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36 Year Old Missing Georgetown Woman Found Dead Near Home

36 Year Old Missing Georgetown Woman Found Dead Near Home

A woman was found dead after missing for four days, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Jennifer Wilson-Johnston, 36, was last seen walking out of her Georgetown home around 6 p.m. Saturday. She suffered from multiple sclerosis and had memory loss issues, the sheriff’s office said. Wilson-Johnston was…

Update of Placer County Government Center’s Master Plan Presented at Community Meeting

Update of Placer County Government Center’s Master Plan Presented at Community Meeting

Initial plans for the future of the DeWitt Center, officially known as the Placer County Government Center Campus, were formally presented to the public in a community meeting yesterday. The well-attended meeting was facilitated by Paul Breckenridge from the county’s Public Works Department and Jack Paddon of Williams + Paddon…

Auto Theft Suspect Detained On Elm Avenue

Auto Theft Suspect Detained On Elm Avenue

On Tuesday, at approximately 7:50 P.M., the Auburn Police Department received a report of a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot near Elm Avenue and Interstate 80.    Police arrived in the area and located the reported vehicle.  The vehicle had been previously reported as stolen on August 23, 2016 from…

The 50th Annual Nevada City Constitution Day Parade Set For September 10th

The 50th Annual Nevada City Constitution Day Parade Set For September 10th

  Nevada City’s Constitution Day Parade has been a local tradition since 1967 and has been reported to be the oldest and largest Constitution observance in western America.   Nevada City’s own Alexander Rossi, winner of the 2016 Indianapolis 500, is a special guest in this year’s parade, which rolls down…

Yuba City Police Officer Saved By Heroic Citizen

Yuba City Police Officer Saved By Heroic Citizen

A good Samaritan helped a Yuba City police officer fight off two suspects until backup arrived, the police department said Tuesday. Steven Strong Bear Stevenson, 23, and Antonio Moreno, 23, were arrested early Sunday morning, Yuba City Police Department spokesperson Shawna Pavey said. The officer pulled over around 12:20 a.m.…

Stockton Highway Fatal Accident Causes Three Hour Road Closure

Stockton Highway Fatal Accident Causes Three Hour Road Closure

One man was killed and five others were injured Monday afternoon in a crash that involved two big rigs on Highway 4 in Stockton, officials said. The man was ejected from a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, said Jeff Whitlock of the Stockton Fire Department. Two people were…

10,000 Firefighters Working Towards Extinguishing Six California Wildfires

10,000 Firefighters Working Towards Extinguishing Six California Wildfires

  Over 10,000 firefighters are battling 6 large wildfires in California. This morning firefighters were able to contain the destructive Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County that had been burning since August 12. The fire burned an estimated 321 structures, including 105 homes, making it the 20th most destructive wildfire in…

Maintenance Work On Rattlesnake Road Causing Traffic Delays

Maintenance Work On Rattlesnake Road Causing Traffic Delays

The Tahoe National Forest is currently conducting road maintenance and improvements to Rattlesnake Road. Travel delays are to be expected while road crews blast and grade the ten mile section starting near old Highway 40.  Travelers might also experience road dust impacting visibility and are encouraged to travel at a…

RV Thief Leads Authorities On High Speed Chase Through Three Counties

RV Thief Leads Authorities On High Speed Chase Through Three Counties

An El Dorado County man is in custody following a stolen recreational vehicle pursuit that spanned three counties Saturday. Paul Nelson, 40, is at the El Dorado County Jail, accused of stealing an RV from La Mesa RV in Rancho Cordova. Authorities said Nelson broke through the property gate and…

Sacramento Officer Kills Suspect After Feeling Threatened By Sharp Object

Sacramento Officer Kills Suspect After Feeling Threatened By Sharp Object

  A man armed with a sharp object was shot and killed by a deputy Thursday night in Citrus Heights, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies responded to a domestic violence call at 8:45 a.m. at a home on Brahms Court. A woman at the home said a man she…