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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…

Auburn Sutter Faith Pharmacy Director Faces Child Pornography Charges

Auburn Sutter Faith Pharmacy Director Faces Child Pornography Charges

  A Sonora man was arrested after a moving company found child pornography in the man’s home, deputies said. The moving company made a report to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday that their movers discovered what appeared to be child pornography at the home of Paul…

Two Measures Will Insure The Re-Opening Of Loomis Library

Two Measures Will Insure The Re-Opening Of Loomis Library

  In anticipation of passing Measures F and G for long-term funding of the Loomis Library, the Loomis community has come together to re-open the library. “The rebirth of the Loomis Library as a town library is a truly grassroots community effort,” says Bonnie London, president of the Friends of…

I-80 Delays Today For Westbound Lanes Near Colfax

I-80 Delays Today For Westbound Lanes Near Colfax

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to expect delays today on westbound Interstate 80 northeast of Colfax as work to repair damaged guardrails will result delays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The right lane of Interstate 80 from Magra to just east of the Cape Horn…

Meddlers Report For Tuesday October 11, 2016

Meddlers Report For Tuesday October 11, 2016

  During today’s Meddler’s meeting it was Roger Luebkeman’s turn to address the audience and give his presentation as to why he is the best candidate for the upcoming Auburn City Council election. The Meddlers is an open forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce every Tuesday morning…

Auburn Transient Flees Officers, Runs Into Three Woman

Auburn Transient Flees Officers, Runs Into Three Woman

A woman was arrested after leading deputies on a foot chase in Auburn, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. Vanessa Mielke, 32, a transient from Auburn, was booked into the Placer County Jail on charges of assault, resisting arrest and violation of probation, officials said. There were also warrants…

Nevada County Teacher Arrested For Sexual Misconduct

Nevada County Teacher Arrested For Sexual Misconduct

A former Nevada County teacher, who lives in Foresthill, was arrested and accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage boy beginning in 2015, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. Detectives began investigating Gina Holbrook, 45, on Sept. 30 for an unlawful sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy, deputies…