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Placer County Crops Value at 20-year High

Placer County Crops Value at 20-year High

Join us this morning at 8:45am, as Placer County Agricultural Commissioner Joshua Huntsinger discusses the crops report issued last week, with it’s rosey outlook. The 2014 Placer County Agricultural Crop Report was presented to the Board of Supervisors on July 7.  The report found the value of Placer County’s agricultural crops and products…

Ordinance to Prohibit Camping at Auburn Government Center

Ordinance to Prohibit Camping at Auburn Government Center

The Placer County Board of Supervisors took final action Tuesday, to adopt an ordinance that will prohibit camping on most county-owned properties beginning August 6. The board took the first step in the two-step approval process June 16 by introducing the ordinance on a 4-0 vote. At yesterday’s meeting, the board…

Father Found, Baby Still Missing

Father Found, Baby Still Missing

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department confirms the father of a missing Shasta County infant who also went missing over the weekend, has been found. Around 7:45 a.m., CHP officers and deputies were involved in a shooting while searching for a carjacking suspect in Shasta County, according to a Siskiyou County…

Suspect Caught in Grass Valley Assault

Suspect Caught in Grass Valley Assault

The man suspected of severely beating an elderly Grass Valley church volunteer was arrested Thursday night thanks to a tip.  Mary Grace Tassone, an elderly church volunteer, was left in the hospital unable to speak this week after she was brutally attacked in front of her church. Alan Kierkegaard, 50, is accused…

Water Rates Increase as Water Use Decreases

Water Rates Increase as Water Use Decreases

Millions of Californians expecting relief on their water bills for taking conservation measures instead are finding higher rates and drought surcharges. The financial blow is only expected to grow as Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has ordered communities to slash their water use anywhere between 8 and 36 percent. Those cuts are…

Dry Rot Suspected in Folsom Stairway Collapse

Dry Rot Suspected in Folsom Stairway Collapse

Days after a tragic stairway collapse in Folsom, killed a 27-year old, investigators are looking at why. Folsom Chief Building Official, Steve Burger said the problem looks like dry rot. Burger confirmed permit orders at the Legends at Willow Creek Complex, to do repairs on the stairways were taken out last month. …

Auburn Celebrates July 4th!

Auburn Celebrates July 4th!

              It’s the 4th of July in Auburn. What to do? How about we have a parade? Saturday, July 4th, the Auburn Family 4th Celebration activities took place around Auburn. Again this year, the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored local Independence Day festivities. …

Thousands of Pounds of Illegal Fireworks Seized

Thousands of Pounds of Illegal Fireworks Seized

More than 5,000 pounds of fireworks have been seized this week in Fair Oaks, thanks to a tip that brought investigators to a home on Copley Court. It’s one of the largest illegal fireworks busts in Sacramento County. Investigators said 59-year-old John Guill was selling them out of his home. After taking…

Weed Arsonist Pleas Guilty

Weed Arsonist Pleas Guilty

Last September, Ronald Marshall was arrested with multiple counts of arson, for a fire set in the city of Weed. Tuesday, Marshall entered a guilty plea to felony charge of recklessly causing a fire that burned buildings and forestland, according to the Siskiyou Daily News. The 25-year-old has pleaded guilty to…

Folsom Lake’s Low Levels Force Hatchery Evacuations

Folsom Lake’s Low Levels Force Hatchery Evacuations

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced last week that it is moving fish out of the Nimbus and American River Fish Hatcheries for the second year in a row as Folsom Lake’s cold water pool is rapidly drained by increased Bureau of Reclamation releases into the American below Nimbus…