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Local Seniors Get The Gift Of New Growth

Local Seniors Get The Gift Of New Growth

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Last September, Valley Oaks Resident Martha Gannon had a vision of growing her own vegetables, but living in an apartment made it challenging.  Gannon has always had a green thumb, even producing fresh herbs like basil, in her apartment to share with other residents. Valley Oaks, a subsidized senior living…

Police Arrest Second Person In Shooting That Occurred Sunday In Historic Folsom

Police Arrest Second Person In Shooting That Occurred Sunday In Historic Folsom

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A second person has been arrested in connection with an early morning Sunday shooting on Sutter Street in Folsom that left a 30-year-old man critically injured. The victim was shot at the entrance to the Powerhouse Pub, in Old Town at about 12:45 a.m. Sunday. Folsom police said that 26-year-old,…

Granite Bay Cancer Patient Kicked Off Plane

Granite Bay Cancer Patient Kicked Off Plane

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  A Granite Bay woman with cancer was reportedly kicked off a flight as she was just about to head home from Hawaii.  51-year-old, Elizabeth Sedway, was told she would not be able to fly without a doctor’s note after she told an airline employee that she might need extra…

Supervisors OK Parking Restrictions for Road to Popular Hidden Falls Regional Park

Supervisors OK Parking Restrictions for Road to Popular Hidden Falls Regional Park

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted an urgency ordinance on Tuesday establishing parking restrictions on portions of Mears Drive in North Auburn. The two-lane road  has been subject to a massive traffic increase and off pavement parking with the recent popularity of the county’s Hidden Falls Regional Park. Typically…

Carmichael Father Arrested For Attempted Murder Of His Two Children

Carmichael Father Arrested For Attempted Murder Of His Two Children

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On Saturday about 9 p.m. Sacramento County sheriff’s detectives were dispatched to a home on North Avenue. Sac PD had been alerted by a custodial parent that her children’s father, 38-year-old Charles Lee Ewers, had not returned the children from a child visitation. When deputies went to the home, they reported…

El Dorado County Schedules Workshops on Transportation Improvement and Traffic Impact Fees

El Dorado County Schedules Workshops on Transportation Improvement and Traffic Impact Fees

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The County of El Dorado announced that they will be holding workshops to inform the public about the process for the Major Update to the West Slope Transportation Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) Fee Program. The workshops will provide an opportunity for the public to comment…

Two Men Arrested After High Speed Chase From Lincoln To Rocklin

Two Men Arrested After High Speed Chase From Lincoln To Rocklin

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On Monday at 11:35 a.m. a Lincoln Police officer observed a vehicle matching the description that Placer County Sheriff’s Department was in pursuit of, driving southbound on Lincoln Blvd. at Sterling Pkwy. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver took off and eluded him by driving at…

PCWA Adopts New Mandatory Water Restrictions And Then Some

PCWA Adopts New Mandatory Water Restrictions And Then Some

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The Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors has approved a revised Water Shortage Contingency Plan. The revised plan addresses the executive order from Governor Jerry Brown, mandating substantial statewide water reductions by 25 percent. “The Governor’s executive order and the mandatory actions that are necessary to meet the requested…

Charter School Business Administrator Arrested For Embezzlement

Charter School Business Administrator Arrested For Embezzlement

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Nevada County District Attorney announced on Saturday that Debra Maria MacDonald was arrested by the Nevada City Police Department for embezzling money from Twin Ridges Home Studies Charter School in Nevada City.   MacDonald worked as the school business manager from June 2007 through June 2014, and was fired when…

Folsom Shooting Sends One To Hospital

Folsom Shooting Sends One To Hospital

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In the early morning hours of Sunday, one male victim ended his night with a gunshot would and a trip to the E.R. The 30-year-old male was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently listed in critical condition. Folsom Police said that the…