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10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event in Grass Valley

10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event in Grass Valley

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The 10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event was held Saturday in the parking lot of the Beam Easy Living Center on Harrison Street in Grass Valley. Each year Mark Klaas, father of Polly Klaas the 12-year old Petaluma girl who was abducted from her home and killed, comes to Grass…

One Book One Community Auburn Dam Site Field Trip

One Book One Community Auburn Dam Site Field Trip

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The Rotary’s “One Book One Community” events continued over the weekend with a field trip to the Auburn Dam Site. Dozens of community members turned out at the Canyon View Community Center for a presentation by Jordan Fisher Smith, Best Selling Author of Nature Noir, the book Chosen as the…

Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center Wins Prestigious Award

Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center Wins Prestigious Award

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Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center was honored this month with a prestigious 2013 Small Project Award from the American Institute of Architects. The AIA announced this year’s 10 award winners recently in an online edition of its magazine, Architect. The panel of judges offered glowing comments on the…

One Book One Community Panel Discussion

One Book One Community Panel Discussion

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A great event last night at Placer High School in Auburn. One Book One Community; the community event to inspire reading, features the New York Times Best Seller Nature Noir written by Jordan Fisher Smith, the retired Auburn State Recreation Area Ranger. Bart O’Brien, president of the Auburn Rotary opened…

Horses For Healing Rigatoni Dinner

Horses For Healing Rigatoni Dinner

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The Horses for Healing, founded by Judy Garhart in Auburn is having their annual Rigatoni dinner is this Saturday. Judy recently passed away and the volunteers want to continue her vision to help rehabilitate people who suffer from an injury and to assist in physical therapy of those with special…

Placer County Renews Contract with Cal Fire

Placer County Renews Contract with Cal Fire

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The Board OK’d a contract with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for fiscal year 2013/14 for fire protection and prevention, emergency medical, hazardous materials and all hazard incident response, in addition to dispatch services. The contracted CALFIRE agencies are known as the Placer County Fire…

Coffee with a Cop in Rocklin

Coffee with a Cop in Rocklin

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Want to get to know a police officer with the Rocklin Police Department? Have little questions for a police officer? Have really big issues that you would like to see addressed by the department? Captain Lon Milka with the Rocklin Police department says get up early and have coffee with…

Keeping Kids Safe Event this Saturday in Grass Valley

Keeping Kids Safe Event this Saturday in Grass Valley

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Set in a carnival like atmosphere, the 10th annual “Keeping Kids Safe” Event Hosted by the Beam Easy Living Center in Grass Valley is this Saturday April 20th from 10 to 3. Bring the kids to 422 Henderson Street in Grass Valley to interact with Local Law Enforcement, fire departments,…

Fly in The World War II Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress”

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WWII B-17 Bomber Takes Flight over Sacramento  Public Flights and Tours:  April 27-28 Douglas, GA April 15th– The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Movie Memphis Belle” will take to the skies over Sacramento. Public flights will begin in the morning with ground tours in the afternoon.  Hours are from 10am to 5pm.  BOEING [...]

National Emergency Dispatcher’s Week Continues

National Emergency Dispatcher’s Week Continues

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We continue to celebrate National Emergency dispatcher’s week with a look at Monday’s tragedy in Boston. During an emergency, regional cell phone service can quickly become overwhelmed and ineffective. Operations Manager of the Nevada County Office of Emergency services Vic Ferrera says there is an alternative to a cell call.…