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Are You Serious About Finding Grant Money?

Are You Serious About Finding Grant Money?

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If you or someone you know is one of the hundreds of dedicated volunteers or staff members of one of Auburn’s local nonprofit organizations, the City can provide you access at no cost to an online grants research tool. Over the next year, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)…

Avoid the 7 DUI Check Point

Avoid the 7 DUI Check Point

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7 Placer County Law Enforcement Agencies have come together with a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety to conduct saturation patrols and DUI check points beginning last weekend  through the Labor Day weekend. Auburn Police Officer and drug recognition expert Chris Forman is managing the grant and tells drivers…

American Fire Tuesday Update

American Fire Tuesday Update

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On the extreme south end, firefighters began building a very steep hand line today, which descends to the river. The west side of the fire was relatively inactive. Mop-up is occurring in this area, which involves checking the interior of the fire to ensure no hot spots remain that may…

Cause of American Fire Investigated

Cause of American Fire Investigated

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The U.S. Forest Service, Cal-Fire, Placer County Sheriff’s Office, The Placer County Air Quality Control Office and others held an information meeting Monday night in Foresthill to update the public on the plan for containing the American Fire. When questioned about the possible cause of the fire, Tahoe National Forest…

Placer Sheriff’s Deputy Traffic Stop Leads to Big Bust

Placer Sheriff’s Deputy Traffic Stop Leads to Big Bust

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A routine traffic stop by Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies led to an arrest that included a large amount of guns, money, drugs and more. Late Thursday night August 15th a Placer County Deputy pulled a vehicle over that was driving erratically on I-80 at Bell Road. The Deputy began questioning…

Machado Orchards Celebrates 90 Years

Machado Orchards Celebrates 90 Years

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Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting kicked off with a celebration. Gary and Shawnie Machado of Machado Orchards received a commendation from the Board celebrating 90 years in business in Placer County. Shawnie says it all began when Gary’s grandfather bought a pear orchard all those years ago.              Machado Orchards…

Meeting to Update Public on American Fire Tonight

Meeting to Update Public on American Fire Tonight

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The public is invited to an American Fire update meeting at the Foresthill Veteran’s Memorial Hall at 24601 Harrison Street in Foresthill beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. The American Fire burning in heavy fuels on extreme slopes about 10 air miles northeast of the community of Foresthill, California, and eight…

American Fire Continues to Grow Sunday

American Fire Continues to Grow Sunday

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The American Fire burning in heavy fuels on extreme slopes about 10 air miles northeast of the community of Foresthill, California, and eight air miles south of Interstate 80 has grown to 13,750 acres with 49% containment. The Robinson Flat Campground is closed. The Tahoe National Forest has issued a…

American Fire Crosses Foreshill Divide Road into the Whisky Hill Area

American Fire Crosses Foreshill Divide Road into the Whisky Hill Area

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The forest service estimates the fire size at 11, 950 acres with 45% containment and 1396 personnel dedicated. The American Fire burning in heavy fuels on very steep slopes about eight miles from the community of Foresthill, California has grown to 9,726 acres. Today the fire crossed the Foreshill Divide…

AMBER Alert activated in Placer, Nevada, El Dorado Counties and more in California

AMBER Alert activated in Placer, Nevada, El Dorado Counties and more in California

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An AMBER Alert is being activated in California by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the Elko Police Department in Elko County, Nevada. The AMBER Alert is in effect in the following California Counties: Sierra, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara,…