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Homeless Shelter Approved to Operate Through March

Homeless Shelter Approved to Operate Through March

The Placer County Board of Supervisors meet on Tuesday morning and on the agenda was a request for additional funds to operate the temporary homeless shelter in the Dewitt Center through March of next year and expand capacity for the upcoming winter months. 15 local residents and business owners spoke…

Bear Season Seems Unnecessarily Deadly

Bear Season Seems Unnecessarily Deadly

In a year ridden with wildfires and drought conditions, area wildlife are reeling and wandering closer to urban areas in search of food and water.  As organizations such as the Bear League, Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife and more are dealing with increased occurrences of…

Missing 12-year-old Julissa Magallon Found Safe

Missing 12-year-old Julissa Magallon Found Safe

Citrus Heights police say that a 12-year-old girl they were looking for on Tuesday has been found. According to the Sacramento Bee, Julissa Magallon, considered at-risk because of her young age, was thought to have been picked up by an acquaintance in a maroon-colored, older model Honda sedan with tinted…

Governor Signs Gun Control & Crime Bills, Vetoes Others

Governor Signs Gun Control & Crime Bills, Vetoes Others

California’s Governor Jerry Brown took care of business Saturday, signing some bills and vetoing others. Brown signed AB953, which would require law enforcement officials to gather and report detailed information about the stops they make.  The bill will require officers to record the reason for each stop they make, the…

Firefights Continue on 7 Active Fires Throughout California

Firefights Continue on 7 Active Fires Throughout California

Moderately strong to gusty north to northeast winds will continue into this evening, and according to Cal Fire, autumn winds remain a serious threat with wildfires. In a release this morning,  Cal Fire reports around 900 firefighters are battling 7 large fires.  The agency says significant warming and drying will…

October’s First Weekend is Packed with Events

October’s First Weekend is Packed with Events

October 2, 2015 Events: Farm to Film Festival:  Presented by PlacerGrown begins for a 2 day event at the State Theatre 6-8pm Friday, and 10am – 6pm Saturday. Go to:  http://www.placergrown.org/ for details. Oktoberfest:  Presented by the Auburn Gold Country Rotary Club. The 27th Annual festival, with it’s “Authentic German…

Butte Fire 100% Contained, but Cal Fire Urges Caution

Butte Fire 100% Contained, but Cal Fire Urges Caution

Cal Fire’s Daniel Berlant joined Sarah McCormick in KAHI’s studios this morning, with good news to share, and a warning to pass along. The killer Butte Fire is now 100 percent contained, leaving 7 fires burning throughout the state, most, Berlant says, burning in remote areas of the state’s forests.…

Veterans Garden Celebrates Next Phase

Veterans Garden Celebrates Next Phase

It was a beautiful morning on Lincoln Way in Auburn, as community members converged upon the Armed Forces Pavilion and Community Memorial Garden.  Donna Arz with the Forgotten Soldier Program, along with Marine Corps. Veteran Tom Eberlein welcomed distinguished members of the community as they celebrated the completion of another…

I-80 Traffic Alert at Donner Summit

I-80 Traffic Alert at Donner Summit

Officer Chris Nave of the CHP has alerted KAHI with a major traffic advisory: I-80 East-bound is blocked on Donner Summit. Traffic is being diverted off at Kingvale, all big rigs are being turned around and small cars are being detoured on Hwy 40. Expect major delays in the area.  There is no estimated time…

Embezzlement Scandal Hits Local Community Bands

Embezzlement Scandal Hits Local Community Bands

The Auburn Concert Band, led by Tom Candlish, is just one of 13 area community bands who have been effected by a big loss.  The Sacramento Valley Symphonic Band Association said they are now out of $80,000 after an alleged case of embezzlement by their treasurer. Candlish announced the scandal during…