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PCWA Holds Off on Delivery Restrictions

PCWA Holds Off on Delivery Restrictions

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PCWA Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday (Feb. 20) agreed to wait a few weeks before deciding if water delivery restrictions will be needed in what continues to be a very dry year. PCWA Deputy Director of Technical Services and drought project manager Tony Firenzi said the…

Amgen Tour coming Back to Auburn in 2014

Amgen Tour coming Back to Auburn in 2014

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The 2014 Amgen Tour of California will begin at the steps of the State Capital on L Street. As the route heads north out of the city, it will hug the east bank of the Sacramento River. After passing through Pleasant Grove and a Sprint in Lincoln, the racers will…

Placerville Police Address Illegal Camps

Placerville Police Address Illegal Camps

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Placerville, CA – Police Partner with Mental Health and Community Resource Center to Address Illegal Camps The Placerville Police Department initiated a Joint Outreach Operation this morning focusing on illegal camping. Several teams consisting of Placerville Police Officers, City Crews, Mental Health, and representatives from the Community Resource Center partnered…

Governor Brown Announces Emergency Drought Legislation

Governor Brown Announces Emergency Drought Legislation

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SACRAMENTO – With California experiencing its worst water shortage crisis in modern history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez to announce legislation to immediately help communities deal with the devastating dry conditions affecting our state and provide…

Search and Rescue Training in ASRA

Search and Rescue Training in ASRA

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More than 300 search and rescue team members from around the state will be in the American River Canyon near Auburn for a mountain rescue team testing on Saturday, March 1. The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Mountain Rescue Team, which is one of many specialized teams of the Sheriff’s Search…

What Do You Think of the County’s New Web Site?

What Do You Think of the County’s New Web Site?

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Placer County launched a remodeled website Friday designed to ensure the public can find the information it needs quickly and efficiently. County officials are encouraging the public to check out the redesigned website and provide input for the county to consider as it continues working to make the website as…

Food Closet Moves to Auburn Airport for Now

Food Closet Moves to Auburn Airport for Now

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The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet will be moving to a new location on Earhart Ave at the Auburn Airport with Tuesday night’s approval for a use permit from the Auburn Planning commission. Planning Commissioner Matt Spokley says it was a rare full house at the meeting as many supporters of…

Auburn Union School District Searching for a New Superintendent

Auburn Union School District Searching for a New Superintendent

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The Auburn Union School District is searching for a new Superintendent. The district hired a firm to assist them in the search and the first order of business was to ask the parents and concerned community members what they wanted to see in the next superintendent. A report is expected…

CHP Honoring Their Fallen Officers

CHP Honoring Their Fallen Officers

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The death of 2 Fresno CHP Officers in a crash Monday morning made national news headlines but  the tragedy goes far beyond the events of Monday and affects the family of the officers forever as well as the larger CHP family. On Monday, while responding to a call of a…

Motorcyclist Pulls Knife on CHP

Motorcyclist Pulls Knife on CHP

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A Grass Valley man pulled a knife on a CHP Officer Saturday following a pursuit. The chase began on ridge Road near Alta Street in Grass Valley when a CHP Officer observed a motorcycle driven at high speed come up behind a vehicle at a stop sign, then swerved to…