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Fire and Steel Festival TODAY in Colfax

Fire and Steel Festival TODAY in Colfax

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In an all out celebration of the arts, the Colfax Art Walk joins forces with the Fire & Steel Festival and the Sierra Vista Art Center to put on an art extravaganza in Downtown Colfax Saturday June 15. This event promises to be the one of the biggest events of…

Auburn Business Association Fees Hold Steady

Auburn Business Association Fees Hold Steady

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The Auburn City Council heard from President of the Old Town Business Association Dave Johnson in relation to the Annual Assessment fee for Businesses within the Old Town and Downtown Business Districts. Johnson encourages everyone to come down to see the new hanging baskets and more in Old town. Old…

U.S. News Ranked Placer County #11 in America’s Healthiest Counties for Kids

U.S. News Ranked Placer County #11 in America’s Healthiest Counties for Kids

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U.S. News ranked Placer County at #11 in America’s Healthiest Counties for Kids, a new set of rankings by U.S. News that highlights counties that feature among other child-friendly data, fewer infant deaths, fewer low-birth-weight babies, fewer deaths from injuries, fewer teen births and fewer children in poverty. 3-California Counties…

Fast Moving Fire Burning West of Roseville

Fast Moving Fire Burning West of Roseville

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A fire is burning west of Roseville, off PFE Road Thursday afternoon. Daniel Berlant, Public Information Officer with Cal-Fire spoke with KAHI Radio on Thursday when the fire was at 60 acres and growing. Roseville fire 1 Berlant says they have ample resources but the winds are helping to spread…

Saying Goodbye to Janice Forbes

Saying Goodbye to Janice Forbes

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The business community continues to offer their condolences to the family of Janice Forbes publisher of the Auburn Sentinel and Sierra Heritage Magazine. Forbes  also founded the  Placer Community Foundation. Ms. Forbes passed away last week after a lengthy illness. Gary Moffat, owner of Old Town Auburn’s Carpe Vino wrote…

Dry Creek Community Park Grand-Opening

Dry Creek Community Park Grand-Opening

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Placer County is inviting the public to attend a grand-opening ceremony for Dry Creek Community Park set to be held Wednesday, June 19. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. The 34-acre park is located at 9245 Walerga Road south of Dry Creek and west of the…

Truckee Plane Crash Pilot Walks Away

Truckee Plane Crash Pilot Walks Away

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The pilot walked away without any injuries from a Truckee crash but his plane was not so lucky. On June 11, 2013, at approximately 1145 hours, a three blade single prop plane piloted by a 62 year old pilot, left John Wayne Airport with filed instrument plans to land in…

Unsafe Speeds and No Seat Belt Led to Truckee Fatality

Unsafe Speeds and No Seat Belt Led to Truckee Fatality

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Unsafe Speeds and not wearing a seat belt led to a fatality in Truckee Tuesday. Around 6 in the evening the California Highway Patrol was went to a call of a rollover accident on Sierra County Road 860 just west of Stampede Meadows, in Sierra County. Corey Adam Neill age…

City Council Talks About Blue Bags

City Council Talks About Blue Bags

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The Auburn City Council adopted the 2.03% cost of living adjustment as part of the Recology contract. Garbage rates in the city will increase a modest amount depending on usage for July first of this year through June 30 of next year. During the public comment portion Auburn resident Michael…

PCWA Looking for New Director

PCWA Looking for New Director

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The Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors is accepting letters of interest from prospective candidates to fill the unexpired term of former PCWA District 2 Director Alex Ferreira, who retired on June 6.  The individual appointed to the vacancy by the PCWA Board of Directors will serve the…