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Investigation Ongoing For Two Auburn Homes Lost In Saturday’s Downtown Fire

Investigation Ongoing For Two Auburn Homes Lost In Saturday’s Downtown Fire

Fire crews battled a fire Saturday that destroyed two homes in an Auburn neighborhood. A deck caught fire at a home on Hillmont Avenue and the flames spread to neighboring homes within Hillmont, Magnolia, Linden and Cherry avenues as well as Tennis Way. The Auburn Fire Department reports three homes…

Coffee With A Cop Next Month At Depoe Bay Coffee In Auburn

Coffee With A Cop Next Month At Depoe Bay Coffee In Auburn

On Wednesday October 4th, officers from the Auburn Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. This event corresponds with the 2nd Annual Coffee with a Cop event in which agencies nationwide will be participating. All…

Three Woman Arrested At Roseville Apartment Following Prostitution Bust

Three Woman Arrested At Roseville Apartment Following Prostitution Bust

Three women have been arrested in connection with prostitution at a Roseville apartment. Detectives with the Roseville Police Department’s crime suppression unit received a tip regarding suspicious activity at an apartment in the 700 block of Gibson Drive. A number of men were seen visiting the apartment for short periods…

Placerville Man Arrested Following Numerous Sexually Suggestive Phone Calls

Placerville Man Arrested Following Numerous Sexually Suggestive Phone Calls

A Placerville man has been arrested on suspicion of making sexually explicit phone calls to El Dorado County women. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve been fielding reports of the incidents over the past six months. Several women reported that an unknown man had called them then started…

Lake Oroville Spillways September Construction Updates

Lake Oroville Spillways September Construction Updates

Today the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction work on the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project. Continued Construction on the Main Spillway • DWR remains focused on meeting its primary objective of repairing and reconstructing the main spillway by November 1 to handle flows of…

$866.2 Million Final County Budget Approved

$866.2 Million Final County Budget Approved

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved the county’s final 2017-18 budget of $866.2 million, an increase of 6.2 percent from the previous year’s budget of $815.8 million. The board adopted a proposed budget of $796.5 million June 13 for the county’s fiscal year beginning July 1. The final…

$1 Million Bail For Three Teens Accused Of Dominos Pizza Robbery

$1 Million Bail For Three Teens Accused Of Dominos Pizza Robbery

Three men were arrested in Granite Bay after robbing Domino’s Pizza employees at gunpoint, deputies said. Two masked men walked into the restaurant late Sunday night, and one of the men held an employee at gunpoint, forcing them to the back of the shop, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s…

El Dorado County Fire Grows Overnight

El Dorado County Fire Grows Overnight

Cal Fire firefighters continue to battle a wildfire burning in El Dorado County, the department said. The blaze, dubbed the French Fire, grew overnight from 120 acres to 136 acres, with 35 percent containment. Forward progress was stopped, Cal Fire reported at 9 a.m. Monday. The fire started just before…

Man Runs Across Highway 50 After Robbing Grocery Clerk At Knife Point

Man Runs Across Highway 50 After Robbing Grocery Clerk At Knife Point

Eddie Carmichael allegedly robbed Grocery Outlet employees at knifepoint and led officers on foot pursuit. On September 14th, 2017 at 6:14 p.m., Placerville Police Officers responded to a call of a robbery that had just occurred at the Grocery Outlet, 1426 Broadway Drive. Officers responded to the store and were…

Man Who Attempted To Kidnap Auburn Bartender Found

Man Who Attempted To Kidnap Auburn Bartender Found

Police have arrested a man accused of attempting to kidnap a woman in downtown Auburn Thursday, officers said. Jason Lee Lott, 50, of Citrus Heights, was arrested on charges related to attempted kidnapping, police said. Following her bartender shift, the female victim was walking down Lincoln Way at about 2:40…