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Placerville Police Gain Advanced Technology For Town and Trail Patrols

Placerville Police Gain Advanced Technology For Town and Trail Patrols

  The Placerville Police Department will quietly hit the trails and the streets with its newest motorcycle addition, the Zero electric motorcycle. The Zero motorcycle is fully electric and designed for police to patrol on a cost effective manner. The motorcycle will give officers the advantage when patrolling the expanding…

New Homeless Shelter In Auburn Is In Need Of Supplies

New Homeless Shelter In Auburn Is In Need Of Supplies

The new homeless shelter, located in the Dewitt Government Center is in mid construction and is seeking donated supplies to help get the shelter up and running. The shelter was made possible by Volunteers of America and Right Hand Auburn, Inc., who spearheaded the effort to turn the old jail…

Man Attempts To Grab Female Runner in Roseville

Man Attempts To Grab Female Runner in Roseville

Roseville Police department said on Monday that a woman was assaulted while running alone on Fairway Drive Sunday night. Apparently the woman ran past an unknown man who appeared to be pacing her and acting oddly. Moments after the runner passed him, the man came up behind her and grabbed at her.…

Man Already In Custody Arrested For December Burglary In Roseville

Man Already In Custody Arrested For December Burglary In Roseville

Roseville Police said they arrested a man suspected of the mid-December burglary of a fitness center. On December 18th, employees of Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in east Roseville, reported their business was burglarized before opening for business that day.  Apparently someone broke into the gym’s cafe area overnight, stole money from the…

Pollock Pines Woman Arrested For Assault After Running Over Boyfriend

Pollock Pines Woman Arrested For Assault After Running Over Boyfriend

  Thursday afternoon, El Dorado Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the California Highway Patrol, responded to a reported hit-and-run incident on Broadway, near Placerville. When police arrived, they found a seriously injured man. According to a sheriff’s official, it appeared that the victim sustained his injuries from being struck by a…

Boat Launching Limited At Lake Tahoe Due To Drought

Boat Launching Limited At Lake Tahoe Due To Drought

  Dry conditions in a lingering drought that has made for a dismal skiing season in the Sierra is also going to take a toll on boaters at Lake Tahoe this summer. Several of the busiest boat-launching ramps at the mountain lake are expected to remain closed the entire season…

Weld Expo This Saturday At Sierra College Rocklin

Weld Expo This Saturday At Sierra College Rocklin

Sparks will fly this Saturday from 9:00 to 4:00 at Sierra College’s Weld Expo ’15 at the Rocklin Campus. The free Weld Expo ’15, at the campus mobile welding training center will feature over 20 welding industry partners who will provide demonstrations. The American Welding Society is hosting this event…

FREE Anonymous Drop-Off Of Unused and Expired Medications

FREE Anonymous Drop-Off Of Unused and Expired Medications

This Saturday, Rocklin Police Department and other local agencies are offering FREE anonymous drop-off locations for unused and expired medications. This event is a collaborative effort between local law enforcement agencies, public health entities, local schools and the Coalition for Placer Youth.  The mission of this joint effort is to…

Small Fire Breaks Out Near The Town of El Dorado

Small Fire Breaks Out Near The Town of El Dorado

A wildfire burned at least 14 acres Thursday afternoon near the town of El Dorado. The fire erupted at about 3 p.m. near the Gold Beach trailer park along Highway 49.  Firefighters reported good progress and said the fire was 75 percent contained by early evening.  Firefighters said that accessing…

7th Annual Fundraiser In Memory of Justine Vanderschoot “Wish You Were Here”

7th Annual Fundraiser In Memory of Justine Vanderschoot “Wish You Were Here”

The Justine Vanderschoot Fund presents its 7th annual fundraiser “Wish You Were Here” benefiting the Placer County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday April 18th from 5-11pm at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Tickets are $30 a the door and includes dinner, live music, no host bar and a raffle.  The benefit was…