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Please Help, Don’t Give

Please Help, Don’t Give

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Auburn Police Officers and Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies gathered in the Elm Shopping Center in Auburn to kick off the “Please help don’t give:” campaign to end panhandling in the area.  Chief John Ruffcorn working with the City of Auburn and our local non-profit organizations that work with disadvantaged residents…

Lake Tahoe Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Lake Tahoe Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

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A man wanted in connection with two Lake Tahoe bank robberies was apprehended in Reno, Nevada yesterday. Detectives from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, North Lake Tahoe station, with assistance from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI, arrested James Patrick Harnett, 49, of San Francisco at 5 p.m.,…

Out of the Darkness Fundraiser Walk

Out of the Darkness Fundraiser Walk

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“Out of the darkness”, is a 3-mile fundraising walk coming up the morning of November 2nd at the ARD Overlook Park at 855 pacific Ave in Auburn. The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of asking for help if you are considering suicide or…

Proposed Placer County 211 Service Moves Forward

Proposed Placer County 211 Service Moves Forward

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The Board of Supervisors want to look a bit deeper into a County Wide 211 service. The service is designed to be a one stop for those looking for a variety of services the county offers from non-profit organizations to county government offices and more. Board Chairman Holmes says Placer…

Please Help, Don’t Give Campaign

Please Help, Don’t Give Campaign

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“Please help, don’t give” is the City of Auburn’s Campaign to deter the generous citizens of Auburn from giving money to panhandlers. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has joined with the Auburn Police Dept. and many non-profit groups to encourage people to NOT give money to panhandlers, but instead give…

National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week

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Every year in California firefighters respond to residential structure fires that take lives and cause millions of dollars in damage.  From October 6-12, this year, CAL FIRE is teaming with the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) for Fire Prevention Week to educate Californians on the simple steps they can take…

Sacto Sending Placer Sups to Great Britain

Sacto Sending Placer Sups to Great Britain

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors is sending 2 board members to Great Britain to visit with Universality Representatives about bringing a 4-year university to Placer County. Chairman Jim Holmes says the County is in need of a 4-year University. BOS Travel The Board of Supervisors approved a trip to…

Seniors First Budget Threatened by Feds

Seniors First Budget Threatened by Feds

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The non-profit senior services program, Placer County Seniors First, put out a News Release Monday stating they will have to suspend services, create or expand waiting lists for meals on Wheels, cut the number of meals delivered or days the service is available. The release says this is due to…

7-year old Donates Piggy Bank for Shelter

7-year old Donates Piggy Bank for Shelter

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Julia Jordan is the Executive Director of the Grass Valley Downtown Association. Julia is a champion of the Hospitality House, a permanent shelter for more than 50 local homeless who need the basics of a roof over their head, food on the table, a bed to sleep in and people…

Small Business mPower Meeting Tuesday

Small Business mPower Meeting Tuesday

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To learn how to improve customer loyalty and marketability while saving money, conserving energy, and creating jobs, business owners are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar, “How to Go Green with Low-Interest Financing and More,” on Tuesday, October 8th, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., at the North Tahoe…