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Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Begins Today

Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Begins Today

For a limited time, Californians will be allowed to challenge most routine traffic tickets without having to first pay the contested fines under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure, which takes effect immediately, was one of 37 bills signed by the governor Wednesday. In the…

Bodies Found in Placer County

Bodies Found in Placer County

A man’s burned body was found early Tuesday morning in the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park around dawn. Investigators are treating this incident as a suspicious death.  With no identification, and no witnesses at this time authorities say they will be checking dental records. Burned items were found…

Armed Forces Pavilion and Community Memorial Garden Grow Strong

Armed Forces Pavilion and Community Memorial Garden Grow Strong

The Forgotten Soldier Program in downtown Auburn is getting in touch with it’s roots, literally.  This Friday, October 2, flocks of volunteers and the media will celebrate the garden’s progress and celebrate donations from local businesses as they complete another phase in the gardens. Donna Arz with the Forgotten Soldier Program…

Yellow Alert System to Help Hit-and-Run Investigations

Yellow Alert System to Help Hit-and-Run Investigations

On Monday, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 8 into law, that allows law enforcement to distribute information on suspects who are involved in hit-and-run accidents. The system will be limited to hit-and-runs resulting in death or serious bodily injury, and officials hope that the system will help them capture suspected hit-and-run…

Rice Exports Drop with Lower Acres Harvested: Mixed News on Nuts

Rice Exports Drop with Lower Acres Harvested: Mixed News on Nuts

In the Sacramento Bee over the weekend, there are new numbers to report as harvest season gears up. Some commodities are showing signs of decline, and exports are beginning to suffer. The rice crop is likely to run at least 30 percent less than normal because of water shortages. As a result, Northern…

Dog Owners Beware of Toxic Algae in Rivers

Dog Owners Beware of Toxic Algae in Rivers

Authorities are urging people to keep their pets out of the Eel River in Northern California after a dog died from toxic algae. It is the second confirmed canine fatality in two months linked to toxic algae and swimming in a North Coast stream. The first case involved a dog…

Grass Valley Organization Rescues Abused Horse From Mexico

Grass Valley Organization Rescues Abused Horse From Mexico

A brutally beaten work horse escaped the streets of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, and made it to Grass Valley over the weekend.  Yesterday, a crowd welcomed Rafael, a mistreated and malnourished quarter horse.  His 1,200 mile trip to the Sierra foothills was made possible by the folks at CAPE, the…

Roseville Police Shoot Suspect in Foot

Roseville Police Shoot Suspect in Foot

Early this morning, a Roseville Police officer was chasing a local man on probation near Frances Drive on Sunrise Avenue.  Police knew the man from previous contacts with the department and probation officials. The officer chased the man, got into a confrontation and ended up shooting him in the foot.  The…

Lincoln Heroes Recognized

Lincoln Heroes Recognized

It was a nightmare scene on the train tracks in Lincoln early this month.  When 56-year-old Robert Calhoun was overcome by flames as he was belted into the seat of a pickup truck, four citizens and off-duty officer with the Lincoln Police Department rescued him from the blaze. Those quick…

False Imprisonment and Assault Charges Filed in Lincoln

False Imprisonment and Assault Charges Filed in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department has announced the arrest of 3 people after an early morning shooting of Shaun Sterner on August 17th. Early on August 17th at about 4:35am, Lincoln police responded to a call involving an assault with a deadly weapon and found 29-year-old Shaun Sterner with a gunshot wound…