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Berkeley Teen Dies While Swimming At Placer County’s Long Lake

Berkeley Teen Dies While Swimming At Placer County’s Long Lake

Berkeley community members are mourning a recent graduate of Berkeley High School who died Wednesday while swimming in Long Lake in Placer County, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Efejon Ustenci, 17, known affectionately by some as “Efe,” was a star player on the Berkeley Rhinos Youth Rugby Club and…

4,500 Firefighters Are Battling Six Large Wildfires Statewide

4,500 Firefighters Are Battling Six Large Wildfires Statewide

Over 4,500 firefighters are battling 6 large wildfires in California. While firefighters have been making progress towards containment on the major fires, a new wildfire in Kern County ignited Thursday afternoon and quickly burned thousands of acres and approximately 100 structures. The Erskine Fire near Lake Isabella continues to threaten…

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

  This year’s Placer County Grand Jury Final Report contains some individual reports which are critical of local government operations. In reference to the temporary homeless shelter “the Grand Jury believes that the discussion has gone on far too long” and that “it is time for the Placer community and…

Details Of Mike Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Announced

Details Of Mike Takayama’s Celebration Of Life Ceremony Announced

  The wife of Del Oro’s legendary basketball coach, Mike Takayama, posted a message about her husband’s memorial services. Kathy Takayama who lost her husband Monday night also announced a scholarship fund that the community can contribute to. The KAHI News team will announce further details about Mike’s celebration of…

The State Continues It’s Process Of Removing 66 Million Dead Forest Trees

The State Continues It’s Process Of Removing 66 Million Dead Forest Trees

As wildfires burn across California, new estimates on the number of dead trees in California were announced, prompting continued concern for California’s forest health and wildfire danger. Today, the US Forest Service released the outcome of its latest aerial surveys over California forestland, finding that over 66 million trees have…

Loomis Community Shocked With Passing Of Del Oro Girls Varsity Coach Mike Takayama

Loomis Community Shocked With Passing Of Del Oro Girls Varsity Coach Mike Takayama

Del Oro girls varsity basketball coach Mike Takayama – who coached the Lady Eagles for the last 31 seasons, passed away unexpectedly Monday night. The 1977 Del Oro graduate and former all-league guard was 56 years old. In 2014, Takayama recorded his 600th career coaching victory, an area milestone. He compilied…

88 Acres Burn Near Lincoln Yesterday

88 Acres Burn Near Lincoln Yesterday

A grass fire ignited near Lincoln and scorched 88 acres Tuesday afternoon, Cal Fire said. The blaze, called the Moore Fire, was 100 percent contained before 8:30 p.m. The fire was first spotted about 12:45 p.m. in a field off Moore and South Dowd roads in Placer County, southwest of…

Sacramento Hit With Two Fires Yesterday As Temperatures Approach Triple Digits

Sacramento Hit With Two Fires Yesterday As Temperatures Approach Triple Digits

Two Sacramento fires kept the fire department plenty busy yesterday. The first fire burned several acres of waist-high weeds in a field between a shopping center and a mobile home park. Crews battled the blaze that was sparked at about 2:45 a.m. last night in a field along 65th Street in Sacramento.…

Roseville Police Seek Help To Locate Cowboy Dressed Bank Robber

Roseville Police Seek Help To Locate Cowboy Dressed Bank Robber

A man wearing a cowboy hat is wanted in connection to a Roseville bank robbery. The Roseville Police Department released photos of the robber Monday. He was wearing a light tan cowboy hat, sunglasses, a red and white plaid shirt and jeans. The man is described to be in his…

Placer County District Attorney Files Charges Against King’s Player Darren Collison

Placer County District Attorney Files Charges Against King’s Player Darren Collison

Domestic violence charges were filed Friday against Sacramento King’s player Darren Collison of Granite Bay. The charges are related to a May 30th, 2016 incident where Collision was arrested at his home.  The initial reports were submitted to Placer County District Attorney’s Office for review by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office on June…

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