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Homeless Shelter Denied Access Near Auburn Airport

Homeless Shelter Denied Access Near Auburn Airport

The Auburn Municipal Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) shot down a proposed attempt to re-zone land surrounding the Auburn airport in order to allow for a permanent site for the controversial temporary shelter site located in the Dewitt Campus. The unanimous decision made on Wednesday means there will be a…

Million Dollar Grant Goes Towards Homeless Housing Placer County

Million Dollar Grant Goes Towards Homeless Housing Placer County

Placer County will receive a $1 million grant from Sutter Health to help house its chronically homeless population under a grant agreement approved today by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The funds will be used to support Placer County’s Whole Person Care Pilot program, which is designed to better…

PG&E Urges Customers to Focus on Safely Heating Their Homes as Temperatures Dip

PG&E Urges Customers to Focus on Safely Heating Their Homes as Temperatures Dip

With temperatures expected to drop in Northern and Central California this week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be cautious when heating their homes. Electric heating devices, such as space heaters, are a home fire hazard when not properly used or monitored. Fuel-burning appliances, such as gas…

Placer County Supervisors To Weigh Tahoe Basin Development Rules

Placer County Supervisors To Weigh Tahoe Basin Development Rules

Development and congestion in Placer County’s portion of the Lake Tahoe area has prompted supervisors to take a look at directing denser development toward places that are already built up, including Kings Beach and Tahoe City. The proposed Placer County Tahoe Basin Area Plan offers incentives for redevelopment in towns,…

Childrens Christmas Fair Is Coming To Auburn

Childrens Christmas Fair Is Coming To Auburn

Santa is high in demand this season but will be stopping by the Children’s Christmas Faire for free photo opportunities for 400 local children on Dec. 8. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is partnering to host the free holiday event for the whole family. The Children’s Christmas Faire provides children in…

State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

State Officials Release Draft Of New Water Saving Plan

Working to make water conservation a way of life, State agencies today released a draft plan for achieving long-term efficient water use and meeting drought preparedness goals that reflect California’s diverse climate, landscape, and demographic conditions. “Californians rose to the challenge during this historic drought and recognized that conservation is…

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One Of Two NorCal Jail Escapee’s Is Recaptured

One of two inmates who sawed their way out of a California jail and vanished last week was recaptured Tuesday night, authorities said. The search continues for the other one. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Laron Campbell was taken into custody and was transported back to Santa Clara…

The Meddlers Report: November 29th, 2016

The Meddlers Report: November 29th, 2016

The Meddlers meeting this morning was unlike any other Meddlers event due to some fireworks that began at last night’s special meeting called by Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby. Monday night’s meeting was called by Kirby to discuss the pressing topic of changing the zoning in and around the Auburn…

Search For Missing Couple In El Dorado County Resumes

Search For Missing Couple In El Dorado County Resumes

  Rescue crews will resume the search for a missing couple who became stuck in snow while driving in El Dorado County at 7 a.m. Monday, officials said. Rory and Susan Holloter of Yuba City were last seen in the rural mountainous area of Wentworth Springs and Ice House roads,…

Travel Safe This Holiday Weekend With Tips From CALTRANS

Travel Safe This Holiday Weekend With Tips From CALTRANS

  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 3 is alerting motorists traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday to be prepared for travel delays. An increased numbers of holiday travelers, combined with an oncoming series of winter storms arriving on Friday, November 25, will result in roadway congestion and winter driving…