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Robert Weygandt Selected as Placer Co. Board of Supervisors Chairman

Robert Weygandt Selected as Placer Co. Board of Supervisors Chairman

Last week, District 2 Supervisor Robert Weygandt was selected to serve as chairman of the Placer County Board of Supervisors for 2016 by his fellow board members during the board’s first meeting of the year on January 5. District 5 Supervisor, KAHI regular, Jennifer Montgomery was named as vice chair…

NorCal Shaken By 4.3 Quake Near Eureka

NorCal Shaken By 4.3 Quake Near Eureka

According to the Associated Press this morning, an earthquake jolted a Northern California area but there were no reports of any problems last night. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.3-temblor struck shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday and was centered 36 miles southwest of Eureka. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s…

Hacker Group “Anonymous” Threatens Sacramento On Homeless Policy

Hacker Group “Anonymous” Threatens Sacramento On Homeless Policy

Another threat by the hacking group “Anonymous” is threatening the City of Sacramento. The Sacramento Bee reported this morning, that a new video has been posted by the group, targeting a homeless policy in the county that prohibits urban camping. The video said that the actions of police on January…

“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…