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Placer County Supervisors Focus on Community Improvements & Facilities

Placer County Supervisors Focus on Community Improvements & Facilities

Placer County Supervisor for District 3, Jim Holmes, joined Sarah McCormick in studio today to talk real estate, infrastructure and community participation. On Tuesday, the board approved construction for an “Animal Services Center” to replace the current animal shelter.  Plans are in progress for the $22.1 million dollar facility, which…

Tragedy Avoided in Fiery Wreck on Lincoln Train Tracks

Tragedy Avoided in Fiery Wreck on Lincoln Train Tracks

Wednesday morning at the 3rd Street railroad crossing in Lincoln was the scene of a nightmarish event, that ended with a hero and a burn victim in recovery. An off-duty Lincoln police officer and other bystanders are being credited for saving the life of a man who was burning alive inside a truck.…

King Fire Cleanup Continues To Be Complex & Costly

King Fire Cleanup Continues To Be Complex & Costly

Federal forestry and environmental officials met at the Tahoe Summit late last month, as they monitor the Sierra Nevada to measure damage of years of wildfires. In an op-ed article in the Sacramento Bee on August 20, 2015, Placer County Water Agency’s Director of Resource Development, Andrew Fecko and John Kingsbury, Executive Director of…

Roseville OKs Vernon Street Builds & Social Host Ordinance

Roseville OKs Vernon Street Builds & Social Host Ordinance

Roseville’s City Council convened and made some decisions on the city’s infrastructure and city residents’ responsibility as parents. Council members in Roseville voted to move forward on a major downtown project Wednesday night: an 83,000-square-foot city building on the Vernon Street Town Square. The city will demolish the currently empty…

Folsom Lake Flow Levels Fall; Barge to Help Deliver Water

Folsom Lake Flow Levels Fall; Barge to Help Deliver Water

The Bureau of Reclamation discussed their contract to build a barge on Folsom Lake earlier this summer, now, it looks like they’ll have to use it to deliver drinking water to the community. Crews have begun welding together pieces of 18-inch diameter pipe and using machines to snake the pipe…

Students Call for Social Host Ordinance

Students Call for Social Host Ordinance

The Placer County Youth Commission, which includes several students from Roseville and Granite Bay have asked Roseville’s City Council and the City of Roseville to adopt a social host ordinance. Social host ordinances are a tool for law enforcement to use when responding to reports of parties involving underage drinking.…

Higgins Fire Protection District Ballot Measure Fails

Higgins Fire Protection District Ballot Measure Fails

 An effort to impose a higher protection tax in the Higgins Fire Protection District appears to have failed, as the remaining number of ballots to be counted cannot reach the threshold required to pass, officials said.  According to the Grass Valley Union, voters cast 2,682 mail-in ballots in the Aug.…

Woman Robbed in Auburn Village Shopping Center

Woman Robbed in Auburn Village Shopping Center

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man accused of robbing a woman as she was leaving an ATM in Auburn on Sunday afternoon. Deputies responded to the Auburn Village shopping center on Highway 49 on Sunday, after a report of a strong-arm robbery. A woman had used the Golden One ATM in…

Underage House Partiers Robbed At Gunpoint

Underage House Partiers Robbed At Gunpoint

Sunday morning, Roseville Police arrested 19-year-old Brent Leo Alan Mason at an apartment complex in Rocklin.  He is the primary suspect in a house party robbery over the weekend. He was booked into the Placer County Jail on suspicion of robbery, conspiracy, brandishing a firearm and violation of probation, and…

Residents Urged To Help Researchers Monitor Lake Tahoe

Residents Urged To Help Researchers Monitor Lake Tahoe

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting local residents, tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions. The University of California, Davis’ Tahoe Environmental Research Center recently launched the app, called Citizen Science Tahoe. Each…

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