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PLACER COUNTY URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HIGH WINDS

PLACER COUNTY URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HIGH WINDS

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Placer County is prepared to assist the public during high winds that are expected to begin this evening, but is urging residents to take precautions to protect themselves, their families and property. “The Placer County Office of Emergency Services is monitoring weather updates closely and is working with other county…

ARD Bike Park Meeting Tonight

ARD Bike Park Meeting Tonight

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The Auburn Area Parks and Recreation District (ARD) is holding a board meeting to continue the discussion about the Overlook Park location for the Auburn Bike Park tonight  (Thursday), November 21st at 6:00 pm. Most of the cycling enthusiasts prefer the Overlook park location near the skate park but neighbors…

Texting Threats Lands Auburn Man in Jail

Texting Threats Lands Auburn Man in Jail

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Texting threats landed an Auburn man in Jail this week. A local woman and her sister received some threatening texts from Brain McGuire of Auburn. The 22-year old victim had a restraining order from McGuire and they went to Auburn Police Department to ask for help. Det. Sgt Dale Hutchins…

Thief Takes Ashes of Husband and Pet

Thief Takes Ashes of Husband and Pet

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Placer County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the burglar who stole the ashes of a Granite Bay woman’s husband. The woman, who does not want to be identified, left her home on Long Meadow Road to run errands…

Placer County School District Trustee Awards

Placer County School District Trustee Awards

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Placer County School Boards Association dinner was Monday night Roseville honoring  10 “Outstanding Trustees of the Year” Awards were presented to trustees throughout the County including Auburn School District Board President Daniel Berlant. Berlant says he is honored. school board trustees awards 1 Berlant highlights some of the changes since…

State Sheriff’s Association Warns of Phone Scam

State Sheriff’s Association Warns of Phone Scam

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The California State Sheriff’s Association Foundation has recently been advised that citizens have received, what appear to be, fundraising phone calls from the Foundation. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says the foundation does not raise through phone calls and cautions residents to not donate over the phone. Phone scam 1…

Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Square

Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Square

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The final details are being ironed out for the Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Square on Saturday, November 30. Nick Willick has taken on the decorating of the tree. Festivities will begin at 4:30 pm with cocoa, cookie decorating, singing by the Weimar Academy and Santa will be there to…

First Responder Training at Sacramento Zoo

First Responder Training at Sacramento Zoo

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The Sacramento Zoo with the Sacramento Fire Department, Sacramento Police Department and UC Davis Medical Center performed a safety exercise at the Zoo Monday afternoon. Mary Healy Director of the zoo explains how the Mass Casualty Safety Response exercise came about. Zoo Exercise At 2pm sharp the training exercise began…

Alcohol a Factor in Death of Off-Duty USFS firefighter “Hotshot”

Alcohol a Factor in Death of Off-Duty USFS firefighter “Hotshot”

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A tragic accident resulted in the death of an off-duty US Forest Service firefighter with the “Hotshots” crew stationed in the Marysville area on Saturday. At approximately 1:10 AM on Saturday morning, 26 year old Andrew Gruenberg was driving a 2002 Hyundai Accent sedan westbound on Marysville Rd in Yuba…

The Auburn SRA After Dark

The Auburn SRA After Dark

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The Auburn State Recreation Area (ASRA) is a treasure in Placer County and as a State Park there are rules for the safety of visitors who visit the park. One of those rules is that the park closed a half hour after dusk. For many of those who love the…