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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…

Improved Drinking Water Resolutions For Rural Placer County

Improved Drinking Water Resolutions For Rural Placer County

The Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors recently approved two resolutions to apply for state funds that may ultimately assist two rural communities within Placer County with safe and reliable drinking water supplies. The first resolution authorizes PCWA to submit an application to the State Water Resources Control…

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…