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Burglars Vandalize Magnolia School

Burglars Vandalize Magnolia School

Sometime overnight last Thursday into Friday morning,  Magnolia Intermediate School was heavily vandalized and burglarized.    Many windows were broken as suspects made their way into the school.  Once inside, the suspect(s) stole approximately 30 Apple IPads and at least two Apple IMac computers. Additionally, fire extinguishers were discharged throughout the interior…

Girl Falls Ill with Plague Visiting Yosemite

Girl Falls Ill with Plague Visiting Yosemite

California officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital. The state’s Department of Public Health said Thursday that the family from Los Angeles County camped at Yosemite’s Crane Flat Campground in mid-July and visited other places in the Stanislaus…

Loomis Shooter Sought

Loomis Shooter Sought

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding those responsible for firing a dozen rounds at a Loomis home last Thursday. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest or arrests. The shooting occurred in the 3500-block of…

Auburn Camping Ordinance Goes Into Effect Today

Auburn Camping Ordinance Goes Into Effect Today

The ordinance prohibiting camping on government property goes into effect today.  Aimed at the many homeless campsites at the Placer County Government Center, or the DeWitt Center, county authorities will begin enforcement with warnings today, and citations and more tomorrow, according to DeDe Cordell with Placer County. Cordell says a…

Containment Climbs for Burnett & Lowell Fires

Containment Climbs for Burnett & Lowell Fires

Firefighters made good progress yesterday on the Burnett Fire , south of Blue Canyon, east of Forebay in the Tahoe National Forest. The Burnett Fire is now 25% contained, as of this morning, having burned 5 acres, as listed on Yubanet.com. According to Cal Fire, the extremely steep terrain causes…

Delays Forecast for Hwy 193 Between Lincoln and Newcastle

Delays Forecast for Hwy 193 Between Lincoln and Newcastle

CalTrans is alerting motorists that utility work for the upcoming State Highway 193 realignment project will result in occasional traffic delays on Highway 193 between Newcastle and Lincoln. PG&E, AT&T and Wave Broadband will be relocating their utilities beginning Wednesday, August 5, clearing the pathway for new PG&E poles. Road Safety Inc.…

Dangerous Lowell Fire Close to Total Containment

Dangerous Lowell Fire Close to Total Containment

The  Lowell fire burning in Nevada and Placer counties has charred 2,304 acres and is 88 percent contained, Cal Fire officials said Wednesday morning. A total of 54 structures are still threatened by the fire, but all mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted. The Tahoe National Forest also has reopened…

Bear Shot in Neighborhood Raises Concerns

Bear Shot in Neighborhood Raises Concerns

Residents in Auburn are concerned over the death of a she-bear that happened last weekend on Alta Drive. The 300-pound chocolate brown female bear lay dead in a neighbor’s yard Saturday morning after it allegedly attacked a man’s free-roaming chickens.  She was shot at least twice by a man who didn’t want to identify…

Sierra College Partners Putting Solar Power into Students Hands

Sierra College Partners Putting Solar Power into Students Hands

Last week, Sierra College announced a unique partnership with area businesses & organizations to help hoist students into the future. Steve Geiger, Instructor with the Construction & Energy Department at Sierra College and Laura Rasmussen of Energy 2001 joined Sarah McCormick in-studio today to discuss the partnership, which is the first…

Rocky Fire Burns Over 101 Square Miles

Rocky Fire Burns Over 101 Square Miles

It’s been 6 days, and now covers over 101 square miles, as fire crews are continuing to battle the Rocky Fire.   The blaze jumped a highway in Lake County, eliminating a natural break that would have helped tame the 65,000-acre fire that has spread over land in three counties. Crews were able…