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Residents Urged To Help Researchers Monitor Lake Tahoe

Residents Urged To Help Researchers Monitor Lake Tahoe

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting local residents, tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions. The University of California, Davis’ Tahoe Environmental Research Center recently launched the app, called Citizen Science Tahoe. Each…

Roseville Ranked #1 in Flood Protection

Roseville Ranked #1 in Flood Protection

Roseville is the only community in the country that’s earned a top rating for flood protection, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Back in 1995, a neighborhood was underwater. Now, it’s no longer a flood zone thanks to a new levee, according to CBS. Roseville has been hard at work…

Friday Night Football in the Foothills Kicks Off Tonight!

Friday Night Football in the Foothills Kicks Off Tonight!

  Friday Night Football in the Foothills kicks off tonight at 7:15pm on KAHI. Tonight’s matchup features the Placer Hillmen traveling to Hooper stadium in Grass Valley to take on the Nevada Union Miners in week #1 action. Join your hosts Casey Freelove and Dave Rosenthal for the play by…

Del Oro High School Announces Safe & Sober Grad Night Golf Tournament

Del Oro High School Announces Safe & Sober Grad Night Golf Tournament

Del Oro High School’s Safe & Sober Grad Night for the graduating Class of 2016 will be held next May at Golfland Sunsplash. It is a D.O. tradition to provide seniors with a safe activity to celebrate their graduation. The D.O. Safe & Sober Grad Night committee has announced a…

Tragedy in Roanoke Hits Home

Tragedy in Roanoke Hits Home

Information confirmed by school districts and former employers, combined with a LinkedIn resume, reveal Virginia shooting suspect Vester Lee Flanagan II spent a lot of his life in Northern California. He grew up in Oakland and in 1995 graduated from San Francisco State University.  Flanagan interned at KPIX-TV in San Francisco in 1996. Flanagan’s last listed Northern California city of…

Roseville PD Searching for Optometry Burglars

Roseville PD Searching for Optometry Burglars

The Roseville Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the two people in these surveillance pictures.  They’re persons of interest or potential witnesses in the recent burglary of an optometry business on Sierra College Boulevard. The burglars broke into the store at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, August 20.  Burglars…

New Application Facilitates Fresh Food to Hungry

New Application Facilitates Fresh Food to Hungry

This month, Placer County teamed up with Code for America to create a new mobile-friendly website that makes applying for the state’s food stamps program, CalFresh more convenient and easy.  Officials say the application process is an easier and innovative process that streamlines the application for participants and the program itself.…

Sales Tax Increase Would Fund Key Placer Infrastructure

Sales Tax Increase Would Fund Key Placer Infrastructure

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) staff presented a draft expenditure plan this morning.  The plan details how the funding for some projects will be spent if the community approves a 1/2 cent sales tax measure. Celia McAdam, PCTPA Executive Director says the county needs need to invest at…

Holman Ranch in The Beautiful Carmen Valley

Holman Ranch in The Beautiful Carmen Valley

Looking for a place to schedule an event away from the foothills? Tucked away in the rolling hills of Carmel Valley, approximately 12 miles inland from the Pacific Coast, the historic Holman Ranch provides a unique and memorable setting for weddings, special events, family gatherings, corporate retreats, and team-building events. The Holman…

Placer Considering A Community Center In Auburn

Placer Considering A Community Center In Auburn

The county wants to hear from greater Auburn area residents of all ages.  From children, to teens, young adults, parents and seniors, officials are working to be inclusive of the public in the decision.  Studying the feasibility of a potential multigenerational community center in the Auburn area is the focus of…