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Auburn Chamber of Commerce 110th President Wraps Up 2015

Auburn Chamber of Commerce 110th President Wraps Up 2015

The 110th President of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, Dave Johnson, joined Sarah McCormick on KAHI’s morning show, for the last time this year.  The next time, next year, in January, Johnson will bring Monique Hall into the studios, to introduce her as the 111th President of the Chamber. Johnson reflected…

Donner Summit’s Black Wall Is Now Preserved in Trust

Donner Summit’s Black Wall Is Now Preserved in Trust

The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund have announced the acquisition and protection of a significant set of climbing areas on Donner Summit, located just west of Truckee, California. The victory is announced only eight months after going under contract and launching the Save Donner Climbing Forever fundraising campaign,…

L.A. Schools Closed Today Due to Threats

L.A. Schools Closed Today Due to Threats

Officials closed all Los Angeles Unified School District campuses this morning after receiving a “credible threat” of violence involving backpacks and packages left at campuses, according to the LA Times, KCRA, and other major news outlets. Officials said the threat came in electronic form and was made to numerous but unspecified campuses.…

Cal Fire’s Year End Tallies Show A Destructive Year

Cal Fire’s Year End Tallies Show A Destructive Year

Spokesman for Cal Fire, Daniel Berlant joined Sarah McCormick in KAHI’s studios today, and wrapped up the 2015 year for the organization. This year, Berlant said the organization responded to about 8,300 wildfires, a significant 1,800 more incidents than normal, in an average year. The Butte and Valley Fires were…

Car Sales Rallied This Year, Boosted By California

Car Sales Rallied This Year, Boosted By California

In the Sacramento Bee over the weekend, good news for the auto industry.  California’s 2015 new car sales boom is helping drive national numbers toward a level never before seen in the United States,  approaching 18 million units in a calendar year. Statewide new vehicle registrations are on track to…

Placer County Residents Wait for Concealed Weapons Permits

Placer County Residents Wait for Concealed Weapons Permits

Counties are facing backlogs for concealed weapons permits following recent attacks in San Bernardino and Paris.  While some counties seem to be doing better than others, the soonest interview appointment in Placer County is not for nearly nine months, according to CBS 13. In California, a state with some of…

3 Suspicious Packages Deemed SAFE at Roseville Square

3 Suspicious Packages Deemed SAFE at Roseville Square

11:20am Per Roseville Police, all three packages were inspected and deemed safe. Roadways should be open now. 10:30am Police are investigating several suspicious packages, wrapped in Christmas paper, in Roseville Town square. According to Roseville PD, the Placer County Incident Information Facebook Page, and KCRA, streets surrounding Vernon Square are…

NorCal Candidate for Senate, Tom Del Beccaro Talks Water & Taxes

NorCal Candidate for Senate, Tom Del Beccaro Talks Water & Taxes

As we close out the 2015 year and enter into the election season of 2016, we’re taking a closer look at some of the candidates up for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat. Today, Sarah McCormick spoke with Forbes columnist, author and former Chairman of the California Republican Party, Thomas Del Beccaro,…

Tree Mortality Pushes Placer to a State of Emergency

Tree Mortality Pushes Placer to a State of Emergency

This week, the Placer County Board of Supervisors called for a local state of emergency, for the large number of dead and dying trees in the county. A winter storm expected to batter Northern California today could topple some of the millions of trees in the Sierra Nevada killed by the…

Supervisors Vote To Localize Marijuana Policies

Supervisors Vote To Localize Marijuana Policies

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday signed off on a decision to establish a regulatory framework for the industry. Up till the board’s decision, medical marijuana was banned in unincorporated areas of Placer County due to zoning ordinances, according to multiple local news outlets. The board said the move does not specify…