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Anonymous Donor Supports Anderson Statue

Anonymous Donor Supports Anderson Statue

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The Auburn City council meeting was short and sweet with the agenda addressed in under a half hour. The council resolved to adopt the Memorandum of Understanding between the Auburn police Officers and Association and the City of Auburn for the period of July 1, 2012 thru June 30th of…

Placer BOS Approves Budget

Placer BOS Approves Budget

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The Placer county Board of Supervisors approved a county Operating fund budget of just under 721 million dollars.  There was no public comment on the county Budget plan and the Supervisors have been working toward this final budget for many months had only words on appreciation for staff who managed…

CHP Taking Applications for 3 Days Only This Week

CHP Taking Applications for 3 Days Only This Week

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications on-line for 3 days only. Applications will only be accepted online during a three-day period beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013.  This brief application period marks the second time in…

Auburn Gas Station Site Cleared by Water Quality Board

Auburn Gas Station Site Cleared by Water Quality Board

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It’s been 20 years since the underground fuel tanks were removed from the site of Phillips 66 station in Auburn. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board sent out a public notice to neighbors of the 1050 Lincoln Way property that is currently being used as a parking lot across…

PCWA Concerned Over PG&E Reorganization Plans

PCWA Concerned Over PG&E Reorganization Plans

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The Placer County Water Agency is expressing serious concerns over a Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) plan to reorganize operations of the PG&E Drum-Spaulding Project, which is a sole source of water for many Placer County residents. PCWA Director of Resource Development Andy Fecko on Thursday (Sept. 5) briefed…

American Fire Still Active

American Fire Still Active

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With full containment of the American Fire, down staffing and a change in focus is occurring in area in and around Foresthill where the fire began on September 10th. Jane LaBoa is a public information officer on the American Fire and says the fire is still considered active as fuels…

Credit Card Thieves Arrested

Credit Card Thieves Arrested

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Two suspects alleged to have stolen credit cards and attempted to use them at area stores, have been arrested by a Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy. One female and one male suspect were stopped for erratic driving on Taylor Road in Loomis. Dena Irwin, Public Information Officer for the Placer county…

Cal-Fire Fire Fees Due

Cal-Fire Fire Fees Due

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The controversial Cal-Fire Fee bills are in the mail. This is the 2nd year the fee has been levied on property owners in the state. 2 years ago 50 million dollars were taken from the Cal-Fire budget and put into the state’s general fund to shore up deficits in a…

Adventure Auburn

Adventure Auburn

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Adventure Auburn was the event to be at today, Saturday September 7th. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Auburn State Recreation Area and other agencies came together to put on a day of fun outdoor activities highlighting the Confluence of the American River in Auburn California. The…

Cause of Rim Fire Released

Cause of Rim Fire Released

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Fire investigators believe they have found the cause of the Rim Fire burning in Yosemite National Park. Ray Mooney, Is the Pacific Southwest Region, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Forest Service.             Rim Fire cause 1 Mooney says no arrested have been made and Mooney wants to squelch rumors associated…