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Fentanyl Laced Norco Pill Claims Seventh Victim

Fentanyl Laced Norco Pill Claims Seventh Victim

A seventh person has died of a fentanyl overdose in Sacramento County. Family confirms that Jerome Butler, who was in a coma with liver and kidney failure after taking a fentanyl pill, was taken off life support on Wednesday afternoon. Natasha Butler, his mother, says it started on Friday when her son purchased…

Phillip’s Station Snowpack At 97% Of Yearly Average

Phillip’s Station Snowpack At 97% Of Yearly Average

California’s statewide snowpack usually reaches its peak depth and water content each year around the first of April, after which the snow begins to melt as the sun’s path across the sky moves a little further north each day. Therefore, conditions today were just about as good as they’re going…

Pedestrian Vs. Car Fatality On Westbound I-80 In Roseville

Pedestrian Vs. Car Fatality On Westbound I-80 In Roseville

If you are making the trip down the hill into Sacramento this morning, you are going to want to avoid Westbound Interstate 80 in the Roseville area. At 5:30 this morning a pedestrian walked onto I-80 near the Highway 65 exit and was struck by a passing vehicle. The pedestrian lost their…

California WaterFix Could Impact Our States Water Quality

California WaterFix Could Impact Our States Water Quality

The California Department of Water Resources announced today an agreement with the Contra Costa Water District related to potential water quality impacts to its water supply in the event California WaterFix is built. Under the agreement, when California WaterFix becomes operational, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) would deliver a…

Jefferson Committee Invites All Residents To Attend A Special Town Hall Meeting

Jefferson Committee Invites All Residents To Attend A Special Town Hall Meeting

Twenty one rural Northern California Counties have filed declarations with the State Legislature and Secretary of State, seeking equal representation. In the last few months, there has been greater media attention about the State of Jefferson movement, but many questions and some confusion remains about the support for this movement.…

Litter From Liquefied Cannabis Production Found In Rollins Lake

Litter From Liquefied Cannabis Production Found In Rollins Lake

Hundreds of canisters of butane was found in Rollins Lake near Colfax. The canisters are believed to be from a honey oil production lab used to produce liquefied cannabis. At a meeting last week, 448 canisters were brought in to show the Grass Valley District Board room how dire the…

March 30 Snow Survey Will Help Reveal State’s Water Health

March 30 Snow Survey Will Help Reveal State’s Water Health

California’s snowpack usually reaches its peak in the early spring each year near the first of April. Melting of the snowpack increases as the sun’s path across the sky moves a little northward each day and solar radiation intensifies on the ground. Snowpack surveys by the Department of Water Resource…

Newcastle Road Overcrossing Closure And Lift Dates

Newcastle Road Overcrossing Closure And Lift Dates

Construction crews will close the Newcastle Road Overcrossing on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 4 p.m. to begin preparing the structure. The overcrossing is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Interstate 80 at Newcastle Road in Newcastle is scheduled to be closed to all traffic overnight for six hours…

FBI Seeks Help In Identifying Placer County Bank Robber

FBI Seeks Help In Identifying Placer County Bank Robber

The FBI needs your help identifying a man who is suspected of robbing three Placer County banks. The man presented tellers with a note demanding money and threatened that he had a weapon. The man is described as white, 40 to 50 years old, 5-foot-10 to 6-foot-3 in height, weighing 230 to 250 pounds…

Spring Is Ideal Time To Have PG&E Conduct Free Gas Appliance Safety Inspections

Spring Is Ideal Time To Have PG&E Conduct Free Gas Appliance Safety Inspections

As Californians begin to tackle their spring cleaning checklists, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges its customers to add gas appliances to the list with a free inspection from the utility. “We’re always thinking about our customers’ safety.  Gas appliances have been working hard all winter long, and spring…