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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Safely With AAA’s ‘Tipsy Tow’

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Safely  With AAA’s ‘Tipsy Tow’

AAA Northern California continues to help stop drinking and driving on holiday celebrations like Cinco de Mayo. The festive Mexican holiday is celebrated nationwide on May 5th, and includes a variety of festivities, parties and drinking. AAA’s Tipsy Tow program is open to everyone and you do not need to…

California Trees Are Dying Off Creating More Fuel For Fires

California Trees Are Dying Off Creating More Fuel For Fires

California wildlife officials are warning this fire season could be very destructive as California is in the fourth year of a drought.  Cal Fire met with local and federal fire agencies to send a severe warning to the public regarding the upcoming fire season. The fear is this season will…

Grass Valley Teenage Boy Mugged And His Cell Phone Stolen

Grass Valley Teenage Boy Mugged And His Cell Phone Stolen

In Grass Valley, on Friday night, two men were arrested after they robbed a teenage boy of his cell phone at knifepoint on Chapel street. Apparently 21-year-old, Jeromy Jason Stacy, and 25-year-old, Dennis Alan Ferguson, accosted the 16-year-old boy at approximately 8:40pm on Friday.  The teenage boy then  ran home…

Five Arrested In El Dorado County For Credit Card Fraud

Five Arrested In El Dorado County For Credit Card Fraud

The Red Hawk Casino Security team tipped off El Dorado Sheriff detectives with information on fraudulent use of credit cards at the casino. Last Thursday, Casino Security reported two persons, a Hispanic male and African American female, were inside the casino attempting to use forged or stolen credit cards to…

Two Arrested After Nevada City Home Explosion, Possibly Caused By Illegal Drug Lab

Two Arrested After Nevada City Home Explosion, Possibly Caused By Illegal Drug Lab

Two men were arrested Saturday and two people were injured in a fire caused by an explosion at a suspected honey oil lab Saturday in rural Nevada County. The Nevada County Fire Department said the house fire and possible explosion started around 3 p.m. Saturday off Polk. 34-year-old Richard Ray…

The Auburn Home Show Is This Weekend

The Auburn Home Show Is This Weekend

        There is no better way to kick off the month of May here in the foothills than with the biannual Auburn Home Show at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, which has been transformed into a paradise for home owners and decorating enthusiasts. Venders from several counties will…

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

With the popularity of motorcycle riding, fatalities and injuries have increased in California over the past few years.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) have stepped up their efforts to promote safety and education throughout the month of May. In 2013, motorcycle collisions resulted in…

Sutter Auburn Faith Nurses Walk Out For One Day

Sutter Auburn Faith Nurses Walk Out For One Day

Dozens of nurses lined up with pickets on Highway 49 outside Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital at 7 a.m. Thursday morning to begin a one-day strike. Many passing cars honked and cheered as Sutter nurses held signs that read “On Strike For Safe Patient Car”.  It’s all about the patients said…

Local Postal Worker Goes From Delivering Mail To Driving Away From Bullets

Local Postal Worker Goes From Delivering Mail To Driving Away From Bullets

Going postal took on a positive meaning recently when a local postal worker went from delivering mail to driving away from bullets. Scott Gallegos’ heroic moves came on Monday morning as he was delivering mail on Madison Avenue in Sacramento. He came face-to-face with a woman in desperate need of…

Contra Costa Man To Spend Five Years In Prison For DUI

Contra Costa Man To Spend Five Years In Prison For DUI

On Monday, an El Dorado County judge sentenced 45-year-old, Michael Charles Ramirez, who is a multiple DUI offender, to five years in state prison following a jury trial. On June 1, 2014, an El Dorado County Sheriff Deputy observed Ramirez operating his vehicle erratically while intoxicated on Highway 50. Ramirez…