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Who Doesn’t Love A Fair

Who Doesn’t Love A Fair

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It seems like this summer is a blur and with school just around the corner, there is still plenty of summertime fun to be had.  The Gold Country Fair is just 37 days away, and entry deadlines for livestock, handmade goods like clothing or quilting,  and even artwork is fast…

An Early Morning Motorcycle Accident Friday Took A Life and Closed I-80

An Early Morning Motorcycle Accident Friday Took A Life and Closed I-80

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  A sig alert was issued Friday morning after a fatal motorcycle accident shut down all lanes on Westbound Interstate 80 just west of the Weimar Cross Road. A motorcyclist collided with a big rig heading west on I-80. According to CHP Officer Sergeant Dave Little, the male rider of…

Growing Vegetables And Giving Back

Growing Vegetables And Giving Back

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The vacant lot at 991 Lincoln Way, between the Healing Light Institute and Wave Broadband is full of brightly colored yellow weeds, and considered an eyesore for many who walk by it, but soon it will be a full lush vegetable garden. In a groundbreaking ceremony held Thursday Morning, a…

New Guidelines For Motorcyclists On Lane Splitting

New Guidelines For Motorcyclists On Lane Splitting

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The CHP removed the guidelines for motorcycle lane splitting about two weeks ago under orders from the state’s Office of Administrative Law. A complaint made from a Sacramento man said that they could be misinterpreted as enforceable laws. For now, Lane-splitting tips have been banished from materials distributed by the…

Road Improvements On Interstate 80 Mean Traffic Delays

Road Improvements On Interstate 80 Mean Traffic Delays

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Caltrans is warning drivers of possible delays on two stretches of  Interstate 80 in Sacramento and Placer Counties.  In Placer County, The Raise 80 project will be starting up in August but preparations are underway now. Caltrans will begin work to raise the vertical clearance of nine structures in Placer…

Injured Woman Gets Helicopter Ride Out Of American River Canyon

Injured Woman Gets Helicopter Ride Out Of American River Canyon

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Injured Woman Rescued At North Fork American River By CHP Helicopter On Tuesday evening, California Highway Patrol, Air Operations Helicopter, responded to a call on the North Fork of the American River for a medical rescue near the Yankee Jim Road Bridge.  A 38 year old female was injured after diving…

See The Stars From Big Bend This Saturday

See The Stars From Big Bend This Saturday

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This Saturday night, July 26, astronomers will be setting up telescopes at Big Bend, to provide free views of the heavens. Stargazing enthusiasts will meet at the Loch Leven Trailhead.  The trail head is located 30 miles east of  Colfax on I-80 . Astronomers will be setting up just before…

Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Looking For Man Who Attacked Woman in Auburn

Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Looking For Man Who Attacked Woman in Auburn

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  Placer County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early this morning. At 1:18 a.m., the woman was outside her home on Quartz Drive when she was approached by a white male in his late 20s or early 30s. The…

Lightening Strikes Pine Tree in Applegate

Lightening Strikes Pine Tree in Applegate

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On Tuesday morning, an active weather cell moved through the area bringing lightening strikes as it moved northeast at approximately 30 miles per hour. The quick-moving cells are sweeping across the Valley and are expected to stick around through the afternoon. At approximately 8:00 am, Lightning struck a pine tree…

Iowa Fire in Colfax….UPDATE

Iowa Fire in Colfax….UPDATE

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A 2o-acre fire broke out in Colfax on Monday afternoon at approximately 1:30. Though the Iowa Fire was slow moving, it kept firefighters busy because of the location and steep terrain on Iowa Hill Road just past Gold View.  No structures were threatened during the fire. On Monday afternoon, CHP…