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Nevada County Fire Response

Nevada County Fire Response

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Grass Valley and Nevada County Consolidated Fire engines had a busy shift Monday night into Tuesday. The first incident was a single motorcycle accident on Ball Road in Alta Sierra Monday around 6 pm. arriving engine companies found a single patient with head trauma and other injuries resulting from a…

May is Bike Month

May is Bike Month

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Placer County Transit is celebrating May as bike Month. Solvi Sabol The Alternative Transportation Manager with Placer County Transit says Whether bicycling for fun, exercise, to get to work, or to run an errand, let the miles you cycle in May be counted toward the Sacramento region’s May is Bike…

Attempted Kidnapping in Placerville

Attempted Kidnapping in Placerville

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A Mother’s nightmare has a happy ending in Placerville. A man tried to kidnap a 15-month old baby in Placerville Tuesday morning. Placerville PD received a 911 call from Schnell School Rd. The caller stated that an unknown male was inside her apartment threatening to take a 15-month old child.…

Community Garden Boxes Up For Lottery

Community Garden Boxes Up For Lottery

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The School Park Preserve’s Community Garden is getting ready to open this season, and calling for local gardeners and “foodies” to apply for the opportunity to grow your own food alongside other like-minded Auburnites in one of the 26 planting beds. You can get your application at www.auburncommunitygarden.org. The cost…

Burn Permits Required Starting May 1

Burn Permits Required Starting May 1

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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will begin requiring burn permits for residential burning within state responsibility areas of Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.  Residents must obtain a valid burn permit and burn only on permissive burn days as determined by…

Auburn PD Drug Take Back Better Than Ever

Auburn PD Drug Take Back Better Than Ever

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Another successful Drug take back was held behind city Hall in Auburn on Saturday, in fact according to Auburn Administrative Analysis Megan Siren, The Site took in more medications from more local residents than ever before.  Click to Hear the Numbers from Megan The most important aspect of the successful…

State Income Tax Numbers Coming In

State Income Tax Numbers Coming In

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Because personal income taxes are a major source of revenue to the State, and because April is a big month for tax receipts, State Controller John Chiang provides a daily tally of personal income taxes for the month. Preliminary reports show the State has collected a net total of more…

Two Beale Airmen Among Four Airmen Killed

Two Beale Airmen Among Four Airmen Killed

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Two Beale Airmen were among four Airmen killed in a MC-12 Liberty plane crash near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, April 27. Captain Reid K. Nishizuka, 30, of Kailua, Hawaii, was assigned to the 427th Reconnaissance Squadron. Staff Sergeant Richard A. Dickson, 24, of Rancho Cordova, Calif., was assigned to the…

Watch for Rattlesnakes

Watch for Rattlesnakes

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Not only are mosquitoes out, but the warmer temperatures have also brought the rattlesnakes out of hibernation and they are hungry.  Tyler Young is the owner and operator of Placer Snake Removal. Young has some simple advice keep rattlesankes away from your home. Click to hear Tyler’s advice   And what…

PCWA Approves PG and E Measures

PCWA Approves PG and E Measures

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Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday (Apr. 18) approved several measures related to future operations, maintenance and energy sales of the PCWA Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project.  Andy Fecko, the water agency’s director of resource development, said the measures are needed this year as PCWA begins…