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500,000 Additional Acre-Feet Of Stored Water In Placer’s Future With Sites Reservoir

500,000 Additional Acre-Feet Of Stored Water In Placer’s Future With Sites Reservoir

Roseville’s City Council and Placer County Water Agency’s (PCWA) Board of Directors this week voted to begin the initial phase of the Sites Reservoir project. It proposes an off stream surface water facility west of the Sacramento River. With this approval, both water agencies will officially invest into the project…

Local Announcements: Placer Board Of Supervisors New Chairwoman, Lincoln New Police Chief

Local Announcements: Placer Board Of Supervisors New Chairwoman, Lincoln New Police Chief

The City of Lincoln has selected Doug Lee as its new Chief of Police. Chief Lee is a 31-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and most recently served as Chief Deputy with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. Chief Lee, 53, was informally sworn in Jan. 12.…

Auburn Transient Armed With Rock Is Booked On Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Auburn Transient Armed With Rock Is Booked On Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Kenneth Cole Parks, 21, a transient, was initially arrested and booked into Placer County Jail on suspicion of vandalism connected to a rock thrown at a windshield of an Infiniti G37 in the Safeway parking lot in North Auburn. But things got worse. After booking, deputies discovered that a rock…

Placer County Public Safety Warns Of Snow Build Up

Placer County Public Safety Warns Of Snow Build Up

With the potential for snow buildup on buildings and systems, Placer County public safety agencies are advising residents and businesses in the Sierra Nevada to monitor buildings, propane tanks and natural gas lines for signs of excessive loading due to heavy snow. Residents and businesses should monitor roof vents, chimneys,…

State Water Project Supply Increased To 60%

State Water Project Supply Increased To 60%

As winter storms continue to fill reservoirs and boost the snowpack, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) today increased its estimate of this year’s State Water Project (SWP) supply from 45 to 60 percent of most requests. DWR initially estimated it would be able to deliver only 20 percent of…

Former Wells Fargo Parking Lot Demolition Begins

Former Wells Fargo Parking Lot Demolition Begins

Demolition began today at the former Wells Fargo Bank parking lot in downtown Auburn. Wells Fargo closed it’s doors at the end of Summer this year, however, they left one of the two ATM’s behind to allow for more convenience for it’s downtown customers. The drive-up ATM was removed when…

Placer County Will Hold Two Meetings For General Public On Sustaniable Groundwater Act

Placer County Will Hold Two Meetings For General Public On Sustaniable Groundwater Act

Placer County, the cities of Roseville and Lincoln, Placer County Water Agency and with participation from California American Water, are hosting two public meetings on the 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency in west Placer County. Those interested in learning more about the…

Pacific Street Fire Station Coming Soon In Rocklin

Pacific Street Fire Station Coming Soon In Rocklin

By this summer, Rocklin residents could see construction begin on a Pacific Street fire station to replace Station 1 that has occupied Rocklin Road since the 1970s. The Jan. 10 agenda for the Rocklin City Council meeting, held after press time, included a recommendation that the city amend its capital…

Highway 65 Shut Down Following Fatal Crash

Highway 65 Shut Down Following Fatal Crash

An 18-year-old man was killed and several others were injured in a six-vehicle crash Monday night on Highway 65 in Roseville, the California Highway Patrol said. Seven to eight people, including an 8-year-old, were taken to the hospital for treatment, CHP said. Their conditions are unknown. The crash happened after…

William Jessup Baseball Set To Begin Season In Upgraded McBean Stadium

William Jessup Baseball Set To Begin Season In Upgraded McBean Stadium

William Jessup University’s men’s baseball team begins the 2017 season Saturday, January 21 with a double-header against Corban University at the $1.1 million newly renovated McBean Stadium in Lincoln. The revitalization effort of McBean Stadium is the result of a joint partnership between the City of Lincoln and William Jessup…