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Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Sierra Club Placer Group presents “Rattlesnakes—Facts vs Myths,” on Wednesday, September 20, at 7 pm. Mike Cardwell has studied rattlesnakes for over 40 years and will share his expertise in a presentation sponsored by the Sierra Club Placer Group. Using telemetry technology, his research has provided behavior facts and dispelled…

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control Officer are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to multiple fires occurring throughout the state, as well as the continued excessive heat. This advisory will…

Auburn Library Open As Cooling Center Over Labor Day Weekend

Auburn Library Open As Cooling Center Over Labor Day Weekend

With high temperatures projected throughout the Labor Day weekend, Placer County’s Auburn Library at 350 Nevada St. will operate with extended hours as a cooling center. The library will remain open as needed, and if temperatures are consistent with forecasts, at the following times: Thursday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept.…

Placerville Police Arrest Brian Anton For Planting A Explosive Device.

Placerville Police Arrest Brian Anton For Planting A Explosive Device.

Last Sunday, around 5 p.m., Placerville Police officers were called to the area of Ray Lawyer Drive and Forni Road after the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office had relayed information that there was a report of an explosive device in a vehicle. Officers responded to the scene and contacted the…

Placer’s One Big Bin Program Wins National Award

Placer’s One Big Bin Program Wins National Award

The One Big Bin program makes recycling easy in Placer County by sorting waste for our residents. To familiarize residents with the idea of tossing their mixed waste and recyclables into one bin, the Western Placer Waste Management Authority and its Regional Recycle Group developed the One Big Bin’s innovative…

Online Shopping App., Offer Up, Donates A New Auburn Safe Meet Up Spot

Online Shopping App., Offer Up, Donates A New Auburn Safe Meet Up Spot

The Auburn Police Department has another downtown camera to view as they strive for continued and improved community safety. The newest camera is located in the Auburn City Hall parking lot and has a very specific purpose. For those of you that have dove into the world of online shopping,…

New Online Reservation System Will Begin August 30th For Hidden Falls Park

New Online Reservation System Will Begin August 30th For Hidden Falls Park

Hidden Falls Regional Park’s new online parking reservation system will begin accepting reservations Aug. 30 for visits Sept. 1 and beyond. The new parking fee will not be implemented until Oct. 15, to allow patrons to get used to the new reservation system first. On high volume days (weekends, holidays…

Bay Area Man Dies Riding ATV After Misjudging A Turn On Rural Placer Roadway

Bay Area Man Dies Riding ATV After Misjudging A Turn On Rural Placer Roadway

A Bay Area man died Saturday when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway in rural Placer County. The crash was reported about 11:35 a.m. A 30-year-old man from San Pablo was driving a 2006 Suzuki quad southbound on Forest Road 24 north of Sugar Pine Road…

Milestone Reached With Placer’s Riolo Vineyards Specific Plan

Milestone Reached With Placer’s Riolo Vineyards Specific Plan

Placer County reached a major housing development milestone today as the county issued building permits for 11 model homes to be constructed as part of the Riolo Vineyards Specific Plan. A representative from the development was joined by District 1 Supervisor Jack Duran, whose area includes Riolo Vineyards, Placer’s Community…

Auburn PD To Wear Special Badges This Month For 9/11 Project

Auburn PD To Wear Special Badges This Month For 9/11 Project

In support and recognition of the 911 Project, the Auburn Police Department is participating in this program for the first time this year. The 911 Project is also known as “American First Responders United.” The project was formed in reference to and in remembrance of the tragic incidents on September…