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NID Pump Station Wins Engineering Award

NID Pump Station Wins Engineering Award

  A new pump station on the DS Canal above Nevada City has earned the Nevada Irrigation District a Project of the Year Award from the Sacramento Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). NID Engineering Manager Gary D. King and Project Engineer Adrian Schneider accepted the award at…

Mandatory Evacuations In Place In Winters As 4,000 Acres Burn

Mandatory Evacuations In Place In Winters As 4,000 Acres Burn

A 4,000-acre wildfire along Highway 128 in Winters prompted evacuations Tuesday, Cal Fire said. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Canyon Creek Resort and Golden Bear Estates, which is being evacuated for the third year in a row. An evacuation center is set up at the Winters Public Safety Center at…

Out-Of-State Couple Arrested In Lake Tahoe For Manufacturing Credit Cards

Out-Of-State Couple Arrested In Lake Tahoe For Manufacturing Credit Cards

  The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested an out-of-state couple on July 28 and July 29 on several charges after they manufactured and used counterfeit credit cards at the Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe. Jason Paul Bourquin, 24, of Washington, and Natasha Newlun, 26, of Alaska, used the illegal cards to check into the luxury…

Citrus Heights New City Hall Set to Open Next Tuesday

Citrus Heights New City Hall Set to Open Next Tuesday

Citrus Heights city offices will be closed from Friday through Aug. 8 as staff members move from temporary quarters into the newly constructed City Hall at 6360 Fountain Square Drive. Thursday will be the last day of business at 7927 Auburn Blvd., in the Grand Oaks shopping center. City offices…

Society For The Blind Receives $10,000 From City Of Roseville

Society For The Blind Receives $10,000 From City Of Roseville

The city of Roseville recently loaned a helping hand to the Society for the Blind in Sacramento in the form of a $10,000 grant from the city’s Citizen’s Benefit Fund. The money is expected to improve much-needed transportation services for Roseville residents to the society’s Sacramento facility, as well as…

Caltrans Announces New Road Projects For Placer And Sierra Counties

Caltrans Announces New Road Projects For Placer And Sierra Counties

  News from Caltrans for this week. Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Sierra College Boulevard to Newcastle Road: Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures and on-ramp closures from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. through Saturday for bridge and paving work, specifically the Newcastle Road ramps. Motorists also…

Names Of Tuolumne County Plane Crash Victims Released

Names Of Tuolumne County Plane Crash Victims Released

The four people killed in a plane crash in Tuolumne County were identified Friday, the sheriff’s department said. Daniel Kruetzfeldt, 43, was a commercial pilot and was accompanied by his wife Kristen Kruetzfeldt, 44, who was seated in the left back seat of the twin-engine Cessna 310 plane. Claude Chandler, 69, who…

El Dorado Man Arrested For El Dorado County Bank Robbery

El Dorado Man Arrested For El Dorado County Bank Robbery

  On Monday, the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old David Jarrell, for the robbery of the US Bank on White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. Based on the investigation by the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office, detectives believe Jarrell is responsible for multiple bank robberies throughout the region as…

20-Acre Fire Burning Behind Sonora Car Dealership

20-Acre Fire Burning Behind Sonora Car Dealership

  Fire crews are working Friday to fully contain a 20-acre grass fire that lit up the night sky behind a car dealership in Sonora. The vegetation fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. at Sullivan Creek behind the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Dealership. The forward rate of spread has…

PG&E Asking Residents To Conserve Energy During Heat Wave

PG&E Asking Residents To Conserve Energy During Heat Wave

  The California Independent System Operation (CAISO) has declared a statewide Flex Alert, called for conservation yesterday due to high energy demand during this period of extreme heat. The ISO is asking for energy conservation, particularly during peak hours between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. PG&E urges their customers to conserve…