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With the New Year, so come a litany of new laws

With the New Year, so come a litany of new laws

  California will see the nearly 900 bills passed in 2014 by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown go into effect beginning January 1st.    With the continual drought so comes some new groundwater laws. California’s historic drought prompted the Legislature to take action in 2014, leading lawmakers…

Snowmobile Ride Turns Deadly For Folsom Man

Snowmobile Ride Turns Deadly For Folsom Man

A post-Christmas snowmobile outing turned deadly for one and severely injured another.  Two Folsom men were out taking advantage of recent snowfall in Strawberry when the accident occurred.  The crash happened at about 6 p.m. Friday in the mountains of El Dorado County. The CHP said the snowmobile was traveling…

The Grinch Of South Lake Tahoe Gets Arrested On Felony Charge

The Grinch Of South Lake Tahoe Gets Arrested On Felony Charge

South Lake Tahoe police arrested a man on Christmas Eve for breaking into a home that didn’t belong him. At about 6:30 a.m., Daniel Vega, 24, broke in and robbed a large vacation home on the 3100 block of Fresno Avenue.  The only problem is that the vacation rental home…

Be Cautious Of The Carmel Apples Put Under Your Tree

Be Cautious Of The Carmel Apples Put Under Your Tree

Placer County public health officials announced Wednesday that a nationwide outbreak of listeriosis associated with commercially produced prepackaged caramel apples may have extended into Placer County.  Initial reports indicate that an El Dorado County resident recovering from listeriosis probably acquired the illness from a caramel apple purchased at a retail…

Winter’s First Snow Survey Set for December 30

Winter’s First Snow Survey Set for December 30

California’s hopes for ending one of the worst droughts in a century could come with some good news with the first Winter First Snow Survey. After three consecutive years of below-average snow and rainfall, much of the surface and groundwater in reservoirs are depleted.  Surface reservoirs are unlikely to be…

Good Samaritans Pull Over To Help Stranded Motorists and Get Assaulted

Good Samaritans Pull Over To Help Stranded Motorists and Get Assaulted

On Saturday at 2:15 in the morning, 40 years old, Aaron James Pagnozzi was driving a sedan on SR-20 east of Washington Road when he drove partially onto the shoulder and stopped.  He became stuck in the mud and partially blocked the right side of the roadway.  After becoming stuck,…

Rocklin Woman Embezzles Money From Business

Rocklin Woman Embezzles Money From Business

On Tuesday December 23, detectives from the Rocklin Police Department arrested Darla Miller of Roseville for embezzling over $90,000 from several Rocklin businesses. In September, Miller was working as the Officer Manager for Lawton Industries before the embezzled funds were discovered by a fellow employee of the business. The crime…

Roseville’s Crime Rate Continues to Decline

Roseville’s Crime Rate Continues to Decline

The city of Roseville is happy to see these numbers go down. At the end of November, the number of crimes reported to Roseville Police continues to decline. According to a press release, Roseville’s crime rate has been dropping steadily over the past eighteen years. The city’s website said that…

Two Women Assaulted On Freeway In Road Rage Incident

Two Women Assaulted On Freeway In Road Rage Incident

A video of a road rage incident from Saturday afternoon on Interstate 80 spread from 3,000 on-line hits to over 100,000 by Monday night.  The 3 minute and 28 second video is full of fear, threats, anxiety, and skillful driving as if it was a real-life feature film on the…

Auburn Man ID’d In Police Standoff

Auburn Man ID’d In Police Standoff

Placer County Sheriff Coroners Office has now identified the man who was killed by a member of the PCSO SET team during Sunday’s 6-hour standoff. The suspect has been identified as William Everett Corson, age 53 of Auburn. He was the resident of the home where the standoff took place on Kemper…