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PG&E Pays More Than $205 Million In Property Taxes To 50 California Counties

PG&E Pays More Than $205 Million In Property Taxes To 50 California Counties

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes of more than $205 million this fall to the 50 counties where the utility owns property and operates gas and electric infrastructure that serves 16 million Californians. The semi-annual property tax payments recently made cover the period from July 1 to…

Structure Fire Destroys Homewood Mountain Resort’s South Lodge

Structure Fire Destroys Homewood Mountain Resort’s South Lodge

At approximately 3:00 a.m. resources from North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Meeks Bay Fire Protection District responded to a heavily involved structure fire at Homewood Mountain Resort’s South Lodge. The call was originally for a commercial fire alarm. Once first responders arrived on scene, a heavily involved structure fire…

Transgender Woman Suspected of Triple Homicide Has Local Ties

Transgender Woman Suspected of Triple Homicide Has Local Ties

A former Sacramento County ‘teacher of the year’ who made headlines nearly two decades ago when she was fired for discussing a sex change with her students, was arrested last month in connection with a triple homicide in the Bay Area. Dana Rivers, who was born David Warfield, was taken…

Series Of Small Quakes Rattle Norcal.

Series Of Small Quakes Rattle Norcal.

A magnitude 5 earthquake Wednesday morning jolted The Geysers region of Northern California, a rural area about 70 miles north of the San Francisco Bay Area. A dispatcher with the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department said the Ukiah office shook lightly, but there were no calls reporting damage or injury. The…

Multiple Changes Are In Store At North Tahoe Fire Protection District

Multiple Changes Are In Store At North Tahoe Fire Protection District

New Division Chief and Fire Marshal will be Todd Conradson who began his emergency services career in 1983 while serving in the United States Coast Guard. After serving five years in the U.S. Coast Guard, the ambitious firefighter/paramedic was hired by Tahoe City Fire in 1991 which consolidated with North…

Placer K-9 Officer Detains Fugitive Despite Being Kicked Several Times

Placer K-9 Officer Detains Fugitive Despite Being Kicked Several Times

One of Placer Counties most wanted fugitives was run down by veteran K-9 officer, Ego. Authorities were attempting to detain Justin Perkins in the Foresthill area for possessing a firearm while possessing illegal narcotics. Before officers could slap on the hand cuffs, Perkins ran into the wooded area off of…

Placer Youth Commission Fights Against Underage Drinking

Placer Youth Commission Fights Against Underage Drinking

The Placer County Youth Commission announced this morning their 2016-2017 grant award to support the implementation of underage drinking prevention projects. The money will fund Placer County Youth Commission leaders to address this important public safety issue at the local level. Grant funds are provided through the California Friday Night…

Placer County Offices Set To Close For Holidays

Placer County Offices Set To Close For Holidays

Excluding essential services like law enforcement, revenue services and snow removal, many Placer County offices will close or have reduced hours between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, from Dec. 26 – Jan. 2, 2017. The soft closure is intended as a cost-saving measure, with many county offices already lightly…

Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is now seeking applications for their annual Clean Air Grant program. The goal of the Clean Air Grant program is to reduce air pollution (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) from sources not already required by law or regulation to do so. This program…

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

It was a fairly uneventful morning today at the Meddlers meeting down the road in the Rose Room at Auburn City Hall. Auburn’s new mayor, Matt Spokely, took his new seat at the center of the table and spoke briefly about various happenings over the last week for the city…