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It’s Officially Over – For Now(Oroville Spillway)

It’s Officially Over – For Now(Oroville Spillway)

Effective immediately, Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea has lifted all evacuation warnings and advisories for Butte County residents previously affected by the February 12th Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations. “These past six weeks have been a very difficult and unsettling time for many individuals and families affected by the…

$6.7 Million Awarded To Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Projects

$6.7 Million Awarded To Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Projects

The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $6.7 million in funding for 15 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “It is imperative…

Placer Court’s Seek Change In Models For Child Custody

Placer Court’s Seek Change In Models For Child Custody

The Placer County Superior Court is seeking comment on a proposal to transition from a child custody recommending counseling mediation model to a tiered mediation model in all cases involving contested child custody and visitation matters. The court is considering a move to a tiered mediation model consisting of three…

Placer Youth Impact Awards Now Accepting Applications

Placer Youth Impact Awards Now Accepting Applications

Do you know a high school student who is a leader, innovator, volunteer or against-the-odds achiever in our community? The third annual Placer Youth Impact Awards, a dual scholarship and awards program created by the Placer County Youth Commission, will recognize outstanding local teens. The program is currently accepting applications,…

Modernizing Of 4,400 Feet Of Roseville Pipline

Modernizing Of 4,400 Feet Of Roseville Pipline

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is modernizing approximately 4,400 feet of natural gas distribution pipeline in Roseville, according to a news release from the company. PG&E crews started working last week and are scheduled to be in the area through August, weather permitting. The project work will take place on…

Bicycle Versus Truck On Auburn-Folsom Road End In Tragedy

Bicycle Versus Truck On Auburn-Folsom Road End In Tragedy

A bicycle versus truck collision on Auburn-Folsom Road resulted in a fatality and road closure Saturday afternoon. A 65-year-old man bicycling along Auburn-Folsom Road early Saturday afternoon was struck by a motorist near Sunrise Ridge Circle, which led to a several hour investigation that blocked off traffic in both directions.…

Placer Nonprofits Seek Improvements Following Leadership Summit

Placer Nonprofits Seek Improvements Following Leadership Summit

Two hundred and fifty nonprofit employees, board members and volunteers representing 55 Placer nonprofits attended Placer Community Foundation’s 7th annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit on March 8th. The Foundation’s Leadership Summit, a key part of their Nonprofit Initiative, helps local nonprofit organizations deliver high-quality, more sustainable and more valuable community services…

Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

Identity Theft Workshop Presented By Placer Sheriff’s Department

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office will offer a free public class next month about preventing identity theft, according to a news release from the department. Scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 6 at the Auburn Justice Center on Richardson Drive, the class will explain how to reduce the risk…

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Adoption Fees Reduced For “St. PETrick’s Day” At SPCA

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by finding your pet of gold at the end of the rainbow — or rather, at the Placer County animal services center in Auburn. Cat and dog adoption fees, normally $121 for dogs or $100 for cats, will be just $20 during the “St. PETrick’s Day”…

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

Take A ride In A B-17 This Weekend

You can take a ride back in time this weekend when you board a B-17 Flying Fortress called the Madras Maiden. The Liberty Foundation is a non-profit flying museum and keeps one of only 12 B-17 bombers flying today. At one time, there were 12,732 during the WWII era. The…