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Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

Death Investigation Underway At Folsom Prison

  Prison officials are investigating an inmate death at the new Folsom prison as a possible homicide, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Cleophus Bealey, 44, was found unresponsive about 1 p.m. Friday in his cell at California State Prison-Sacramento, the CDCR said Tuesday. Bealey was taken…

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

CALTRANS Warns Of Future Delays On I-80

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays on Thursday, September 15th on westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) just west of the Nevada state line for roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should anticipate daytime delays as maintenance crews close the right lane of westbound I-80 at for…

Local Political Groups Gearing Up For Election Process

Local Political Groups Gearing Up For Election Process

  The Auburn Area Democratic Club(AADC) is entering the home stretch of the election process as both Placer County and the Presidential elections taking place next month. The AADC has been in the State Theatre building for over three months and is currently staffed by 30 volunteers who take turns…

The Sampler Concert Is Coming To Sierra College

The Sampler Concert Is Coming To Sierra College

  The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Sampler Concert on Sunday, September 25th at 3:00pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Get a sneak peek at what’s in store from the Music Department this year! The program will feature an eclectic mix of…

Today’s Meddlers Meeting Report

Today’s Meddlers Meeting Report

Today at the meddlers meeting, Auburn’s Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby gave a speech addressing his re-election. Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning at 7am in the Rose Room of the Auburn City Hall. Kirby is currently in the re-election process…

CHP Officer Arrested At His Auburn Home For Sharing Child Pornography

CHP Officer Arrested At His Auburn Home For Sharing Child Pornography

  A California Highway Patrol officer who is accused of sharing child pornography was arrested Monday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Patrick Francis Cooney, Jr., 54, was taken into custody around 4 p.m. at his Auburn home, the sheriff’s office said. An ongoing investigation found Cooney was “willingly transmitting…

Woman Arrested On Elm Avenue Brings Meth Into Jail

Woman Arrested On Elm Avenue Brings Meth Into Jail

On Saturday shortly before 10:00 PM, Officers contacted Martina Smith, a 43 year old transient, on the 300 block of Elm Avenue. Smith had reportedly caused a disturbance in a nearby business. Officers discovered Smith had a warrant for her arrest out of Nevada County. She was arrested and transported…

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Approves $2 Million Of Grants

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Approves $2 Million Of Grants

Today the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board approved over $2 million in grants for projects that will reduce wildfire risk and restore forest and watershed health in the Sierra Nevada region. Funding for these projects comes from Proposition 1, The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.…

Another Drop In Firefighters Assigned To Wildfires

Another Drop In Firefighters Assigned To Wildfires

  Nearly 5,000 firefighters are battling seven large wildfires in California. New fires continue to start, with that CAL FIRE is asking that all Californians do their part now to help prevent the next devastating wildfire. Northern California will remain dry with gusty winds, creating poor humidity recovery overnight, particularly in…

Free Chicken For A Year: Campsite Forms At New Chick-Fil-A

Free Chicken For A Year: Campsite Forms At New Chick-Fil-A

The Chick-Fil-A First 100 is a competition that every Chick-Fil-A’s grand opening will host. Of course, the brand new Auburn restaurant is no different and over 70 locals have pitched their tent in hopes of being one of the first 100 customers to walk through the doors. Unfortunately, it is…