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Man Backs Truck Into Pond And Drowns

Man Backs Truck Into Pond And Drowns

  Man Backs Truck Into Pond And Drowns On Friday morning at approximately 9:50 a.m., The California Highway Patrol received a call regarding a fatal accident on the 22000 block of Swensen Ravine. CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse said that a 2000 Nissan Pick Up truck belonging to Peter Filice (48),…

Rocklin Students Win Awards For Patriot Day Event Essays and Art

Rocklin Students Win Awards For Patriot Day Event Essays and Art

This fall, students from Rocklin Unified School District were invited to express their ideas on Patriotism through the Art and Essay contest sponsored by the Rocklin Public Safety Volunteers. Kindergarteners through third grade students used their creative art skills to help create posters while fourth through sixth graders wrote essays…

Placerville Main Library Holds A Different Kind Of Drive

Placerville Main Library Holds A Different Kind Of Drive

Placerville Main Library is busier than ever, checking out nearly 300,000 items last year, but funds for new books and other vital materials continue to dwindle. In the face of this dilemma, the Friends of the Library–Placerville Chapter has launched a “Fill Our Shelves” campaign to raise some of this…

Last Call For Lou La Bonte’s

Last Call For Lou La Bonte’s

Established in 1946, Lou La Bonte’s has been an icon in Auburn since the day they opened.  The restaurant on Lincoln Way, announced on Thursday via Facebook that they will be closing their doors soon. For 67 years, Lou La Bonte’s has been a place for many locals to go…

With The Retirement Of David Breninger, PCWA Is Looking For A New General Manager

With The Retirement Of David Breninger, PCWA Is Looking For A New General Manager

Placer County Water Agency, announced the retirement of David Breninger, the longtime general manager of the PCWA Board of Directors. Breninger is ending his 23-year career with the water agency and nearly 48 years in public administration. Breninger has overseen management of water resources and hydroelectric energy production, as well…

Keep Track Of Your Catalytic Converter The Easy Way

Keep Track Of Your Catalytic Converter The Easy Way

Sierra College Auto Club and Rocklin Police Department have partnered up to host a free Catalytic Converter Etching Event at the college campus in Rocklin. The free 7th Annual “Etch and Catch” engraving event is coming up on Saturday November 15, 2014. Catalytic converters are a hot commodity for thieves…

Paying Respects to Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael David Davis Jr.

Paying Respects to Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael David Davis Jr.

  Thousands of law enforcement men and women dressed in formal uniform, gathered from across the state on Tuesday to pay their respects to Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael David Davis Jr. The streets were filled with people lined up thru Rocklin including Taylor Road, all the way up to…

Mountain Lion Sighting In Urban Roseville

Mountain Lion Sighting In Urban Roseville

A mountain lion wondered too close to Kaiser Hospital in Roseville giving security guards a scare Tuesday morning. Just after 2 a.m., Roseville Police said they got a call from Kaiser Hospital guards to report that a mountain lion was in the  medical office parking lot on Roseville Parkway. The…

Placer County Probation Department Will Increase Checks

Placer County Probation Department Will Increase Checks

Placer Counter Probation Department said that they will be able to start to crack down and monitor felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders more closely thanks to a grant. According to a press release issued by the county, DUI offenders are over represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol and other…

PCSO Deputies Shoot and Injure Suspect

PCSO Deputies Shoot and Injure Suspect

On Sunday night, at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a Colfax man who rammed a PCSO K-9 officer’s SUV. A PCSO deputy initially saw a stolen car parked at the AM/PM on Lincoln Way in Auburn. As a man walked out of the store…