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Camping Memorial Day Weekend? Most Trails are Open.

Camping Memorial Day Weekend? Most Trails are Open.

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Most campgrounds and recreation sites within the Tahoe National Forest will be open for Memorial Day and most trails are open with only patches of snow on north facing slopes.  “The dry winter and spring this past year has enabled us to get campgrounds open earlier than normal,” stated Tom…

The Victims in Saturday’s Plane Crash have been Identified

The Victims in Saturday’s Plane Crash have been Identified

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The victims in yesterday’s plane crash have been identified as pilot Bruce Albright Rhymes, 6-8-53, and Kathy Lorraine Rhymes, 2-3-55,  husband and wife from Susanville.…

Fatal Plane Crash in Auburn

Fatal Plane Crash in Auburn

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Auburn Airport was the scene of a fatal plane crash Saturday night. Reports are that a commercial airliner in the area Saturday night picked up a distress signal from a private plane around 9 pm. The crash site was discovered around 12:30 Sunday morning. Craig McCardle Division Chief with Auburn…

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Help

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Help

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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the subjects in the photos shown below. A series of auto burglaries occurred on April 20, on Hwy. 89 between Tahoe City and Truckee. The subjects, a white male, a white female and an older white male are…

Placer County Youth Commission Taking Applications

Placer County Youth Commission Taking Applications

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The Placer County Youth Commission is currently looking for dedicated, engaged, and motivated youth from all over Placer County to fill the 18 spots for the 2013-2014 Commission. The Placer County Youth Commission is a youth advisory board to the Placer County Board of Supervisors.  It works to include and…

Beware of Construction-Type Scams

Beware of Construction-Type Scams

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With spring comes home improvement projects and unlicensed contractors looking to scam residents. The Placer county Sheriff’s Office is asking Placer County residents to beware of construction-type scams, specifically driveway sealing and paving. There is a group presently in the area that is contacting home owners by soliciting door-to-door, and…

Drowning Victim Identified

Drowning Victim Identified

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The body of a man found by kayakers in the North fork of the American River on Sunday May 12 has been identified. 62-year old Tony Ray Hall of Carmichael, Ca was identified by the Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner as the man believed to have drowned in the river on Sunday.…

CHP Hosts Every 15-Minutes at Bear River High School

CHP Hosts Every 15-Minutes at Bear River High School

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The BEST Every 15-minutes program I have witnessed. Thank you to the CHP, Higgins Fire, Cal Fire, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Grass Valley Police Department, Sierra Nevada Memorial, Bear River High School and everyone who made it possible. I have seen this program many times but the students were spell…

Auburn Police Officer Catches Robber in the Act

Auburn Police Officer Catches Robber in the Act

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An Auburn Police Officer witnessed a robbery Monday night in Auburn. Late Monday night, into Tuesday morning, Auburn police officers were dispatched to the 7-11 Store on Sacramento Street for a reported theft of merchandise.  The suspect had left the store on foot northbound on Auburn Folsom Road.  The suspect…

Water Main Break in Auburn

Water Main Break in Auburn

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A water main break disrupted water deliveries to about 50 PCWA customers on Lincoln Way in Auburn Wednesday. Matt Young with PCWA says a 10 inch main broke.              Auburn water main break 1 Young says they cannot confirm the cause but it is possible that some construction work including…