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CALTRANS To Begin Work On Highway 65

CALTRANS To Begin Work On Highway 65

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists about a paving project beginning on Monday, April 25 that will impact motorists along the Highway 65 corridor between Roseville and Lincoln.  The $7 million paving overlay project will take place during nighttime hours and will require the closure of one of…

Auburn PD Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

Auburn PD Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

The Auburn Police Department cited two clerks for selling alcohol to minors on Tuesday. The actions were the result of a Minor Decoy Operation and Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. The Minor Decoy Operation involved minors who worked under the direct supervision of officers attempting to purchase alcohol from nine different…

Grand Jury Meet And Greet Tomorrow

Grand Jury Meet And Greet Tomorrow

The 2015-2016 Placer County Grand Jury will be holding a informational  meeting for the general public on April 21st. This Meet & Greet meeting will allow the public to learn about the Grand Jury from currently serving jurors. Information will be provided on how the Grand Jury works and how an individual…

Sierra College Patrons To Explore The Ceramics Department and Lab

Sierra College Patrons To Explore The Ceramics Department and Lab

  The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their May 2 meeting featuring a guided tour of Sierra Colleges prestigious ceramics department and lab facilities led by Department Chair Casey O’Connor.…

17 Year Old Drowns In Auburn’s American River Confluence

17 Year Old Drowns In Auburn’s American River Confluence

Rescue crews recovered the body of a teenage boy at the American River Confluence Sunday morning. Aaron Vang, 17, drowned at the American River Confluence in Auburn. The victim, who family members identify as 17-year-old Aaron Vang of Sacramento, was sitting with friends on the banks Saturday morning where the…

Placerville Police Department Expands Body Worn Camera Program To All Officers

Placerville Police Department Expands Body Worn Camera Program To All Officers

This past week, the City of Placerville Police Department joined the short list of law enforcement agencies in the nation to go from testing body worn cameras to outfitting every officer on the street with the technology.  The city’s police force is the first agency in the foothills to go…

April Is Earthquake Preparedness Month

April Is Earthquake Preparedness Month

When the earth starts shaking, it may be too late. Don’t let another month go by without taking the basic steps needed to prepare your family for a major earthquake.   April 18 is the anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake – one of the most significant earthquakes of all…

Caltrans Opens Newcastle Road Overcrossing One Day Ahead Of Schedule

Caltrans Opens Newcastle Road Overcrossing One Day Ahead Of Schedule

The California Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that the Newcastle Road overcrossing in south Placer County opened to traffic at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, one day earlier than scheduled.  The vertical lifting of the bridge structure was completed in one night on March 31 rather than the scheduled…

California State Sheriffs’ Association Elects New Officers For 2016-17

California State Sheriffs’ Association Elects New Officers For 2016-17

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the California State Sheriffs’ Association (CSSA) held its 122nd Annual Conference Installation Banquet in Orange County. CSSA was honored to have California Governor Jerry Brown swear in CSSA’s new slate of officers for 2016-2017.  CSSA is pleased to announce that the following Sheriffs will lead…

PG&E Awards $2 Million In Wildfire Prevention Project Grants

PG&E Awards $2 Million In Wildfire Prevention Project Grants

PG&E along with CAL FIRE, California Fire Safe Council and Rural County Representatives of California, will announce $2 million in funding available to local fire safe councils in our service area and showcase the problems we are still dealing with after a four year drought. Pacific Gas and Electric Company…