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Placer Youth Impact Awards Now Accepting Applications

Placer Youth Impact Awards Now Accepting Applications

Do you know a high school student who is a leader, innovator, volunteer or against-the-odds achiever in our community? The third annual Placer Youth Impact Awards, a dual scholarship and awards program created by the Placer County Youth Commission, will recognize outstanding local teens. The program is currently accepting applications,…

Modernizing Of 4,400 Feet Of Roseville Pipline

Modernizing Of 4,400 Feet Of Roseville Pipline

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is modernizing approximately 4,400 feet of natural gas distribution pipeline in Roseville, according to a news release from the company. PG&E crews started working last week and are scheduled to be in the area through August, weather permitting. The project work will take place on…

Bicycle Versus Truck On Auburn-Folsom Road End In Tragedy

Bicycle Versus Truck On Auburn-Folsom Road End In Tragedy

A bicycle versus truck collision on Auburn-Folsom Road resulted in a fatality and road closure Saturday afternoon. A 65-year-old man bicycling along Auburn-Folsom Road early Saturday afternoon was struck by a motorist near Sunrise Ridge Circle, which led to a several hour investigation that blocked off traffic in both directions.…

Placer Nonprofits Seek Improvements Following Leadership Summit

Placer Nonprofits Seek Improvements Following Leadership Summit

Two hundred and fifty nonprofit employees, board members and volunteers representing 55 Placer nonprofits attended Placer Community Foundation’s 7th annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit on March 8th. The Foundation’s Leadership Summit, a key part of their Nonprofit Initiative, helps local nonprofit organizations deliver high-quality, more sustainable and more valuable community services…

Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office will offer a free public class next month about preventing identity theft, according to a news release from the department. Scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 6 at the Auburn Justice Center on Richardson Drive, the class will explain how to reduce the risk…

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by finding your pet of gold at the end of the rainbow — or rather, at the Placer County animal services center in Auburn. Cat and dog adoption fees, normally $121 for dogs or $100 for cats, will be just $20 during the “St. PETrick’s Day”…

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

You can take a ride back in time this weekend when you board a B-17 Flying Fortress called the Madras Maiden. The Liberty Foundation is a non-profit flying museum and keeps one of only 12 B-17 bombers flying today. At one time, there were 12,732 during the WWII era. The…

I-80 Commuters Discover Body Hanging From Tree Near Douglas Blvd.

I-80 Commuters Discover Body Hanging From Tree Near Douglas Blvd.

The body of a man was found hanging from a tree Wednesday morning in Roseville, between the Harding Boulevard corridor and westbound Interstate 80 off-ramp near Douglas Boulevard. According to Roseville Police Department spokeswoman Dee Dee Gunther, the Placer County Coroner had yet to publicly identify the man as of…

South Lake Tahoe Getting Whole Foods 365, Again…

South Lake Tahoe Getting Whole Foods 365, Again…

It looks like South Lake Tahoe will be getting a Whole Foods 365 after all. A purchase agreement for the Knights Inn property was signed by owner Pradip Patel and approved by South Lake Tahoe City Council on March 14, putting into motion a project that has been four years…

Shoulder Tap Nets Five Arrests In Sting Supplying Alcohol To Minors

Shoulder Tap Nets Five Arrests In Sting Supplying Alcohol To Minors

A “shoulder tap” operation in conjunction with Alcoholic Beverage Control resulted in five arrests in Placerville this weekend. The Placerville Police Department was awarded a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in July of 2016 for nearly $60,000. As part of the grant, the police department conducts…