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Recent Gift Is Extra Special For Seniors First

Recent Gift Is Extra Special For Seniors First

Giving of time and resources is nothing new to the Board of Directors and Staff at Seniors First. Their programs and team of dedicated volunteers provide isolated seniors with the delivery of hot nutritious food, a caring watchful eye and friendship. But it was a recent and special memorial gift…

Auburn House Fire Victim Is Now Charged With Arson

Auburn House Fire Victim Is Now Charged With Arson

A woman who was originally thought to be the victim of a fire is now facing serious consequences after arson charges were filed against her. Tiffany Almeida, 36, of Auburn was sentenced to time already served following a guilty plea on March 27th after her involvement with the August 15th…

Two House Fires Within Two Days In Downtown Auburn

Two House Fires Within Two Days In Downtown Auburn

A fire broke out on the 1100 block of high street Sunday morning. Firefighters put out the blaze that had erupted on a two story house just two days after another downtown fire had taken place on the 300 block of Chamberlain Avenue. That home sustained minimal damage as fire…

Officer Fataly Backed Over Bus Driver Directing Traffic At Crash Site

Officer Fataly Backed Over Bus Driver Directing Traffic At Crash Site

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly accident near the Nevada state line that involved a CHP officer. The officer was responding to a crash along Interstate 80 east of Hirschdale Road Saturday night when he backed into the driver of a charter bus who had stopped to help…

Cargo Fire Alarm On Sacramento Departed Airliner Has Forced Emergerncy Landing

Cargo Fire Alarm On Sacramento Departed Airliner Has Forced Emergerncy Landing

An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing Sunday morning at the Modesto City-County Airport after a warning signal indicated there was a fire in the plane’s cargo area, the Modesto Fire Department said. SkyWest Flight 3391, operating as an Alaska Airlines flight, landed safely at 6:50 a.m. No injuries…

Transient Man Manages To Damage Two Police Vehicles With One Hit

Transient Man Manages To Damage Two Police Vehicles With One Hit

John Retzlaff was arrested for evading the police and damaging two police vehicles. Just after midnight on April 4th, 2017, two Placerville Police Officers were checking on an occupied vehicle in the parking lot of the Regal Cinema located at 337 Placerville Drive. Inside the vehicle they observed one male…

Caltrans Warns Of Winter Storm Like Driving Conditions

Caltrans Warns Of Winter Storm Like Driving Conditions

Caltrans is alerting motorists to be prepared for a return to winter driving conditions in the Sierra Mountain areas, including the foothills. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8 for the west slope of…

Foresthill Man Arrested Following Shots Fired At Sheriff’s Helicopter And Armored Vehicle

Foresthill Man Arrested Following Shots Fired At Sheriff’s Helicopter And Armored Vehicle

A man was arrested Wednesday night after an hours-long standoff with deputies at a Foresthill home, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Rance Shepherd, 34, was taken into custody peacefully after shooting at law enforcement vehicles and refusing to leave his home for nearly 8-and-a-half hours, the sheriff’s office said.…

Safety Tips For This Week’s Spring Storm

Safety Tips For This Week’s Spring Storm

While Spring may have sprung throughout much of Northern and Central California, Mother Nature has at least one more winter storm in store for our communities. PG&E is urging its customers and their families to stay safe this week as a significant weather system works its way across the region…

Placer Supes Pass A Front Of Costs For Warwick University Project

Placer Supes Pass A Front Of Costs For Warwick University Project

Plans to bring a University of Warwick campus to Placer County moved forward yesterday with the board of supervisors voting to front some county staff costs of planning and permitting for the project. Placer County is partnering with the University Development Foundation to bring a comprehensive undergraduate campus of the…