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The National Veteran’s Awareness Ride Takes Off From Auburn On Wednesday

The National Veteran’s Awareness Ride Takes Off From Auburn On Wednesday

Approximately 100 motorcycle riders taking part in the National Veterans Awareness Ride will take nearly 10 days to journey across America.  The 2,600-mile ride leaves Wednesday from Auburn and should hit Washington, DC for Memorial Day festivities. Along the rout, riders will visit veteran’s hospitals and homes to spend time…

World Famous Bike Race Returns To The Sierra Nevada With A Tour Of The Foothills

World Famous Bike Race Returns To The Sierra Nevada With A Tour Of The Foothills

The second stage of the Amgen Tour of California professional bicycle race starts in Nevada City today. The Tour’s second stage takes riders on a 120.4-mile course beginning in  Nevada City, through Grass Valley, Auburn, Cool, El Dorado Hills and eventually ending in Lodi. The course will take riders on…

Local Man Missing For Two Years Still A Mystery

Local Man Missing For Two Years Still A Mystery

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday, that they are looking for a Washington man who has been been missing for over two years. Investigators said that 53-yr-old, Christopher Lance Coggin, was last seen in the Town of Washington on or around February 21, 2013. According to a Sheriff’s…

The Search Is On For Bay Area Family Missing In Mountains Since Tuesday

The Search Is On For Bay  Area Family Missing In Mountains Since Tuesday

Sierra County search parties are searching for a man and his 3- and 5-year-old children, who have been missing since Tuesday.  The three were in the mountains on a family camping trip.  They were last seen leaving a campsite, as reported by other family members, in a 2015 black Toyota…

El Dorado Deputies Serve Arrest Warrant And Discover Residents In Procession Of Much More

El Dorado Deputies Serve Arrest Warrant And Discover Residents In Procession Of Much More

A couple from rural Georgetown was arrested after deputies located drugs inside their motor home. Deputies were originally serving a felony warrant on 28-year-old Lainey Porter when the discovery took place. According to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, Porter was caught running from the scene, but soon came to…

Gorilla Masked Thief Still At Large

Gorilla Masked Thief Still At Large

The Citrus Heights Police Department needs your help in locating both the victim and the suspect in a possible robbery that happened on April 20th. Detectives found evidence on a surveillance of a strong-arm robbery of a victim’s bicycle, by a suspect wearing a gorilla mask. There is a possibility…

South Lake Tahoe Police Cite Three Clerks/Stores For Selling Alcohol To Minors

South Lake Tahoe Police Cite Three Clerks/Stores For Selling Alcohol To Minors

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department used a minor decoy to cite three clerks for selling alcohol to minors during a sting operation. The SLPD has been conducting compliance checks recently to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. The three female store employees working during the Shoulder Tap sting…

Placer County Waits To See What The State Will Do On Banning Marijuana Grows

Placer County Waits To See What The State Will Do On Banning Marijuana Grows

The Placer County Board of Supervisors made a decision at Tuesday’s Board meeting that they would use the wait-and-see approach on whether or not to regulate the cultivation of medical marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county. The board expressed no interest in banning the cultivation of medical marijuana, but…

Rafters Get Ready, Placer County Water Agency Releases Recreation Flow Schedule

Rafters Get Ready, Placer County Water Agency Releases Recreation Flow Schedule

With whitewater rafting season rapidly approaching, Placer County Water Agency issued its 2015 recreational flow release schedule. PCWA will structure its Middle Fork American River Project releases to provide for its customers’ water needs and produce hydroelectric energy on a schedule that supports whitewater recreation in the Middle Fork of…

Crash In Canyon Sends One Man To Hospital

Crash In Canyon Sends One Man To Hospital

At 8:53 on Tuesday  morning an accident occurred one mile south of Auburn on Hwy 49 in the canyon.  A 1996 Chevy SUV was driving up the canyon when he attempted to pass another car in the passing lane.  For unknown reasons, according to The California Highway Patrol officer on…