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Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

Placer County Gets $800k For Clean Air Grant Program

The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is now seeking applications for their annual Clean Air Grant program. The goal of the Clean Air Grant program is to reduce air pollution (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) from sources not already required by law or regulation to do so. This program…

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

KAHI’s Meddlers Report: Tuesday 12/20/2016

It was a fairly uneventful morning today at the Meddlers meeting down the road in the Rose Room at Auburn City Hall. Auburn’s new mayor, Matt Spokely, took his new seat at the center of the table and spoke briefly about various happenings over the last week for the city…

Auburn Man Turns Himself In After Viewing His Mug On Sheriff’s Facebook Page

Auburn Man Turns Himself In After Viewing His Mug On Sheriff’s Facebook Page

A man wanted in connection with the assault of an Auburn store clerk while trying to steal beer turned himself in after seeing a Facebook post with his picture, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Noah Francis, 20, walked into the Auburn jail late Thursday night because he said…

North Auburn Jail Inmate Death Ruled Not Suspicious

North Auburn Jail Inmate Death Ruled Not Suspicious

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported today that Investigators are working to determine the cause of death of a Placer County Jail inmate, who died in his cell Wednesday afternoon. At around 1:40 p.m., inmate John Ralph Gutke, 53, was discovered unresponsive in his single cell at the North Auburn…

Names Of Bear River Teens Killed In Yesterday’s Fatal Crash Released

Names Of  Bear River Teens Killed In Yesterday’s Fatal Crash Released

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Coroner’s Unit, has released the names of the two young men who died in a traffic collision on Highway 49 Thursday afternoon. The driver was Jude Alexander Douden, 18, of Auburn. The passenger was Joseph Devon Rantz, 18, of Grass Valley Dena Erwin, Sheriff’s Public…

Fatal Auburn Accident Takes Lives Of Two Bear River Teens

Fatal Auburn Accident Takes Lives Of Two Bear River Teens

Two 18-year-old Bear River High seniors were killed in a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 49 in Placer County, the California Highway Patrol said. The teens were in a white BMW going south on Highway 49 just after 1 p.m. when their vehicle crossed into the northbound side and…

Nevada City Fatal Shooting Ruled Suicide By Shotgun

Nevada City Fatal Shooting Ruled Suicide By Shotgun

On Wednesday, an autopsy was performed on the decedent, James Paul Scola. The results of the autopsy revealed that Scola was struck several times with what appeared to be handgun caliber bullets. The autopsy further revealed that the fatal wound Scola suffered was actually “self-inflicted” from a shotgun. On Tuesday,…

California Water Commission Adopts Regulations to Guide Proposition 1 Funding

California Water Commission Adopts Regulations to Guide Proposition 1 Funding

California today made significant progress in providing funding for public benefits associated with new water storage projects, as the California Water Commission (Commission) adopted regulations that advance the implementation of the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP). Through the WSIP, the Commission will fund the public benefits of water storage projects…

Placer Courts Convict 21 Year Old Twins Of Murder

Placer Courts Convict 21 Year Old Twins Of Murder

The identical twin brothers who killed a man and his teenage daughter in a deadly collision while fleeing authorities on Antelope Road in 2014 could face life in prison after they were convicted Monday of murder. Placer Superior Court jurors found brothers Roman and Ruslan Glukhoy, 21, guilty of killing…

Abusive Rocklin Special-Needs Teacher Gets Probation

Abusive Rocklin Special-Needs Teacher Gets Probation

A former Rocklin special-needs teacher gets three years of probation following allegations of battery of two children in her classroom. Sherry Ann McDaniel taught at Breen Elementary School until she was placed on administrative leave May 5, 2014, while police investigated the case. She was sentenced Wednesday in Placer Superior…