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Seniors First Budget Threatened by Feds

Seniors First Budget Threatened by Feds

The non-profit senior services program, Placer County Seniors First, put out a News Release Monday stating they will have to suspend services, create or expand waiting lists for meals on Wheels, cut the number of meals delivered or days the service is available. The release says this is due to…

7-year old Donates Piggy Bank for Shelter

7-year old Donates Piggy Bank for Shelter

Julia Jordan is the Executive Director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association. Julia is a champion of the Hospitality House, a permanent shelter for more than 50 local homeless who need the basics of a roof over their head, food on the table, a bed to sleep in and people…

Small Business mPower Meeting Tuesday

Small Business mPower Meeting Tuesday

To learn how to improve customer loyalty and marketability while saving money, conserving energy, and creating jobs, business owners are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar, “How to Go Green with Low-Interest Financing and More,” on Tuesday, October 8th, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., at the North Tahoe…

Supervisors in Session Tuesday

Supervisors in Session Tuesday

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Tue., Oct. 4th, the Placer County Board of Supervisors will take up a number of items. Included on the agenda, among other things, are: An update on the Placer County Conservation Plan; A construction change order for the Regional Sewer Project; A request to…

18 Pounds of Pot Found by Auburn PD

18 Pounds of Pot Found by Auburn PD

Auburn Police officers arrested Sharisse GARNER, 28 years of age, of Auburn on Thursday after Officer Stan Hamelin contacted GARNER in front of a convenience store in the 300 block of Sacramento Street in Auburn. As Officer Hamelin spoke with GARNER, she appeared to be under the influence of narcotics.…

State Theater’s Tear Down The Wall Celebration Saturday

State Theater’s Tear Down The Wall Celebration Saturday

The “Tear Down the Wall” Campaign is being celebrated at an event scheduled for Saturday, October 5. The event is a Step Back in Time to 1930’s era Hollywood! There will be indoor and outdoor performances with a performance by the Placer Theater Ballet, and members of the Auburn Symphony,…

Parks Forward Initiative Meeting Held in Auburn

Parks Forward Initiative Meeting Held in Auburn

California has 280 State Parks, 32 are operated by local or non-profit entities. The State Park and Recreation Commission, in conjunction with the Parks Forward Initiative, held a public workshop in Auburn Thursday to get public input to gather new ideas on how to improve efficiency, create financial sustainability, and…

High Winds Low Humidity Raises Fire Threat

High Winds Low Humidity Raises Fire Threat

While the calendar may say October, CAL FIRE firefighters are preparing for several days of extreme fire weather across many parts of California. The National Weather Service has issued five separate “Red Flag Warnings” and “Fire Weather Watches” due to gusty winds and low humidity spanning from Northeastern California, the…

Nevada County Most Wanted Arrested by CHP

Nevada County Most Wanted Arrested by CHP

Gold Run CHP Officer Arrests One of Nevada County’s Most Wanted:  Gold run CHP Officer Chris Nave says one of the gold Run CHP Officers on patrol in the area happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday night. Most Wanted Arrested The driver, initially falsely…

State Testing Changes from STAR to MAPP

State Testing Changes from STAR to MAPP

No more STAR Testing in California with the governor’s signature Wednesday on AB 484. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson congratulated Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature for their work to sweep away outdated STAR tests in favor of California Measurement of Academic Performance and Progress assessments, or…