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Are You Ready For Some Football, And Safe Driving

Are You Ready For Some Football, And Safe Driving

It’s that time of year again, time for the big game. The Super Bowl is one of the most celebrated sporting events in the world.  It’s a chance for sports fans to gather with friends and family, even supporters of the rival team and celebrate the biggest game of the…

Rocklin Police Arrest Woman On Passing Bad Checks

Rocklin Police Arrest Woman On Passing Bad Checks

At approximately 1:54 on Sunday afternoon, Rocklin Police officers responded to a call at the 5100 block of Commons Drive for a report of a female suspect passing counterfeit checks. Rocklin PD arrived at the scene and made contact with the suspect, 47-year-old Shawna Martinez, of Manteca. Through the subsequent…

Phone Scam Seeks Jurors To Pay Up

Phone Scam Seeks Jurors To Pay Up

The Placer County Sheriff Office has been receiving complaints from several Placer County residents who have been contacted recently by an unidentified suspect claiming to be “Deputy Strong” with the Sheriff’s Office. The fraudulent caller told the victims that they had missed their grand jury duty and will need to…

December’s Unemployment Rate Is Placer County’s Lowest Since 2007

December’s Unemployment Rate Is Placer County’s Lowest Since 2007

In a press release issued by Placer County, officials say that that the county unemployment rate dropped to 5.2 percent during December, reaching its lowest point since 2007. The California Employment Development Department reported that Placer County had 9,400 unemployed workers out of a total civilian workforce of 178,700 people…

Residents Barely Escape Nevada City Apartment Building Blaze

Residents Barely Escape Nevada City Apartment Building Blaze

A fire that broke out early Monday morning on Spring Street in Nevada City has left 11 residents searching for new homes. Fire officials are trying to determine what caused an apartment building to go up in flames at 4:00 a.m. Fire officials also said even though everyone got out safely,…

I-80 Wrong Way Driver Appears In Court For Vehicular Manslaughter

I-80 Wrong Way Driver Appears In Court For Vehicular Manslaughter

On Monday, in a Sacramento Court Room, Aaron Jordon Caudillo, 24, the driver accused of killing three teens in a wrong-way freeway crash on January 10th, appeared in front of a judge. Caudillo from Roseville was wheeled into the courtroom in a wheelchair with his leg in a cast and…

Placer County Confirms Flu-Related Death

Placer County Confirms Flu-Related Death

Placer County health officials confirmed on Friday that a man died from influenza early last week. County officials are not releasing the name or identity of the male victim, the they did say he was under the age of 65 and also suffered from a chronic health condition. This is…

Interstate 80 to Close in Both Directions Overnight January 27 and 28 For More Raise-80 Overpass Construction

Interstate 80 to Close in Both Directions Overnight January 27 and 28 For More Raise-80 Overpass Construction

The California Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that I-80 will be closed in both directions during the overnight hours this week as crews raise the Brace Road over crossing. Motorists will experience an eight-mile detour during this week’s freeway closure, beginning 11 p.m. January 27, and end at approximately …

Nevada City Man Attacks CalTrans Worker and CHP Officer

Nevada City Man Attacks CalTrans Worker and CHP Officer

At approximately 12:10 on Thursday afternoon a CHP officer was conducting traffic control for a highway maintenance project in Nevada City, along the side of SR-20 on Scotts Flat Road. As CalTrans vehicles proceeded towards the intersection of Scotts Flat road, a male subject was standing on the edge of…

Placer County Moves Closer To An Emergency Homeless Shelter

Placer County Moves Closer To An Emergency Homeless Shelter

Placer County Moves Closer To An Emergency Homeless Shelter  The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Thursday during a special meeting to further the conversation about allowing a temporary emergency homeless shelter to be opened at the DeWitt Center, which is on county-owned property in North Auburn. Board members did…