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Body Found on Roseville Bike Trail

Body Found on Roseville Bike Trail

A man’s body was found Tuesday morning near a Roseville bike trail, according to police. The body of the man, believe to be in his 30s, was found about 7 a.m. at the bottom of a 15-foot embankment near the Miner’s Ravine bike trail at East Roseville Parkway and Rocky…

Lowell Fire Grows Over 2,300 Acres

Lowell Fire Grows Over 2,300 Acres

The Lowell fire grew Tuesday to 2,303 acres, but crews did increase containment from 30 to 45 percent, according to Cal Fire today. Evacuation warning areas are in effect for Red Dog Rd East of Greenhorn Creek, You Bet Road East of Greenhorn Creek, Chalk Bluff from Brady Road to Buckeye Road, Buckeye…

Willow & Wragg Fire Containments Up

Willow & Wragg Fire Containments Up

  The Willow Fire, the fire in a rural area of Madera County, north of Fresno, was just 5 percent contained as of Monday morning, with 1,521 acres burned. Campgrounds were evacuated near the Central California wildfire that has chewed through more than 2 square miles of dry timber in Sierra National…

Lowell Fire Injures Several

Lowell Fire Injures Several

Three firefighters were released overnight while a fourth remains hospitalized Monday morning after suffering burns while battling the Nevada County wildfire. The final firefighter, who is in good condition, is expected to remain in the hospital for another week with burns on his hands, according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire gave…

No Loitering in Loomis

No Loitering in Loomis

During the Loomis Town Council meeting last week, a unanimous vote to approve a no loitering ordinance took place. According to Loomis officials, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department has been receiving complaints about loitering around the Loomis Train Depot. Defined within the ordinance, loitering is remaining idle in essentially one…

Kyburz Fire 98% Contained

Kyburz Fire 98% Contained

The blaze is listed at 75 acres and is 98 percent contained, as of 7 a.m. this morning, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. The Kyburz Fire in El Dorado County has been downgraded in size by nearly half because of more precise mapping techniques overnight Saturday. Previously, the blaze was believed to…

Pharmacy Robber Suspect Sought

Pharmacy Robber Suspect Sought

The man The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help identify, may be responsible for committing five recent armed pharmacy robberies.   Authorities believe he struck for the sixth time in Kings Beach on July 16, at the same pharmacy that was robbed two months before. On May 16, the…

Drones Delay Cal Fire in Auburn Fire

Drones Delay Cal Fire in Auburn Fire

A hobby drone over a grass fire in Auburn grounded Cal Fire air operations early Wednesday night, officials said. Cal Fire spokesperson Daniel Berlant said the drone was flying over the Baxter Fire, which was burning off of Baxter Grad Road and Memory Lane, and disrupted air support operations. Berlant…

Daniel Berlant Discussed Local Fire Issues on KAHI

Daniel Berlant Discussed Local Fire Issues on KAHI

                  Cal-Fire Public Information Officer, and Auburn City Councilman, Daniel Berlant joined Sarah McCormick on KAHI today to give an update on the fire season, the effects drones have in firefighting situations, and the potential for El Nino’s rains. Berlant says since…

Placer County Residents Get Help with “Bear Boxes”

Placer County Residents Get Help with “Bear Boxes”

A new loan program is available for homeowners in eastern Placer County looking for a simple way to fit the cost of bear- resistant garbage can enclosures into monthly budgets. At a meeting in Olympic Valley yesterday, the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve final details of a…