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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…

Placer County In Top 5 Ranking For Healthiest CA Counties

Placer County In Top 5 Ranking For Healthiest CA Counties

Placer County released the 2017 Community Health Status Assessment [1], a comprehensive look at the health and well-being of Placer residents that identifies health trends and disparities. While the county is ranked among the top five healthiest in the state, this report will help individuals and groups – from elected…

Cannabis Ordinance Meeting Thursday In Auburn

Cannabis Ordinance Meeting Thursday In Auburn

With Placer County’s new cannabis ordinance now in effect, county staff will host a town hall meeting in Auburn April 6 to answer questions about the new rules for cannabis cultivation and the county’s complaint and enforcement process. The meeting will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at…

Sierra College Set to Host Spring Jazz Invitational Concert

Sierra College Set to Host Spring Jazz Invitational Concert

The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Spring Jazz Invitational Concert on Wednesday, April 19th, 7:30pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Spend an evening with the Rocklin High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tom Douglass, the Placer High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by…

Sutter Auburn Faith Recognized As a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

Sutter Auburn Faith Recognized As a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital has been recognized as a ‘Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization. The annual survey, conducted by Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), recognizes facilities that…

Folsom Hires New Fire Chief

Folsom Hires New Fire Chief

The City of Folsom announced today the appointment of new Folsom Fire Department Chief Felipe Rodriguez, effective June 1. Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer appointed Rodriguez following an extensive national executive search. “Chief Rodriguez is a well-qualified, proven leader who brings a wealth of talent and experience to this position,”…

Radio Law Talk Debuts On KAHI Tomorrow At 11am

Radio Law Talk Debuts On KAHI Tomorrow At 11am

Your local source for everything that is foothills, AM 950 KAHI, is proud to welcome the Radio Law Talk Show into it’s Saturday line up. Long time supporter and friend to KAHI Radio, Fred Penney, will be the show’s host every Saturday morning from 11am till noon starting April 1st.…