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Meddlers Report For Tuesday October 11, 2016

Meddlers Report For Tuesday October 11, 2016

  During today’s Meddler’s meeting it was Roger Luebkeman’s turn to address the audience and give his presentation as to why he is the best candidate for the upcoming Auburn City Council election. The Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning…

Auburn Transient Flees Officers, Runs Into Three Woman

Auburn Transient Flees Officers, Runs Into Three Woman

A woman was arrested after leading deputies on a foot chase in Auburn, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. Vanessa Mielke, 32, a transient from Auburn, was booked into the Placer County Jail on charges of assault, resisting arrest and violation of probation, officials said. There were also warrants…

Nevada County Teacher Arrested For Sexual Misconduct

Nevada County Teacher Arrested For Sexual Misconduct

A former Nevada County teacher, who lives in Foresthill, was arrested and accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage boy beginning in 2015, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Detectives began investigating Gina Holbrook, 45, on Sept. 30 for an unlawful sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy, deputies…

Ken Broadway Appointed To Rocklin City Council

Ken Broadway Appointed To Rocklin City Council

  During a special meeting on September 14, the City Council interviewed nineteen candidates who applied to fill the open seat.  The interview process, including Council discussion and deliberation, was open to the public.  Ken Broadway is also seeking a four-year Rocklin City Council term during the November election.  If…

City Council Candidates Speak At Lunch Event

City Council Candidates Speak At Lunch Event

  At yesterday’s monthly Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch Mixer event, the five candidates seeking the two available council seats gave a brief four minute speech. Each candidate spoke about the topic that they feel separates them from the rest of the group.   Former Auburn Police officer, Dave Lawicka, kicked…

11,000 pounds Of Pot Seized In Roseville

11,000 pounds Of Pot Seized In Roseville

  Last Wednesday, at 7a.m., agents with the Tri County Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT), and Placer County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence in the Pleasant Grove area of Western Placer County.  The search warrant was issued in regards to several large outdoor marijuana cultivation operations on the…

Tahoe National Forest Announces Plans for Seasonal Prescribed Fires

Tahoe National Forest Announces Plans for Seasonal Prescribed Fires

  With the onset of cooler, wetter weather, the Tahoe National Forest is preparing for prescribed fires that will occur throughout the fall, winter and spring, as conditions allow. Prescribed fires are an important way to maintain forest health and reduce fuels that could feed future wildfires. Planned projects include…

CAL FIRE Public Information Officer Daniel Berlant Lands Promotion

CAL FIRE Public Information Officer Daniel Berlant Lands Promotion

  CAL FIRE has announced Daniel Berlant as Assistant Deputy Director, Chief of Planning & Risk Analysis, Fire Engineering, and Investigations.  This position in the Office of the State Fire Marshal is responsible for the policy and program leadership for Fire Plan, SRA Fire Prevention Fee, Defensible Space, CAIRS, Land…

Golden 1 Center Open House Impresses Fans

Golden 1 Center Open House Impresses Fans

      As the days close in on the first major event at the Golden 1 Center, the excitement of two years of anticipation continues to build. The Golden 1 Center reported upward of 100,000 people showed up Saturday to the public open house and Fan Fest. As of…

Gov. Brown’s Latest Bill Shows Continued Support Of LGBT Community

Gov. Brown’s Latest Bill Shows Continued Support Of LGBT Community

  Governor Jerry Brown is wading further into the debate over transgender rights as he approves a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he has signed the bill, AB1732. Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco says…