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Sacramento Officer Kills Suspect After Feeling Threatened By Sharp Object

Sacramento Officer Kills Suspect After Feeling Threatened By Sharp Object

  A man armed with a sharp object was shot and killed by a deputy Thursday night in Citrus Heights, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies responded to a domestic violence call at 8:45 a.m. at a home on Brahms Court. A woman at the home said a man she…

Sacramento Man In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Light Rail Train

Sacramento Man In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Light Rail Train

  A man is in critical condition Thursday night after going around railroad crossing gates and being hit by a light rail train, Sacramento Regional Transit said. The 67-year-old was taken to the hospital after the crash. No other information about the driver was available. The crash happened before 8:40…

Auburn City Manager Resigns

Auburn City Manager Resigns

  Public Safety Director John Ruffcorn will fill in as Auburn’s City Manager on an acting basis following the resignation of Tim Rundel Wednesday afternoon. The news of Rundel’s resignation and the interim replacement was announced after a closed session meeting Wednesday evening. The city council is expected to announce a long…

CHP Officer Arrested For Secretly Taping Woman In Restroom

CHP Officer Arrested For Secretly Taping Woman In Restroom

A California Highway Patrol officer was arrested in Roseville on charges of illegally videotaping a woman in a bathroom, officers said. Officers began investigating allegations that Jose Roid, 30, of Roseville, had a concealed video camera in the bathroom of a private home in Roseville and recorded a woman, police…

Auburn City Council Race Set

Auburn City Council Race Set

With City Councilmember Keith Nesbitt’s filing for re-election on Friday, the field of candidates for the Auburn City Council is now set. Joining Nesbitt on the ballot will be incumbent, and current Mayor, Bill Kirby, former Councilmember and former Mayor, Cheryl Maki, past Auburn Police Officer, Dave Lawicka, and Auburn…

Red Flag Warning In Effect As Fire Fighting Conditions Worsen

Red Flag Warning In Effect As Fire Fighting Conditions Worsen

Over 8,800 firefighters are battling 8 large wildfires in California. While yesterday’s high temperatures allowed several of the fires to grow in size, firefighters were able to contain three of the active wildfires that burned this weekend. Conditions today continue to be hot and dry across California While this weekend’s…

Placer County Planning Commission Pass Recommendation For $1Billion Olympic Valley Development Plan

Placer County Planning Commission Pass Recommendation For $1Billion Olympic Valley Development Plan

The Village at Squaw Valley Specific Plan proposal was reviewed by the Placer County Planning Commission on Aug. 11, 2016. The Planning Commission voted 4 to 2 in favor of the Project and will pass that recommendation on to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The Project is expected to…

Placer County All Set To Improve 9-1-1 Dispatch

Placer County All Set To Improve 9-1-1 Dispatch

Within the first five minutes of the Trailhead wildfire that broke out near Foresthill on the afternoon of June 28, the Placer County Sheriff’s 911-dispatch center was flooded with calls. With four times the usual call volume, the system was completely overwhelmed. And while it’s taken for granted that there…

Father And Son Hiking Trip Turns Deadly On Mount Shasta

Father And Son Hiking Trip Turns Deadly On Mount Shasta

  A Northern Californian man died after falling 1,000 feet on Mount Shasta. The 60-year-old man was hiking with his 16-year-old son near the summit of the 14,000-foot peak in Siskiyou County. The California National Guard says its rescue helicopter retrieved a severely injured man on Thursday from the mountain…

Mountain Lion Kills Pony In Auburn Lake Trails

Mountain Lion Kills Pony In Auburn Lake Trails

  A mountain lion attacked and killed a pony in a gated community outside the El Dorado County town of Cool, officials said Wednesday. The 400-pound pony was found dead Tuesday morning in the community of Auburn Lake Trails, the property owners association said in an email sent out to…