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Citrus Heights New City Hall Set to Open Next Tuesday

Citrus Heights New City Hall Set to Open Next Tuesday

Citrus Heights city offices will be closed from Friday through Aug. 8 as staff members move from temporary quarters into the newly constructed City Hall at 6360 Fountain Square Drive. Thursday will be the last day of business at 7927 Auburn Blvd., in the Grand Oaks shopping center. City offices…

Society For The Blind Receives $10,000 From City Of Roseville

Society For The Blind Receives $10,000 From City Of Roseville

The city of Roseville recently loaned a helping hand to the Society for the Blind in Sacramento in the form of a $10,000 grant from the city’s Citizen’s Benefit Fund. The money is expected to improve much-needed transportation services for Roseville residents to the society’s Sacramento facility, as well as…

Caltrans Announces New Road Projects For Placer And Sierra Counties

Caltrans Announces New Road Projects For Placer And Sierra Counties

  News from Caltrans for this week. Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Sierra College Boulevard to Newcastle Road: Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures and on-ramp closures from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. through Saturday for bridge and paving work, specifically the Newcastle Road ramps. Motorists also…

Names Of Tuolumne County Plane Crash Victims Released

Names Of Tuolumne County Plane Crash Victims Released

The four people killed in a plane crash in Tuolumne County were identified Friday, the sheriff’s department said. Daniel Kruetzfeldt, 43, was a commercial pilot and was accompanied by his wife Kristen Kruetzfeldt, 44, who was seated in the left back seat of the twin-engine Cessna 310 plane. Claude Chandler, 69, who…

El Dorado Man Arrested For El Dorado County Bank Robbery

El Dorado Man Arrested For El Dorado County Bank Robbery

  On Monday, the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old David Jarrell, for the robbery of the US Bank on White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. Based on the investigation by the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office, detectives believe Jarrell is responsible for multiple bank robberies throughout the region as…

20-Acre Fire Burning Behind Sonora Car Dealership

20-Acre Fire Burning Behind Sonora Car Dealership

  Fire crews are working Friday to fully contain a 20-acre grass fire that lit up the night sky behind a car dealership in Sonora. The vegetation fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. at Sullivan Creek behind the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Dealership. The forward rate of spread has…

PG&E Asking Residents To Conserve Energy During Heat Wave

PG&E Asking Residents To Conserve Energy During Heat Wave

  The California Independent System Operation (CAISO) has declared a statewide Flex Alert, called for conservation yesterday due to high energy demand during this period of extreme heat. The ISO is asking for energy conservation, particularly during peak hours between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. PG&E urges their customers to conserve…

Plane Crash Kills Four In Tuolumne County

Plane Crash Kills Four In Tuolumne County

Four people were killed in a plane crash after it burst into flames Wednesday at the Columbia Airport in Tuolumne County. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash at 4:45 p.m. The twin-engine Cessna 310 plane plane was coming from the north to land on the…

Two New Projects That Will Cause Traffic Delays This Week

Two New Projects That Will Cause Traffic Delays This Week

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists of two delays on the foothills roadways. There will be traffic delays on westbound Interstate 80 just west of the Nevada state line for roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should anticipate delays as maintenance crews close the right lane of I-80 at…

New Solution For Drone Intrusion Of Wildfires

New Solution For Drone Intrusion Of Wildfires

  Firefighters battling wildfires will soon have another tool in their arsenal to attack the growing problem of interference from drones. Illegal drone intrusions during wildfires such as the current Sand Fire in Los Angeles County are creating hazards for firefighting aircraft, but a new technology could literally ground the unmanned flying…