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Series Of Small Quakes Rattle Norcal.

Series Of Small Quakes Rattle Norcal.

A magnitude 5 earthquake Wednesday morning jolted The Geysers region of Northern California, a rural area about 70 miles north of the San Francisco Bay Area. A dispatcher with the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department said the Ukiah office shook lightly, but there were no calls reporting damage or injury. The…

Multiple Changes Are In Store At North Tahoe Fire Protection District

Multiple Changes Are In Store At North Tahoe Fire Protection District

New Division Chief and Fire Marshal will be Todd Conradson who began his emergency services career in 1983 while serving in the United States Coast Guard. After serving five years in the U.S. Coast Guard, the ambitious firefighter/paramedic was hired by Tahoe City Fire in 1991 which consolidated with North…

Placer K-9 Officer Detains Fugitive Despite Being Kicked Several Times

Placer K-9 Officer Detains Fugitive Despite Being Kicked Several Times

One of Placer Counties most wanted fugitives was run down by veteran K-9 officer, Ego. Authorities were attempting to detain Justin Perkins in the Foresthill area for possessing a firearm while possessing illegal narcotics. Before officers could slap on the hand cuffs, Perkins ran into the wooded area off of…

Placer Youth Commission Fights Against Underage Drinking

Placer Youth Commission Fights Against Underage Drinking

The Placer County Youth Commission announced this morning their 2016-2017 grant award to support the implementation of underage drinking prevention projects. The money will fund Placer County Youth Commission leaders to address this important public safety issue at the local level. Grant funds are provided through the California Friday Night…

Placer County Offices Set To Close For Holidays

Placer County Offices Set To Close For Holidays

Excluding essential services like law enforcement, revenue services and snow removal, many Placer County offices will close or have reduced hours between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, from Dec. 26 – Jan. 2, 2017. The soft closure is intended as a cost-saving measure, with many county offices already lightly…

Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is now seeking applications for their annual Clean Air Grant program. The goal of the Clean Air Grant program is to reduce air pollution (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) from sources not already required by law or regulation to do so. This program…

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

It was a fairly uneventful morning today at the Meddlers meeting down the road in the Rose Room at Auburn City Hall. Auburn’s new mayor, Matt Spokely, took his new seat at the center of the table and spoke briefly about various happenings over the last week for the city…

Auburn Man Turns Himself In After Viewing His Mug On Sheriff’s Facebook Page

Auburn Man Turns Himself In After Viewing His Mug On Sheriff’s Facebook Page

A man wanted in connection with the assault of an Auburn store clerk while trying to steal beer turned himself in after seeing a Facebook post with his picture, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Noah Francis, 20, walked into the Auburn jail late Thursday night because he said…

North Auburn Jail Inmate Death Ruled Not Suspicious

North Auburn Jail Inmate Death Ruled Not Suspicious

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported today that Investigators are working to determine the cause of death of a Placer County Jail inmate, who died in his cell Wednesday afternoon. At around 1:40 p.m., inmate John Ralph Gutke, 53, was discovered unresponsive in his single cell at the North Auburn…

Names Of Bear River Teens Killed In Yesterday’s Fatal Crash Released

Names Of  Bear River Teens Killed In Yesterday’s Fatal Crash Released

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Coroner’s Unit, has released the names of the two young men who died in a traffic collision on Highway 49 Thursday afternoon. The driver was Jude Alexander Douden, 18, of Auburn. The passenger was Joseph Devon Rantz, 18, of Grass Valley Dena Erwin, Sheriff’s Public…