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Placer County Wins People Choice at Fair

Placer County Wins People Choice at Fair

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Visitors at the 2013 California State Fair selected Placer County’s exhibit to receive a coveted People’s Choice Award. People’s Choice Awards are presented to the best overall, most fun and most educational exhibits. The awards are particularly prestigious because the winners are the exhibits that receive the most votes from…

Auburn PD National Night Out

Auburn PD National Night Out

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The Auburn Police Department has teamed up with the Auburn Recreation Department for this year’s National Night Out event this afternoon in Auburn. The National Night Out movement aims to build partnerships between police and the communities they protect. Paula Leahy with the Auburn Police department shares some of the…

CHP I-80 Challenge a Success

CHP I-80 Challenge a Success

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The Iowa State Patrol invited the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to  join agencies from 10 other states to embark on a lifesaving challenge to prevent fatalities on Interstate 80 (I-80) during an eight-day period from July 24-31, 2013.  Newcastle CHP Officer David Martinez says the effort was a success with…

El Dorado Forest Weekend Fires

El Dorado Forest Weekend Fires

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4 fires burned in the El Dorado National Forest over the weekend. Fortunately they were kept small according to El Dorado National Forest Public Information Officer Frank Mosbacker.             El Dorado Fires 1 The fire was in steep, rugged, inaccessible terrain. There was no threat to the communities of Big Creek…

Bear River Trail Topic of Canyon Keepers Meeting

Bear River Trail Topic of Canyon Keepers Meeting

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On Tuesday, August 6, Canyon Keepers members and guests will hear a presentation describing efforts to create the Bear River Trail, a potential landmark recreational asset that will follow the river many miles heading west from Bear Valley near Highway 20. Guest John Gardiner will speak on behalf of the…

Congressman McClintock in Roseville

Congressman McClintock in Roseville

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Congressman Tom McClintock will be on tour with a series of town hall Meetings including one in Roseville on August 7th. The Congressman will be talking about many issues in congress as well as taking your questions. The Auburn Dam is one project the congressman still supports.             Click to…

Tuesday is National Night Out

Tuesday is National Night Out

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Tuesday is National Night Out. Convoys of emergency vehicles will make their way from neighborhood to neighborhood to celebrate the evening that brings neighbors and their public safety partners together. David Martinez is the Public Information Officer for the Auburn CHP Office and says they will be working with other…

Placer Sheriff Needs Your Help

Placer Sheriff Needs Your Help

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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying four suspects in a Roseville residential burglary on July 16. The suspects stole many items from the home on Whyte Avenue, including an ATM card. They attempted to use the card at a Carmichael ATM and the photos…

Heritage Trail Museums Free Weekend

Heritage Trail Museums Free Weekend

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Nineteen Placer County local museums from Roseville to North Lake Tahoe will participate in the 6th Annual Heritage Trail on Aug. 10th and 11th. The event captures the county’s history with exhibits and activities. Ralph Gibson the interim Museums Administrator for Placer County highlights the Medical Museum that may shock…

Telsa Charge Station in Auburn

Telsa Charge Station in Auburn

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The City of Auburn Announced that Tesla is looking at site’s for a charging station in the city. The 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year, a Tesla Model S electric cars are capable of traveling up to 300 miles per charge, is creating a nationwide network of specialized charging…