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Schools Are Starting Red Ribbon Week With Help From The CHP

Schools Are Starting Red Ribbon Week With Help From The CHP

  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recognizes Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31, as an excellent opportunity for families to have lifesaving conversations with their children about drug use.  The Red Ribbon Campaign, organized by the National Family Partnership, is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation. The…

72 Hours Since At-Risk Sacramento Man Was Last Seen

72 Hours Since At-Risk Sacramento Man Was Last Seen

  An at-risk man was reported missing Sunday from his South Sacramento home by family members, officials said. Daniel Chi, 34, is considered at-risk because of a “diminished mental capacity” and has never gone missing before, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said Chi was last seen about 5 a.m. Friday…

Volunteers Needed For Growing Mountain Mandarin Festival

Volunteers Needed For Growing Mountain Mandarin Festival

As the Mountain Mandarin Festival, slated for November 18-20, has grown from several hundred visitors to 30,000 visitors, the need for volunteers has multiplied.  Festival manager, Gary Gilligan says that in addition to having a great time, friends of the festival are asked to work a shift at the festival…

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Hopes To Give 40 Free Mammograms

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Hopes To Give 40 Free Mammograms

The Sutter Women’s Imaging Center at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital has appointments available for free mammograms this Saturday to area residents who are uninsured or who have health insurance with a high deductible or copayment, said Manny Peralta, Sutter Auburn Faith’s diagnostic imaging operations manager. In all, the imaging center…

Missing Plane Found Near Lake Schmidell

Missing Plane Found Near Lake Schmidell

  Crews found the wreckage of a plane that was reported missing Sunday, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said. The plane was found Monday afternoon in a rugged area of the Sierra, southwest of Lake Schmidell, Sheriff’s Sgt. Tasha Thompson said in a news release. The body of a…

Meddler’s Meeting Report For 10/18/2016

Meddler’s Meeting Report For 10/18/2016

  At today’s Meddlers meeting, Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes, made a guest appearance as he sat in for fellow supervisor Jennifer Montgomery. The Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning at 7am in the Rose Room of the Auburn City…

Two Auburn Events Avoid The Rain On Saturday

Two Auburn Events Avoid The Rain On Saturday

Saturday, at Recreation Park, the Auburn Community Festival presented live music, giant pumpkin competition, scarecrow contest, a parade, costume contest as well as arts and crafts booths showcasing local talent. There were carnival games and pony rides for kids, food and vendor booths hosted by local non-profits. Thanks to generous…

Placer County Sheriff Deputy Hit By Bottle While Driving Patrol Car

Placer County Sheriff Deputy Hit By Bottle While Driving Patrol Car

  A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy was hurt late Wednesday night in Roseville after a teen threw a bottle at a patrol car and shattered the driver’s side window. The deputy suffered a cut to his face, but the sheriff’s office said the injury could have been worse if his…

Emerald Fire Has Burned 200 Acres; Evacuations And Road Closures Issued

Emerald Fire Has Burned 200 Acres; Evacuations And Road Closures Issued

Updated: 10:45 a.m. Containment: 25% A 200 acre fire is burning in the Tahoe Basin, near Fallen Leaf Lake and Cascade Lake Trail.  EDSO, CAL FIRE, USFS, CHP, and several South Lake Tahoe fire departments are on scene. Just over 150 firefighters have been dispatched to the blaze and numerous structures…

Renovations To Placer County Fairgrounds Is A Strong Possibility In The Near Future

Renovations To Placer County Fairgrounds Is A Strong Possibility In The Near Future

  An update and a new vision for the Placer County Fairgrounds was presented to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The proposal includes a new indoor sports and event complex on site, updating the infrastructure and buildings and creating different destinations within the complex – perhaps showcasing Placer’s growing farm-to-fork…