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Placer County Board Of Supervisors Waived Property Assessed Clean Energy Fee

Placer County Board Of Supervisors Waived Property Assessed Clean Energy Fee

In its ongoing commitment to water conservation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors waived the fee associated with its Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program (mPOWER) for water saving measures. The action waives the $500 residential and $1,300 commercial fee for mPOWER project applications that include $1,500 in water conservation…

Sacramento County Has Spike In Concealed Handgun Permits

Sacramento County Has Spike In Concealed Handgun Permits

When Scott Jones became sheriff of Sacramento County in 2010, there were approximately 350 civilians licensed to carry concealed handguns in the county. Today there are nearly 8,000. That means statistically, in any sizable gathering – at the grocery store, a ballgame or church – at least one person is…

2016 Construction Projects Start Up In Sierra, Nevada And Placer Counties

2016 Construction Projects Start Up In Sierra, Nevada And Placer Counties

The State Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and its partners are preparing for an active construction season in the Sierra Area of Caltrans District 3 covering Sierra, Nevada and Placer counties.  Construction projects ranging from highway maintenance to multi-million dollar improvements will be undertaken during the 2016 construction season. Interstate 80…

Auburn Resident Booked on Stalking Charges

Auburn Resident Booked on Stalking Charges

On April 22, 2016, at approximately 10:28 AM, Auburn Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Elm Avenue for a male subject, identified as Sonny Harris (a 47 year old Auburn Resident) who was in the parking lot waiting for an employee who worked at a local business.…

State Water Project Allocation Increased

State Water Project Allocation Increased

  With runoff from spring storms boosting reservoir levels, the Department of Water Resources, Thursday increased its water delivery estimate for most recipients to 60 percent of requests for the calendar year. DWR’s initial State Water Project (SWP) allocation, announced in December, was 10 percent of requests. As storms developed, the…

18-Year-Old El Dorado Hills Man Accused Of Rape

18-Year-Old El Dorado Hills Man Accused Of Rape

An 18-year-old El Dorado Hills man was arrested on Thursday on rape charges. Deputies received a report Wednesday about a possible rape of a young women. After conducting a investigation, based off preliminary information, authorities arrested Romeo Andre Alfonso Vallar. Mr. Vallar was taken into custody on multiple charges, including…

CALTRANS To Begin Work On Highway 65

CALTRANS To Begin Work On Highway 65

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists about a paving project beginning on Monday, April 25 that will impact motorists along the Highway 65 corridor between Roseville and Lincoln.  The $7 million paving overlay project will take place during nighttime hours and will require the closure of one of…

Auburn PD Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

Auburn PD Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

The Auburn Police Department cited two clerks for selling alcohol to minors on Tuesday. The actions were the result of a Minor Decoy Operation and Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. The Minor Decoy Operation involved minors who worked under the direct supervision of officers attempting to purchase alcohol from nine different…

Grand Jury Meet And Greet Tomorrow

Grand Jury Meet And Greet Tomorrow

The 2015-2016 Placer County Grand Jury will be holding a informational  meeting for the general public on April 21st. This Meet & Greet meeting will allow the public to learn about the Grand Jury from currently serving jurors. Information will be provided on how the Grand Jury works and how an individual…

Sierra College Patrons To Explore The Ceramics Department and Lab

Sierra College Patrons To Explore The Ceramics Department and Lab

  The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their May 2 meeting featuring a guided tour of Sierra Colleges prestigious ceramics department and lab facilities led by Department Chair Casey O’Connor.…