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PCWA Concerned Over PG&E Reorganization Plans

PCWA Concerned Over PG&E Reorganization Plans

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The Placer County Water Agency is expressing serious concerns over a Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) plan to reorganize operations of the PG&E Drum-Spaulding Project, which is a sole source of water for many Placer County residents. PCWA Director of Resource Development Andy Fecko on Thursday (Sept. 5) briefed…

American Fire Still Active

American Fire Still Active

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With full containment of the American Fire, down staffing and a change in focus is occurring in area in and around Foresthill where the fire began on September 10th. Jane LaBoa is a public information officer on the American Fire and says the fire is still considered active as fuels…

Credit Card Thieves Arrested

Credit Card Thieves Arrested

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Two suspects alleged to have stolen credit cards and attempted to use them at area stores, have been arrested by a Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy. One female and one male suspect were stopped for erratic driving on Taylor Road in Loomis. Dena Irwin, Public Information Officer for the Placer county…

Cal-Fire Fire Fees Due

Cal-Fire Fire Fees Due

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The controversial Cal-Fire Fee bills are in the mail. This is the 2nd year the fee has been levied on property owners in the state. 2 years ago 50 million dollars were taken from the Cal-Fire budget and put into the state’s general fund to shore up deficits in a…

Adventure Auburn

Adventure Auburn

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Adventure Auburn was the event to be at today, Saturday September 7th. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Auburn State Recreation Area and other agencies came together to put on a day of fun outdoor activities highlighting the Confluence of the American River in Auburn California. The…

Cause of Rim Fire Released

Cause of Rim Fire Released

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Fire investigators believe they have found the cause of the Rim Fire burning in Yosemite National Park. Ray Mooney, Is the Pacific Southwest Region, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Forest Service.             Rim Fire cause 1 Mooney says no arrested have been made and Mooney wants to squelch rumors associated…

Roseville PD Looking for Your Help in Death Investigation

Roseville PD Looking for Your Help in Death Investigation

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Roseville Police Department detectives are looking for witnesses or anyone with information about the disappearance and death of 19-year-old John Alpert of Palmdale. On May 15, someone fishing in Dry Creek near Atkinson Street found human remains near the creek bed.  Roseville Police detectives and crime scene investigators examined the…

Veterans Services Meeting

Veterans Services Meeting

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Placer County Veterans Service Officer Jonn Melrose will speak at a meeting of the Foresthill Forum on Monday, Sept. 9 to discuss benefits and services available to veterans. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Foresthill Veterans Memorial Hall, 24601 Harrison St. Veterans and family members are…

Auburn Adventure Day is Saturday

Auburn Adventure Day is Saturday

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The First Ever Auburn Adventure Day is Saturday. Celebrate all things in and around the American River this Saturday beginning at 7:30 am with the first ever authorized Base Jumping Demonstration from the Foresthill Bridge. Pack a lunch and plan to spend the day by the river. The GREAT American…

Investigators:Cause of Rim Fire- Illegal Fire

Investigators:Cause of Rim Fire- Illegal Fire

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VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 – Investigators from the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations and Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office have determined the Rim Fire began when a hunter allowed an illegal fire to escape. There is no indication the hunter was involved with illegal marijuana cultivation on…