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RCRC Chairman Selects Eight Local Charities To Split $41,000

RCRC Chairman Selects Eight Local Charities To Split $41,000

Eight Glenn County charities shared $41,000 raised at the Rural County Representatives of California annual meeting in September in Placer County. The RCRC’s Annual Meeting concludes with a Basket Raffle Dinner in which a county-themed basket is raffled off from each member county. The proceeds are donated to charities picked…

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Awards $3.1 Million For Projects That Reduce Tree Mortality And Protect Watershed Health

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Awards $3.1 Million For Projects That Reduce Tree Mortality And Protect Watershed Health

Yesterday, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board approved $3.1 million in grants for ten projects that will decrease wildfire risk, lessen tree mortality, and restore forest and watershed health in the Sierra Nevada region. Funding for these projects comes from Proposition 1, The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement…

AAA Warns To Avoid Driving When Not Sleeping 7 Hours

AAA Warns To Avoid Driving When Not Sleeping 7 Hours

                Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The Centers for Disease Control…

Homeless Shelter Denied Access Near Auburn Airport

Homeless Shelter Denied Access Near Auburn Airport

The Auburn Municipal Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) shot down a proposed attempt to re-zone land surrounding the Auburn airport in order to allow for a permanent site for the controversial temporary shelter site located in the Dewitt Campus. The unanimous decision made on Wednesday means there will be a…

Million Dollar Grant Goes Towards Homeless Housing Placer County

Million Dollar Grant Goes Towards Homeless Housing Placer County

Placer County will receive a $1 million grant from Sutter Health to help house its chronically homeless population under a grant agreement approved today by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The funds will be used to support Placer County’s Whole Person Care Pilot program, which is designed to better…

PG&E Urges Customers to Focus on Safely Heating Their Homes as Temperatures Dip

PG&E Urges Customers to Focus on Safely Heating Their Homes as Temperatures Dip

With temperatures expected to drop in Northern and Central California this week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be cautious when heating their homes. Electric heating devices, such as space heaters, are a home fire hazard when not properly used or monitored. Fuel-burning appliances, such as gas…

Placer County Supervisors To Weigh Tahoe Basin Development Rules

Placer County Supervisors To Weigh Tahoe Basin Development Rules

Development and congestion in Placer County’s portion of the Lake Tahoe area has prompted supervisors to take a look at directing denser development toward places that are already built up, including Kings Beach and Tahoe City. The proposed Placer County Tahoe Basin Area Plan offers incentives for redevelopment in towns,…

Childrens Christmas Fair Is Coming To Auburn

Childrens Christmas Fair Is Coming To Auburn

Santa is high in demand this season but will be stopping by the Children’s Christmas Faire for free photo opportunities for 400 local children on Dec. 8. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is partnering to host the free holiday event for the whole family. The Children’s Christmas Faire provides children in…

State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

Working to make water conservation a way of life, State agencies today released a draft plan for achieving long-term efficient water use and meeting drought preparedness goals that reflect California’s diverse climate, landscape, and demographic conditions. “Californians rose to the challenge during this historic drought and recognized that conservation is…

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One of two inmates who sawed their way out of a California jail and vanished last week was recaptured Tuesday night, authorities said. The search continues for the other one. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Laron Campbell was taken into custody and was transported back to Santa Clara…

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