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“Quality of Life” Ordinances Pass in Placer County

“Quality of Life” Ordinances Pass in Placer County

Placer County supervisors approved restrictions on aggressive panhandling and urinating and defecating in public in response to growing complaints about some homeless people in north Auburn this week, according to details in the Sacramento Bee. Taking action on a package of “quality of life” ordinances, the board also unanimously voted…

Folsom Lake Levels Climbing Back Up

Folsom Lake Levels Climbing Back Up

In a month since Folsom Lake hit a historic low, recent rains are helping lake levels inch back up, 30 feet in 30 days, according to KCRA. On Wednesday, the lake was still more sand than water, but a continuing El Nino pattern may help change that. Shane Hunt with the…

From a Record Low, to Lots of Snow! 12″ Predicted for Summits

From a Record Low, to Lots of Snow!  12″ Predicted for Summits

California water managers say the Sierra Nevada has an above-average snowpack for this time of year, yet it’s not enough to make a dent in California’s stubborn drought… yet. Department of Water Resources spokesman Doug Carlson said preliminary estimates taken Wednesday show that recent storms boosted the snowpack’s statewide water…

Reno Earthquakes Could Signal Larger Events

Reno Earthquakes Could Signal Larger Events

The Associated Press is reporting that a series of more than 30 earthquakes that rattled the Reno area over the past two days occurred on the most significant fault structure in the area, and scientists are monitoring for potentially bigger shock waves to follow, experts said Wednesday. The quakes began Tuesday…

Santa 4 Paws

Santa 4 Paws

The KAHI Santa-4-Paws campaign came to a successful end Wednesday. KAHI’s Mary Jane Popp asked the community to come together to raise at least $1000 in dog and cat food, gift cards, and cash for the Placer SPCA. Leilani Fratis, CEO of the Placer SPCA, joined Mary Jane on the…

Loomis Celebrates State Champions Del Oro Golden Eagles

Loomis Celebrates State Champions Del Oro Golden Eagles

The Del Oro Football team, band, cheerleaders, local celebrities and supporting friends and families showed up to show their team pride today in Loomis. The Loomis Fire Department led the parade, with the band and team following.  The players, cheerleaders and musicians marched proudly, some throwing candy to the kids lining…

Earthquakes Shook Reno & Tahoe Areas Tuesday Night

Earthquakes Shook Reno & Tahoe Areas Tuesday Night

. Several “weak” to “light” earthquakes hit about 6.2 miles southeast of Reno Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the USGS shakemap, six quakes ranging from magnitude 2.9 to 4.4 hit the area within 40 minutes. The first quake hit at 10:22 p.m., and the sixth quake…

Parade Planned in Loomis For Del Oro’s Football Victors!

Parade Planned in Loomis For Del Oro’s Football Victors!

The Del Oro High School community will gather at noon on Wednesday to celebrate the football team’s State football championship. The Del Oro Football team, band, cheerleaders and others will take part in the parade, according to Del Oro High School Parent’s Club Facebook Page. The parade route will start at Loomis…

Storm Drops Much Needed Water Into Lake Tahoe

Storm Drops Much Needed Water Into Lake Tahoe

A winter storm packed with much needed rain and snow to Northern California caused commuter problems and flight cancellations but also brought hope for one of the best holiday weeks for resorts in years. Forecasters said the system could dump as much as 3 feet of snow on the highest peaks through…

Gas Down, Employment Up: Good News in NorCal!

Gas Down, Employment Up:  Good News in NorCal!

The price of gas continues to fall, with the average nationwide price for regular fell about 4 cents in the past few weeks.  It’s now $2.06 per gallon, the lowest price since April 2009. Analysts say the drop is due to another dramatic decrease in the cost of crude oil, and…