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New Phone APP Is Helping Scammers Attack Via Phone Call

New Phone APP Is Helping Scammers Attack Via Phone Call

The Placer County Sheriff’s office wants its citizens to know that there is another scam artist that is attacking through the phone. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office notes on its Facebook page that the department’s jail staff is getting worried queries from the public asking whether they have pending warrants…

Lincoln Potters News 4/26

Lincoln Potters News 4/26

The newly revived Lincoln Potters baseball team has released their 2017 promotional schedule in advance of single-game tickets going on sale Monday, May 1. Highlighting this season’s promotions are five Fireworks Nights (June 1, June 10, July 4, July 15, and July 29) including Opening Night on June 1, Star…

Placer County Proclaims Support For Sutter Health’s Regional Effort To End Homelessness

Placer County Proclaims Support For Sutter Health’s Regional Effort To End Homelessness

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today proclaimed support for Sutter Health’s Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness. In December, Placer County received a $1 million matching grant through Getting…

Repair Work Begins At Oroville Spillway

Repair Work Begins At Oroville Spillway

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released all three of the reports prepared by the independent Board of Consultants about the damaged spillways at Lake Oroville. The reports have been released with Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) redacted. DWR will follow this same protocol for each subsequent report…

New Bike Trail Going In South Lake Tahoe

New Bike Trail Going In South Lake Tahoe

The City of South Lake Tahoe has begun construction on the El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Bike Trail. Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) will be installing temporary Best Management Practices (BMP) erosion control and water quality measures during the last week of April. Construction work will not occur on holidays…

Placer County Happenings For The Week Of 4/24

Placer County Happenings For The Week Of 4/24

With several county supervisors and key staff headed to Washington, D.C. next week to meet with national leaders, the board of supervisors will meet Monday, April 24, instead of their usual Tuesday meeting. On the agenda is a grant application to fund more trails connecting Placer’s North Lake Tahoe communities…

Placer County Youth Commission Seeks Applicants

Placer County Youth Commission Seeks Applicants

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications from young people who wish to serve as one of 18 formally-appointed members of the Placer County Youth Commission for the 2017-18 term. The Placer County Youth Commission is an advisory board to the Placer County Board of Supervisors and consists…

Up To $20 Million To Be Spent On Roseville Homeless Population

Up To $20 Million To Be Spent On Roseville Homeless Population

Under a resolution adopted by the City Council, Roseville is voicing its support for Sutter Health’s Getting to Zero campaign, a regional effort to end chronic homelessness by aligning programs and resources around a low-or-no barrier approach to housing individuals experiencing homelessness. In December, the city received a $250,000 matching…

Placer County Recieves “F” Grade For Air Quality

Placer County Recieves “F” Grade For Air Quality

The American Lung Association released its annual report card and Placer County, along with a majority of California, did not score well. The report found that a majority of California counties received a failing grade for air quality, with many in Northern California sitting near the bottom of the list.…

Women In Philanthropy Seeking Donations

Women In Philanthropy Seeking Donations

United Way’s Women in Philanthropy needs your donations of new towels, toiletries and luggage for 260 local foster youth moving out on their own. Purchase on your own or donate through United Way’s Amazon wishlist. Items are needed by April 20 and will be donated through Sacramento County’s Foster Youth…