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Governor Makes Rare Public Appearance At Oroville Spillway

Governor Makes Rare Public Appearance At Oroville Spillway

Governor Jerry Brown made a rare public appearance by visiting crews working on the damaged spillways at Lake Oroville. Brown’s office sent a tweet Wednesday saying the governor met with people at the incident command center and viewed those in charge of surveying California’s flood control system. Last week, Brown…

Short Break Between NorCal Storms Is Accompanied With Widespread Flooding

Short Break Between NorCal Storms Is Accompanied With Widespread Flooding

The effects of Monday’s potent winter storm lingered throughout Northern California as residents dealt with floodwaters, massive landslides, damaged roads and downed trees. In San Jose, firefighters were forced to rescue five people from the fast-rising waters of the Coyote Creek after a homeless encampment on its banks was submerged…

Northstar Mountain Master Plan Recieves 5-0 Approval From Supervisors

Northstar Mountain Master Plan Recieves 5-0 Approval From Supervisors

Northstar California Resort has announced the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in favor of the Northstar Mountain Master Plan which includes: • New terrain: Increasing the variety and improving the balance of beginner, intermediate and expert terrain as well as access to the Sawtooth Range. Approximately 293 acres…

Lost Snowboarder Found 3 Miles Off Alpine Meadow Ski Area

Lost Snowboarder Found 3 Miles Off Alpine Meadow Ski Area

Search and rescue teams found a snowboarder who became lost near the Alpine Meadows Ski area. The 32-year-old snowboarded went off the backside of the mountain, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The snowboarder was found alive and well. He had hiked about three miles in the snow to…

5 Emergency Spillway Workers Fired For Sharing Photos Online

5 Emergency Spillway Workers Fired For Sharing Photos Online

Five Oroville Dam workers have been fired for violating a contract by putting pictures of the dam on social media. The Department of Water Resources hires a contractor to work on the dam. The contractor hired was Syblon Reid. This contractor has a strict “No social media, No photos policy” at…

Speeding Motor Home Collides With 7-Vehicles During Roseville Police Pursuit

Speeding Motor Home Collides With 7-Vehicles During Roseville Police Pursuit

The driver of a motor home who allegedly caused a seven-vehicle crash in Roseville on Monday has been arrested, and police are trying to find a witness to an earlier collision involving the motor home. The major collision, at Baseline and Fiddyment roads, occurred at 2:57 p.m. and involved a…

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/17

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/17

Confident that a series of incoming storms won’t overwhelm the Oroville reservoir a second time, state officials said Thursday that they would slow drainage of the lake so they can do work on an adjacent power plant. The reservoir exceeded its capacity over the weekend, which sent water overflowing into…

Burglaries And Looting Defined Differently By Butte County Sheriff

Burglaries And Looting Defined Differently By Butte County Sheriff

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea repeated his insistence Wednesday that there had been no looting while Oroville was under mandatory evacuation orders, but he conceded that the town had seen “burglaries.” “Certainly we’ve had burglaries,” he said, adding that there are burglaries every day. Honea drew a firm distinction between…

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/16

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/16

Last night, lake levels fell an additional five feet, and were 26 feet below the top of the emergency spillway. Crews continue to work around the clock, regardless of weather conditions, to make emergency repairs. Barges and cranes are being mobilized to remove debris and sediment from the diversion pool.…

Free Small Business Seminar For Veterans In Roseville

Free Small Business Seminar For Veterans In Roseville

Veterans who own a business or would like to start one are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Roseville on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Attendees will learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George…