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Fireworks are Illegal in Unincorporated Placer

Fireworks are Illegal in Unincorporated Placer

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Placer County officials are reminding residents and visitors that fireworks of all sizes and types are illegal in unincorporated areas of the county. The prohibition applies to both: ·         Rural areas not located within the boundaries of any incorporated city or town and ·         Unincorporated communities such as Penryn, Newcastle,…

Western States 100-mile Endurance Run Today

Western States 100-mile Endurance Run Today

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Runners started out at 5am for the 40th annual Western States Endurance run from Squaw Valley to Auburn, CA. Gordy Ainsleigh, founder of the race 40 years ago started off with the runners this morning. The finish line is on the track at Placer High School in Auburn where the…

Stuff the Pack for NC Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

Stuff the Pack for NC Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

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Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue volunteers were out in force in Southern Nevada County with their annual Stuff the Pack Fundraiser. Sarah Rogers was out in front of the CVS store making sure everyone stayed hydrated on the hot humid Saturday and explained the goal for this year’s fundraiser.…

ARD Movie Night Friday

ARD Movie Night Friday

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ARD has been showing free kids movies in Auburn and in local parks during summer in partnership with City of Auburn, Chamber of Commerce, and the business associations in old town and downtown Auburn. Now ARD is inviting those 21 and over for something a little different t than other…

Grass Valley Fire Kids Camp

Grass Valley Fire Kids Camp

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Kids in Grass Valley, Nevada City and throughout Nevada County are enjoying summer camp with the Grass Valley Consolidated fire Department and others who raised funds for the first ever Grass Valley Fire Camp for Kids. Captain Kevin Menet spearheaded the fundraising and organizing of the event as well as…

Auburn Union School District Board Passes Budget

Auburn Union School District Board Passes Budget

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The Auburn Union School District board met in regular session Wednesday evening and passed the budget for the next school year. Daniel Berlant Board President says there were some tough cuts but they will be operating within their budget. School Board Budget 1 Berlant says there are still some “unknowns”…

Fire Departments Prepare for Busy Season

Fire Departments Prepare for Busy Season

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With Fire Danger Extremely high in spite of the recent rains, The Cal-Fire Air Attack Base above Grass Valley, became the meeting place for fire departments and Law Enforcement to meet to coordinate resources in case of a major wildfire in our region. Firefighters and first responders were briefed on…

Cal-Fire Planes in the Air Thursday

Cal-Fire Planes in the Air Thursday

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Residents in Grass Valley may see and hear an increase in air plane traffic coming from the Cal-Fire Air Attack base on Loma Rica road at the air port where the planes are stationed but there is no fire emergency at this time. The cal-Fire annual Aviation Operational Briefing is…

South African Television Film Crew in Placer County

South African Television Film Crew in Placer County

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A South African Television Film crew is in Placer County this week filming Dr. Gordy Ainsleigh of Meadow Vista. Dean Leslie Director for Solomon Running TV says this filming is for an episode to run next season involving the Western States 100 mile Endurance Run set for this Saturday which…

Kirby Asks for Tiles for Carroll and Forbes

Kirby Asks for Tiles for Carroll and Forbes

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During the committee reports of the Monday evening Auburn City Council meeting, Councilmen Bill Kirby entered into the record his hope that Joe Carroll, longtime journalist and Janice Forbes founder of the Placer community Foundation be honored with tiles near Auburn Central Square. Kirby on tiles 1 Kirby says there…