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Auburn Sutter Faith Pharmacy Director Faces Child Pornography Charges

Auburn Sutter Faith Pharmacy Director Faces Child Pornography Charges

  A Sonora man was arrested after a moving company found child pornography in the man’s home, deputies said. The moving company made a report to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday that their movers discovered what appeared to be child pornography at the home of Paul…

Two Measures Will Insure The Re-Opening Of Loomis Library

Two Measures Will Insure The Re-Opening Of Loomis Library

  In anticipation of passing Measures F and G for long-term funding of the Loomis Library, the Loomis community has come together to re-open the library. “The rebirth of the Loomis Library as a town library is a truly grassroots community effort,” says Bonnie London, president of the Friends of…

I-80 Delays Today For Westbound Lanes Near Colfax

I-80 Delays Today For Westbound Lanes Near Colfax

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to expect delays today on westbound Interstate 80 northeast of Colfax as work to repair damaged guardrails will result delays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The right lane of Interstate 80 from Magra to just east of the Cape Horn…

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…