for the county’s emergency alert system, Placer Alert,…

Foothills Sand Bag Sites As Large Storm Approaches

Foothills Sand Bag Sites As Large Storm Approaches

If you live within the city limits, contact your city for information about sand and sandbags. Auburn: • Check http://www.auburn.ca.gov/ for changes. • School Park Preserve parking lot, 55 College Way o Limit 10 bags per resident o Questions: please call 823-4211 or after hours 823-4237 Lincoln: (Currently only offering…

Nevada County Board of Supervisors’ Swearing-In Ceremony

Nevada County Board of Supervisors’ Swearing-In Ceremony

With the coming of the New Year, 3 out of 5 Supervisors will be starting new terms. Members of the Board are elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms. Supervisors from District III and IV are elected in gubernatorial (state governor) election years; whereas Supervisors from District I,…

Severe Winter Weather Impacts Mountain Travelers

Severe Winter Weather Impacts Mountain Travelers

Caltrans District 3 is alerting motorists traveling to the Sierra mountains, particularly those traveling on Interstate 80 (I-80) over Donner Summit or U.S. Highway 50 over Echo Summit, to be prepared for significant travel delays. Cold temperatures, heavy snowfall and windy conditions are forecast to continue through Thursday, January 5.…

As This Storm Strengthens, PG&E Offers Tips To Stay Safe

As This Storm Strengthens, PG&E Offers Tips To Stay Safe

Here are some helpful tips that PG&E has compiled for you to stay safe during this storm that is expected to last through the weekend: Be prepared before storms arrive: • Have battery-operated flashlights and radios with fresh batteries ready. Listen for updates on storm conditions and power outages. •…

Snowpack’s Statewide Water Content Is Below Average

Snowpack’s Statewide Water Content Is Below Average

Yesterday’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) manual snow survey at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada range found a snow water equivalence of 6 inches, which is 5.3 inches less than the average early-January snow water equivalence of 11.3 inches as measured at Phillips since 1964. Snow water equivalence is…

Auburn PD Return Stolen Vehicle Without Incident

Auburn PD Return Stolen Vehicle Without Incident

On December 31, 2016 at approximately 12:09 A.M., Auburn Police Department received a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle reportedly had been taken from an apartment complex on Nevada Street in the City of Auburn. At approximately 2:05 AM, an Auburn Police Officer observed the stolen vehicle as it…

Meddlers Report: Tuesday 1/3/2017

Meddlers Report: Tuesday 1/3/2017

At this morning Meddlers Meeting, Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely was the only government official present to update the crowd on what has been going on within our local government over the last seven days. Placer County Supervisor Jenifer Montgomery is the other elected official who regularly attends the meeting, but…

Need To Get Rid Of Your Christmas Tree?

Need To Get Rid Of Your Christmas Tree?

Recycled Christmas trees in Roseville get used locally in landscaped areas like our city parks. There are three easy ways to recycle your tree: 1. The best way to dispose of your Christmas tree is to place unflocked trees in your green waste bin. Remove all branches and cut the…