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Guardrail Repair to Impact Interstate 80 and Highway 49 in Auburn

Guardrail Repair to Impact Interstate 80 and Highway 49 in Auburn

Caltrans is alerting motorists that the right lane of westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today between the Elm Avenue overcrossing and the Nevada Street overcrossing for guardrail repair. The Highway 49 on-ramp to westbound I-80 will also be closed. Traffic delays and…

Safety Tips For High Winds Expected To Hit This Weekend

Safety Tips For High Winds Expected To Hit This Weekend

Winter is nearly here, and PG&E meteorologists are predicting high winds in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. PG&E is urging its customers and their families to stay safe this weekend as the winds pick up starting early Saturday morning through Sunday. Customers are encouraged to prepare for outages that…

PG&E Expects Property Tax Jump of 12% to $461 Million in 2018

PG&E Expects Property Tax Jump of 12% to $461 Million in 2018

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes of more than $230 million this fall to the 50 counties where the energy company owns property and operates gas and electric infrastructure that serves 16 million Californians. The tax payments help support essential public services like education and public safety.…

USFS Identifies 27 Million Additional Dead Trees in California in 2017

USFS Identifies 27 Million Additional Dead Trees in California in 2017

A new aerial survey released today by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) shows that trees continue to die at a rapid rate in California. Even with record rains last winter and the drought declared over, these dead trees continue to be a public safety hazard near roads, communities and critical…

Cornerstone Church Presents: Reflections of Christmas this Saturday

Cornerstone Church Presents: Reflections of Christmas this Saturday

Let us help you get into the holiday spirit! This Saturday , Dec.16 at 2pm Sierra Gold Chorus, an A Capella chorus will be presenting Reflections of Christmas at Cornerstone Church, 11111 Dry Creek Rd. at 2 pm. In addition to our chorus there will be Christmas Chorus guests singing…

Meddlers Meeting For 12/12/17

Meddlers Meeting For 12/12/17

At this morning’s meeting there was a new face on the frontline with the City of Auburn’s new Mayor Bridgett Powers taking the seat formerly filled by Matt Spokely. Spokely gives up his microphone for a seat amongst the peasants following 52 weeks that was generally uneventful, which in the…

Harriet White Expressway Sign Unveiling Ceremony Set For Tomorrow Morning

Harriet White Expressway Sign Unveiling Ceremony Set For Tomorrow Morning

Just a reminder for tomorrow’s event that was announced at last week’s Meddlers meeting. Honoring a leading figure behind the expansion of Bell Road in North Auburn, Placer County has designated the portion of the road between state Route 49 and Interstate 80 as the Harriet White Expressway. Signs noting…

Autopsy Confirms Death Of Missing 33-Year-old Sacramento Woman, Yin Wong

Autopsy Confirms Death Of Missing 33-Year-old Sacramento Woman, Yin Wong

The body that was discovered last week in the American River Canyon area was confirmed to be that of missing 33-year-old Sacramento woman, Yin Wong. Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy of Wong’s body Friday morning and along with the information that confirmed the identity was that of…

Fire Season Ends, Massive Wildfires Do Not

Fire Season Ends, Massive Wildfires Do Not

As nearly 8,700 firefighters made progress on the large fires in southern California, two new fires erupted and spread rapidly, pushed by fierce Santa Ana winds. In total, the six fires have burned more than 141,000 acres and caused more than 212,000 residents to flee from their homes. Winds and…

Reclamation and Department of Water Resources Release Beta Version of CalSim 3.0 Model for External Testing

Reclamation and Department of Water Resources Release Beta Version of CalSim 3.0 Model for External Testing

The Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a beta version of an updated water resources and water supply reliability planning tool for review and comment. Water managers in California use the model – known as CalSim – to examine operations of the interconnected…