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Meddlers Report: 3/14/2017

Meddlers Report: 3/14/2017

Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely started this morning’s meeting by thanking Bob Snyder for organizing the public safety meetings that took place in the place of the Meddlers at the city council chambers room last month. Spokely allowed Auburn Public Safety Director, John Ruffcorn, to speak about a recent purchase of…

Local Bully Gets $1 Million Bail For Threathening Voicemails and Stalking

Local Bully Gets $1 Million Bail For Threathening Voicemails and Stalking

On Wednesday, March 8, the Auburn Police Department received a report of a female leaving threatening voice mails and stalking a known male victim at his residence. It was determined upon conclusion of the officers investigation that Tina Bale, a 51 year old female from Auburn, California, had been sending…

March Madness Coming To Golden One Center

March Madness Coming To Golden One Center

On Sunday, the NCAA bracket was revealed as were the eight teams who will be playing their first round games at the Golden One Center in downtown Sacramento. — Creighton (6) vs. Rhode Island (11) — Oregon (3) vs. Iona (14) — UCLA (3) vs. Kent State (14) — Cincinnati…

Placer County Grand Jury Seeking Applicants

Placer County Grand Jury Seeking Applicants

Placer Superior Court seeks county residents interested in serving on the 2017-18 grand jury. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have lived in Placer County a minimum of one year immediately before becoming a grand juror, according to a Superior Court news release. The grand jury’s one-year…

Aspiring Writers Workshop At Woodland Library

Aspiring Writers Workshop At Woodland Library

The Woodland Public Library is offering a special workshop for aspiring writers. According to Renee Thompson, the workshop will feature an opportunity to find out how to write books from those who have done it, authors Rae James and Susan Spann. The event is set for Saturday, March 25 from…

$550k In Forestry Grants Aimed Towards Educating Disadvanteged Communities

$550k In Forestry Grants Aimed Towards Educating Disadvanteged Communities

Nearly 2,000 trees will be planted by 11 community groups from Sacramento to Riverside under grants announced today by CAL FIRE and its nonprofit urban forestry partner, California ReLeaf. The trees will help clean the air, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the planting effort will help educate residents in disadvantaged…

Repairs Underway To Damaged Roadways In Oroville

Repairs Underway To Damaged Roadways In Oroville

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has partnered with Caltrans to address roadways in Oroville and surrounding areas impacted by trucks and heavy machinery driving through Oroville in response to the Spillway Emergency. DWR, Caltrans, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Butte County, and the City of Oroville are structuring…

More Upgrades For Highway 49 With Sidewalks And Other Ammenidties

More Upgrades For Highway 49 With Sidewalks And Other Ammenidties

More pedestrian safety improvements are coming to North Auburn along state Route 49. The Placer County Board of Supervisors awarded a $1,465,800 contract yesterday to Western Engineering Contractors Inc. of Loomis to build sidewalks and landscaping improvements along the east side of the highway between New Airport Road and Education…

Extension Granted For “Temporary” North Auburn Homeless Shelter

Extension Granted For “Temporary” North Auburn Homeless Shelter

Yesterday, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a 90-day extension for the temporary homeless shelter’s operation in the Dewitt Government Center. The shelter’s current contract was set to expire March 31. The extension will allow the shelter to stay open while the county processes an application for a conditional…

Oroville Spillway Update: 3/7

Oroville Spillway Update: 3/7

The flood control spillway flows remain at 0 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflows are approximately 15,000 to 20,000 cfs which has resulted in the lake rising from 855.3 feet to 857.4 feet elevation in the last 24 hours. A second Hyatt Powerplant unit was started on Monday, March 6…