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NID Canal Damage 15 Customers Still Without Service

NID Canal Damage 15 Customers Still Without Service

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15 NID customers on the South Yuba Canal are getting irrigation water trucked to their locations after a large tree knocked down in the heavy winds on Nov 22nd, crushed the wooden flumes that carry water in the  Cascade, Snow Mountain, Cement Hill, Red Hill, Willow Valley, and Upper Grass…

Drugs Wrapped as Birthday Gift Discovered by Sheriff’s K-9

Drugs Wrapped as Birthday Gift Discovered by Sheriff’s K-9

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A Placer County Sheriff’s narcotics-certified dog sniffed out a wrapped birthday gift with more than two pounds of methamphetamine inside late Wednesday night in Auburn, sending two out-of-towners to jail. Dena Erwin Public Information Officer explains the Deputy pulled the car over for a vehicle code violation and the K-9…

Combie Power Pole Hit 5th Time in 2 years

Combie Power Pole Hit 5th Time in 2 years

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Bear River Students and Commuters leaving Lake of the Pines had a slow drive on Combie Road Tuesday morning because for the 3rd time this year and the 5th time over the past 2 years a driver has hit the power pole that sits just right of the fog line…

County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Most Placer County offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thur., Nov. 28, and Fri., Nov. 29, 2013. All emergency services will be staffed normally. County offices will open again on the morning of Mon., Dec. 2 for regular business hours.…

No Parking on the Roadway Shoulders in Winter

No Parking on the Roadway Shoulders in Winter

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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is reminding all visitors and locals that between November 1 and May 1 there is no parking on the roadway shoulders. There are hundreds of no parking signs posted on the roadways and subdivisions and we respectfully request they be adhered to. We want all…

Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner Needs Volunteers

Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner Needs Volunteers

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The Auburn Salvation Army is once again understating the feast of Thanksgiving for the Auburn Community. Lt Justin Salvation Army says they love to bring the Auburn Community together. Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner 1 Auburn residents from all walks of life join in the annual event, this is the 21st…

Auburn Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday

Auburn Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday

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Auburn resident Nick Willick has taken up the challenge of decorating the Christmas tree in Central Square this year. Willick is a self professed Christmas Junkie and says he just loves it.                 Nick Willick on Tree Decorating Willick says he thought the tree needed a little help so he had…

Auburn Elks Public Safety Awards Presented

Auburn Elks Public Safety Awards Presented

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It was a full house at the Auburn Elks Lodge on Pine Street Thursday night for the Annual Public Safety awards dinner, recognizing police, fire and other first responders in our community. Auburn Police Officer Chris Forman was awarded the Officer of the Year Award. This was the 2nd year…

ARD Puts Off Decision on Bike Park Location

ARD Puts Off Decision on Bike Park Location

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After all the lead up to the ARD Board meeting Thursday night to pick one of 3 locations for the proposed bicycle Pump Track, the board removed the item from the agenda. Kahl Muscott, District Administrator for ARD says the board didn’t feel the agenda item was ready to leave…

WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER SENTENCED TO STATE PRISON

WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER SENTENCED TO STATE PRISON

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Former Whitey High School teacher Matthew Scott Yamamoto of Rocklin was sentenced today to four years and eight months in state prison by the Honorable Michael Jones in Department 43 of the Placer County Superior Court. Judge Jones also ordered that Yamamoto must register as a sex offender for the…