Home » Archives by category » News (Page 7)

Check Forger Suspect Sought

Check Forger Suspect Sought

Roseville police are looking for a woman who allegedly used stolen checks at businesses in Roseville, Rocklin and Auburn in early May. The woman left some of the stores with a man driving an older gold Pontiac sedan, police said. The checks were allegedly stolen from the mail of an elderly…

El Nino Forecasts Could Break Drought

El Nino Forecasts Could Break Drought

Pacific Ocean temperatures continue to warm and trade winds shift, and today federal scientists now say that the El Niño weather event that’s emerging could be one of the strongest on record. Federal forecasters now say that there is a 90 percent chance of an El Niño persisting through the coming…

Tobacco Bills Stalled

Tobacco Bills Stalled

A legislative panel has opted not to take up a bill aimed at curbing youth smoking by regulating e-cigarettes in California after a heated hearing. A separate measure calling for the legal smoking age to be raised to 21 was pulled from the agenda just before Wednesday’s hearing by the…

Placer County Crops Value at 20-year High

Placer County Crops Value at 20-year High

Join us this morning at 8:45am, as Placer County Agricultural Commissioner Joshua Huntsinger discusses the crops report issued last week, with it’s rosey outlook. The 2014 Placer County Agricultural Crop Report was presented to the Board of Supervisors on July 7.  The report found the value of Placer County’s agricultural crops and products…

Ordinance to Prohibit Camping at Auburn Government Center

Ordinance to Prohibit Camping at Auburn Government Center

The Placer County Board of Supervisors took final action Tuesday, to adopt an ordinance that will prohibit camping on most county-owned properties beginning August 6. The board took the first step in the two-step approval process June 16 by introducing the ordinance on a 4-0 vote. At yesterday’s meeting, the board…

Father Found, Baby Still Missing

Father Found, Baby Still Missing

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department confirms the father of a missing Shasta County infant who also went missing over the weekend, has been found. Around 7:45 a.m., CHP officers and deputies were involved in a shooting while searching for a carjacking suspect in Shasta County, according to a Siskiyou County…

Suspect Caught in Grass Valley Assault

Suspect Caught in Grass Valley Assault

The man suspected of severely beating an elderly Grass Valley church volunteer was arrested Thursday night thanks to a tip.  Mary Grace Tassone, an elderly church volunteer, was left in the hospital unable to speak this week after she was brutally attacked in front of her church. Alan Kierkegaard, 50, is accused…

Water Rates Increase as Water Use Decreases

Water Rates Increase as Water Use Decreases

Millions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges. The financial blow is only expected to grow as Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has ordered communities to slash their water use anywhere between 8 and 36 percent. Those cuts are…

Dry Rot Suspected in Folsom Stairway Collapse

Dry Rot Suspected in Folsom Stairway Collapse

Days after a tragic stairway collapse in Folsom, killed a 27-year old, investigators are looking at why. Folsom Chief Building Official, Steve Burger said the problem looks like dry rot. Burger confirmed permit orders at the Legends at Willow Creek Complex, to do repairs on the stairways were taken out last month. …

Auburn Celebrates July 4th!

Auburn Celebrates July 4th!

              It’s the 4th of July in Auburn. What to do? How about we have a parade? Saturday, July 4th, the Auburn Family 4th Celebration activities took place around Auburn. Again this year, the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored local Independence Day festivities. …