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Auburn Improves in American Lung Association Survey

Auburn Improves in American Lung Association Survey

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Auburn improves its standing in the American Lung Association’s survey of cities reducing the effects of 2nd hand smoke. The battle to reduce tobacco use has all but stalled in most cities and counties in Greater Sacramento. Those were the findings of the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control…

Rocklin PD Arrest 2 After Strong Armed Robbery

Rocklin PD Arrest 2 After Strong Armed Robbery

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Rocklin police arrest 2 for strong arm robbery. On Tuesday (01-21-2014), at approximately 10:16 PM, Rocklin Police officers responded to a strong armed robbery in progress in the 5400 block of Crossings Drive.  Male suspects had attempted to steal alcohol and assaulted a Loss Prevention Agent who was attempting to…

2 Men Found Deceased in Cars Identified by Coroner

2 Men Found Deceased in Cars Identified by Coroner

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The Gold Run CHP has responded to 2 separate incidents of bodies found in cars along the road side in the Sierras within the past week. The first was on Thursday the 16th. The Gold Run CHP Office was contacted regarding a man believed to be deceased in his car…

Water Conservation at Home

Water Conservation at Home

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Governor Brown, PCWA and NID are all calling for a 20 to 25% reduction in water use to conserve what water we do have in reservoirs during this 3rd consecutive year of Drought. Andrew Twidwell Owner of ABT Plumbing says there are several things you can do to cut water…

Woman Lifeflighted After DUI Golf Cart Crash in LOP

Woman Lifeflighted After DUI Golf Cart Crash in LOP

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A Lake of the Pines Woman was life flighted after she crashed her Golf Cart in Lake of the Pines Monday Afternoon. Witnesses claim Sharron Boswell was driving her club cart at speeds of 25 to 30 miles an hour and weaving erratic back and forth across lanes and is…

Higgins Fire Dept. Lands FEMA Grant

Higgins Fire Dept. Lands FEMA Grant

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Higgins Fire Department in South Nevada County will reopen closed fire stations thanks to a Grant from FEMA but only for 2 years. Higgins Fire Protection District was notified December 13th that they had been awarded a SAFER Grant  (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) from the Federal Emergency…

Auburn PD Citizen’s Awareness Academy

Auburn PD Citizen’s Awareness Academy

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The Auburn Police Department would like invite residents to their 5th Citizens Awareness Academy. 25 seats are available for the free 10-week program which begins March 5th. Auburn Police Chief john Ruffcorn encourages citizens to learn about their local police department. APD Citizen’s Academy Learn about municipal policing, patrol, investigations,…

New Placer County Health Officer

New Placer County Health Officer

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Placer County has a new Health Officer: Dr. Robert Oldham, a physician who until recently was interim Health Officer in Fresno County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its Dec. 10 meeting to appoint Dr. Oldham to serve as Health Officer effective Jan. 6. Dr. Oldham has…

League of Women Voters Forum on Water

League of Women Voters Forum on Water

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The Bay Delta Project is the topic of discussion of the League of Women Voters of Placer County free Public Forum covering California’s current water issues on Feb. 22, 2014 at the Parkview Activity Room, 5460 5th St, Rocklin from 10am to Noon. The discussion will address the impact of…

Lesson: Use Rebar to Protect Your Catalytic Converter

Lesson: Use Rebar to Protect Your Catalytic Converter

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The city of Roseville is warning residents about yet another rash of catalytic converter thefts.  At 2:25 a.m. January 14, a good neighbor called 911 to report suspicious activity–someone working underneath a neighbor’s pickup in the 1200 block of Donahue Way. The witness stayed on the phone with dispatch and…