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Change In Storm Damage Road Closure

Change In Storm Damage Road Closure

In a continuing effort to provide vehicular access to the Tahoe National Forest, while also providing for public safety, the Forest has moved the Bowman Road closure from the intersection with Highway 20 to the intersection with Forest Service Road 14 (Grouse Ridge Lookout Road). The Road had been closed…

Seven Placer County Programs Selected For National Awards

Seven Placer County Programs Selected For National Awards

Seven Placer County programs won awards this year from the National Association of Counties, recognizing innovation in county government. The environmental engineering division of Placer’s public works and facilities department received an award for the LiveSewerSmart program, an outreach campaign about avoiding drain clogs. The health and human services department…

Current And Upcoming Road Work For Placer County

Current And Upcoming Road Work For Placer County

May 21-27 Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the Hwy 174/I-80 junction to the Secret Town overcrossing: Motorists can expect overnight right lane and shoulder closures from 8 p.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday night through Thursday May 21-25 and from 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday May 26 for tree…

County Seeking Public Comment On Highway 65 Widening Project

County Seeking Public Comment On Highway 65 Widening Project

Serving as an important link in Placer County, State Route 65 (SR 65) is a widely traveled corridor experiencing traffic congestion, particularly during peak commute hours. The State Route 65 Widening Project proposes capacity and operational improvements including widening SR 65 from north of Galleria Boulevard/Stanford Ranch Road to Blue…

Placerville Police Arrest 20 Year Old, Clayton Christensen, For Child Molestation

Placerville Police Arrest 20 Year Old, Clayton Christensen, For Child Molestation

On May 17th, 2017, Placerville Police Officers responded to a report of a possible child molest case that had occurred earlier in May of 2017. Officers took a report from a 13 year old, reporting that she met Clayton Christensen in early May and he began messaging her through Facebook.…

Lincoln Woman From Yetserdays Murder/Suicide Identified As 35 Year Old Renee O’Neal

Lincoln Woman From Yetserdays Murder/Suicide Identified As 35 Year Old Renee O’Neal

The suspected victim of a murder Wednesday had her name released by the Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office just moments ago. Renee O’Neal, 35 years old, from Rocklin lost her life from what is being called by her friend, who wished to remain anonymous, an abusive ex-boyfriend of Renee’s. The…

Man Supected Of Killing Woman and Self Yesterday In Placer County

Man Supected Of Killing Woman and Self Yesterday In Placer County

Two dead bodies were discovered in Lincoln and just outside of Truckee yesterday. A man is suspected of fatally shooting a woman, leading police on a brief chase through Placer County and taking his own life after his vehicle became disabled from California Highway Patrol spike strips. The suspected victim’s…

Placer County Improves Permit Sign Off Process

Placer County Improves Permit Sign Off Process

A new agreement with Placer County and the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, allows the county to sign off on grading permits for residents of eastern Placer County that previously required a trip to water board offices in South Lake Tahoe. The agreement offers a simpler, more efficient permitting…

DWR Releases Environmental Document for Fremont Weir Fish Passage Project

DWR Releases Environmental Document for Fremont Weir Fish Passage Project

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are recirculating for public review the Biological Resources portion (Section 3.5) of the draft Initial Study and Environmental Assessment (IS/EA) and proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the proposed Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project, located…

Meddlers Report 5/16/17

Meddlers Report 5/16/17

Today’s meddlers’ meeting was full of interesting topics and capped with a very engaging guest speaker. Like all meetings, this morning began with Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely briefing the crowd on city happenings. As the mayor stated, there really wasn’t a whole lot of breaking news going on in Auburn…