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Placer County Improves Permit Sign Off Process

Placer County Improves Permit Sign Off Process

A new agreement with Placer County and the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, allows the county to sign off on grading permits for residents of eastern Placer County that previously required a trip to water board offices in South Lake Tahoe. The agreement offers a simpler, more efficient permitting…

DWR Releases Environmental Document for Fremont Weir Fish Passage Project

DWR Releases Environmental Document for Fremont Weir Fish Passage Project

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are recirculating for public review the Biological Resources portion (Section 3.5) of the draft Initial Study and Environmental Assessment (IS/EA) and proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the proposed Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project, located…

Meddlers Report 5/16/17

Meddlers Report 5/16/17

Today’s meddlers’ meeting was full of interesting topics and capped with a very engaging guest speaker. Like all meetings, this morning began with Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely briefing the crowd on city happenings. As the mayor stated, there really wasn’t a whole lot of breaking news going on in Auburn…

358 Marijuana Plants Lands Sheridan Man Behind Bars

358 Marijuana Plants Lands Sheridan Man Behind Bars

A man was arrested and booked into the Placer County Jail in connection with an illegal marijuana growing operation, the sheriff’s office said. Lawrence Torok, 59, was arrested on charges including cultivation of marijuana and possession of a firearm, ammunition and a military practice grenade, the sheriff’s office said. Special…

Placer Sheriff’s Department Seeking Public’s Help In Solving Sunday’s Deadly Shooting

Placer Sheriff’s Department Seeking Public’s Help In Solving Sunday’s Deadly Shooting

The Placer County Sheriff’s office is seeking information from witnesses to a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Rocklin. Just after midnight, deputies were called to a party on Tinker Drive, in a commercial business complex, where a young man had been shot. When deputies arrived, the scene was…

Roseville Lawyer and Dixon 23-Year-Old Arrested In Auburn Park For Sexual Offense With Minor

Roseville Lawyer and Dixon 23-Year-Old Arrested In Auburn Park For Sexual Offense With Minor

Two men were arrested and accused of contacting girls on social media and trying to meet up with them in Auburn for sexual purposes, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Derick Alcocer, 23, of Dixon, contacted whom he thought was a 13-year-old girl on a Facebook page that was created…

Family Fun Next Weekend At Pioneer History Day

Family Fun Next Weekend At Pioneer History Day

Period reenactors and musical performances, wagon rides, doll and brick making, gold panning, Dutch oven cooking and even a “candy cannon” are all part of the fun during the free California Pioneer History Day on Saturday, May 20, at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma. Sponsored and…

PG&E, CA Fire Safe Councils Join Forces To Combat Wildfire Risk

PG&E, CA Fire Safe Councils Join Forces To Combat Wildfire Risk

PG&E is working hard to reduce the threat of wildfires. The company inspects all of its overhead electric lines each year and also inspects trees along power lines in high fire-danger areas twice a year. As a result of these inspections, PG&E removed more than 236,000 dead or dying trees…

Placer Sheriff’s Office To Lower Flag On Monday

Placer Sheriff’s Office To Lower Flag On Monday

On Monday, May 15, Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office will lower its flags to remember the more than 20,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in this nation’s history. This tribute to American law enforcement is part of the historic crime bill signed…

Placer County Crime Report

Placer County Crime Report

April 18 Mochel Diana Medlin, 20, of Carmichael was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin in the 1200 block of Athens Avenue in rural Lincoln. April 17 Two Super 8 employees said they responded to a noise complaint emanating from a unit and ended up being tackled as a…