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Meddlers Report For 11/15/2016

Meddlers Report For 11/15/2016

Today’s Meddlers meeting was a bit shorter because of Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s absence. She and the rest of the supervisors are meeting in Tahoe this morning and were not able to attend meddlers today to give the county happenings. Newly re-elected Auburn City Councilman, Dr. Bill Kirby, was…

Placer Approves 5 Year, $20 Million Plan To Reduce Homeless Healthcare Costs

Placer Approves 5 Year, $20 Million Plan To Reduce Homeless Healthcare Costs

  In a effort to reduce healthcare costs, Placer County has received approval from the State of California to begin implementing homelessness prevention programs. Placer County’s Director of Public Health, Rob Oldham, says the “Whole Person Care” pilot program will spend $20 million in local and federal funds over five years.…

Prices At The Pump Drop Just In Time For Thanksgiving Traveling

Prices At The Pump Drop Just In Time For Thanksgiving Traveling

  Sinking gas prices in Roseville and around the country is great news heading into the travel heavy Thanksgiving holiday. A couple gas stations in West Roseville have recently changed hands to bring another ARCO and Mobil to the area along with lower prices. Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento…

UPDATE: Auburn Homicide Victim Identified

UPDATE: Auburn Homicide Victim Identified

  ***The victim in this investigation has been identified as James Carl Forsberg, 53 years of age, Auburn, CA .***   On November 7, 2016 at approximately 9:58 pm, the Auburn Police Department Communications Center received a call for service in reference to an unresponsive male person who possibly needed…

California Did Not Support Trump, But The Foothills Did

California Did Not Support Trump, But The Foothills Did

  Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton easily won in California Tuesday, taking the state’s 55 electoral votes. But, there were more than 25 counties that supported President-elect Donald Trump. One of those counties was Stanislaus County, where conservative voters headed to the polls in big numbers. Shortly after Vice President-elect…

New Information Released On Railhead Park Homicide

New Information Released On Railhead Park Homicide

At 10 p.m. on Monday, the Auburn Police Department Communications Center received a call for service in reference to an unresponsive male person who possibly needed medical attention or who might have been deceased. Auburn Police Department patrol officers responded to the scene along with medical personnel and discovered that…

Most Votes Counted; Maki And Kirby Fill Auburn City Council Openings

Most Votes Counted; Maki And Kirby Fill Auburn City Council Openings

  Nearly all the ballots have been counted and results are in. Donald J Trump is the new President of the United States. Here in Placer County, Trump defeated Hillary Clinton after receiving 51.45% of the votes while Clinton collected just under 41%. Locally, Auburn’s two available seats on its…

Suspicious Death Near Railhead Park, Now Being Called A Homicide

Suspicious Death Near Railhead Park, Now Being Called A Homicide

  The investigation by the Auburn Police Department into a dead body discovered yesterday has officially changed to a homicide. Monday night, at 9 p.m., Auburn PD received a call reporting gunshots near Railhead Park on Portland Ave. Officers arrived to discover a body that was struck by at least…

County Looking To Purchase Two Buildings For Nearly $28 million

County Looking To Purchase Two Buildings For Nearly $28 million

  Two buildings, one in Roseville and the other in Rocklin, will be considered by the Placer County Board of Supervisors for county purchase. The major purchase is an office building at 1000 Sunset Blvd. in Rocklin for $25.67 million. The county currently leases most of the 99,399 square-foot, two-story…

Meddlers Report For 11/08/2016

Meddlers Report For 11/08/2016

  Due to the election process today, there was no special presentation at the Meddlers meeting this morning. Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery spoke to the crowd and covered a few county topics that are coming to a vote soon amongst the supervisors. The first topic discussed was new marijuana…