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Man Takes Own Life At Foresthill Bridge

Man Takes Own Life At Foresthill Bridge

A Sacramento man took his own life Tuesday night by jumping off of the Foresthill bridge. The Placer County Sheriffs Department responded to a call at 1:30 A.M. and arrived to find a vehicle running while parked¬†in the middle of the Westbound lane. Next to the vehicle was a step-ladder…

Body of Missing Skier Found at Sugar Bowl

Body of Missing Skier Found at Sugar Bowl

The body of Carson May was discovered Monday by the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue team. The 23 year old was a ski instructor at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort and had been missing since January 14th. The initial search was called off after 5 days due to heavy snowfall and…

Auburn Police Department Announces New Grant

Auburn Police Department Announces New Grant

The Auburn Police Department would like to let the citizens of our community know there was a grant awarded to us through the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Alcohol Beverage and Control (ABC). The grant was awarded to the Auburn Police Department in October, 2015, and will…

Alcohol Involved in Grass Valley Motorcycle Accident

Alcohol Involved in Grass Valley Motorcycle Accident

At approximately 5:00 PM on Sunday night, two motorcycles were traveling westbound on McCourtney Road approaching Lime Kiln Road at a high rate of speed. John Oliver was the lead rider and Larry Payne was riding directly behind. They were approaching Sharon Horner who was driving a Toyota Corolla sedan…

Auburn Police Make Fraud Arrest

Auburn Police Make Fraud Arrest

On 2-19-16 Auburn Police Officers responded to Pacific Rim Gold and Silver on the 300 block of Elm Avenue for a fraud report. A female subject called the business and placed a large order for merchandise. The subject deposited a fraudulent check into the bank account of the business to…

Placer County Retracts Emergency Drought Status

Placer County Retracts Emergency Drought Status

The Placer County Water Agency determined that emergency conditions had come to an end with both Lake Spaulding and Folsom Lake reaching above average levels. Lake Spaulding, which provides Auburn with most of its residential water supply, is at 173 percent above average and Folsom Lake is at 118 percent.…

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

At 6:10 p.m., Thursday evening, there was one fatality caused by a overturned trailer that crossed into oncoming traffic traveling northbound on SR-49 just North of Nishinam Road. According to Greg Tassone of the Grass Valley CHP, Terry Cordell of Newcastle was driving a Ford F-350 that was hauling a…

Applicants Sought for New Grand Jury

Applicants Sought for New Grand Jury

While the 2015/2016 Placer County Grand Jury is hard at work investigating and preparing their final report, efforts are now underway to recruit volunteers for the 2016/2017 Grand Jury. The Grand Jury is an investigatory body with the authority to act as a watchdog on local government, investigate citizen complaints,…

Tibetan Monks Tour Auburn

Tibetan Monks Tour Auburn

¬†Geshe Lama Puntso shared the philosophy of the Buddhist beliefs on the KAHI noon news Thursday. The Gaden Shartse Monastery Tibetan Monks are continuing their very successful tour in Auburn at the General Gomez Arts and Events Center. They will be conducting a blessing of sacred objects, talks, Sand Mandala…

PCSO Arrests Three Remaining Suspects Near Foresthill

PCSO Arrests Three Remaining Suspects Near Foresthill

Late Friday afternoon a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy arrested the three men who eluded capture since the prior Wednesday afternoon. According to Public Information Officer, Dena Erwin, the men were unarmed, uninjured, cooperative, and appeared to be very tired. The man who escaped wearing handcuffs was no longer wearing them.…