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WPWMA to Host 7th Annual Community Meeting Oct. 17th

WPWMA to Host 7th Annual Community Meeting Oct. 17th

The Western Placer Waste Management Authority will host its seventh annual community meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. to discuss odors and other operational issues of importance to local residents. The meeting will be held at the WPWMA’s offices at 3033 Fiddyment Road near the corner of Athens Avenue…

Free Medication Take-Back at 13 Placer County Locations Oct. 28

Free Medication Take-Back at 13 Placer County Locations Oct. 28

A free medication take-back event will take place at 13 locations throughout Placer County on Saturday, Oct. 28. Local law enforcement in collaboration with the Coalition for Placer Youth, the Coalition for Auburn and Lincoln Youth, the Rx Drug Safety Placer Nevada Coalition, public health entities and local schools, will…

Whitney Ranch Charitable Foundation To Recieve Allstate Helping Hands Grant

Whitney Ranch Charitable Foundation To Recieve Allstate Helping Hands Grant

Allstate agency owners and financial specialists from the Sacramento area will come together to secure an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grant to benefit Whitney Ranch Charitable Foundation. The grant will support the nonprofit organization’s mission to help support families in need in the Placer county area that are battling breast…

Cameron Park Man Was 1 of the 59 Killed In Sunday’s Las Vegas Massacre

Cameron Park Man Was 1 of the 59 Killed In Sunday’s Las Vegas Massacre

A Cameron Park man was one of the dozens of people killed Sunday night in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. On Monday night, community members gathered to remember Kurt Von Tillow who was 55 years old. Earlier in the day, a procession of golf carts traveled from the Cameron…

Downtown Loomis Facelift Completion Expected Before Eggplant Festival

Downtown Loomis Facelift Completion Expected Before Eggplant Festival

The 30th annual Loomis Eggplant Festival will take place October 7th at the Train Depot parking lot, at the corner of Horseshoe Bar and Taylor Roads from 10 am to 5 pm., with events spread from the High Hand Nursery to the Blue Goose Historic Fruit Shed on Taylor Rd.…

Placer Superior Court Presiding Judge and Assistant Presiding Judge Election

Placer Superior Court Presiding Judge and Assistant Presiding Judge Election

The Judges of the Superior Court of Placer County unanimously voted on, September 27, 2017, to re-elect the Honorable Alan V. Pineschi as Presiding Judge and to elect the Honorable Eugene S. Gini, Jr. as Assistant Presiding Judge. The Presiding Judge and Assistant Presiding Judge serve a two-year term, to…

Recycling Rates Soar At Eastern Placer Sorting Facility After Improvements

Recycling Rates Soar At Eastern Placer Sorting Facility After Improvements

Recovery of recyclable materials at Placer County’s sorting facility near Truckee has soared after a $1.2 million investment in new equipment. With the completed upgrades in place by October 2015, the first full operational fiscal year ended in June. When compared to the year prior to the improvements, recovery of…

Inspiration Swirling At Recovery Happens 2017

Inspiration Swirling At Recovery Happens 2017

Each person standing in the circle took their turn on the microphone: “Six months.” “Forty years.” “Ten days.” Some had just begun a journey to recovery from substance use or mental illness, while others had been on this road for a long time. Combined, the attendees at “Recovery Happens” —…

Rocklin Police Officer Released On 100k Bail After Being Charged With 3 Felonies

Rocklin Police Officer Released On 100k Bail After Being Charged With 3 Felonies

A Rocklin police officer is out on bail Wednesday after being charged with assault with a deadly weapon during a DUI arrest. Officer Brad Alford, a 15-year veteran of the Rocklin Police Department, is accused of using his baton on a suspect, 22-year-old Emilio Perez-Chavez, during an arrest Sunday at…

Underage Drinking Highlights Placer Youth Commission Press Conference

Underage Drinking Highlights Placer Youth Commission Press Conference

Youth-led press conference highlighting youth advocacy and prevention of underage drinking and other drug use took place this morning at Placer High School. The press conference brought attention to the passing of a Social Host Ordinance in the City of Auburn and how youth leaders are creatively partnering with Coalition…