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Placer Superior Court Seeks Volunteers For Grand Jury

Placer Superior Court Seeks Volunteers For Grand Jury

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Applications are now being accepted for interested citizens of Placer County to serve on the Grand Jury for the next term. The one-year term begins on July 1, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2016. Considered applicants must be a United States citizen who is at least 18 years of…

Man Who Attacked Early Morning Jogger Arrested

Man Who Attacked Early Morning Jogger Arrested

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  On Friday, Roseville Police Department announced detectives made an arrest in an early morning attack on a runner late last month. At about 5:20 a.m. February 25th, a woman was attacked while she was running on a trail in the Highland Reserve neighborhood of Roseville. A man later identified…

Auburn Police and Auburn Recreation Want Your Input In Making Parks Safer

Auburn Police and Auburn Recreation Want Your Input In Making Parks Safer

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The Auburn Police Department and the Auburn Recreation District are jointly hosting a community meeting to discuss safety in parks in the City of Auburn.  The meeting takes place on March 16th at 6 p.m. at City Hall.  Discussion at the meeting will cover:  •Background information on the parks in the…

Man Found Shot To Death On Popular Bike Trail

Man Found Shot To Death On Popular Bike Trail

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Sacramento Police investigators found the body of a man in his 30’s on Thursday.  The victim lay still with multiple gunshot wounds along a popular bike trail in Sacramento. The American River bike trail is popular with riders taking off from Placer County. There were reports of shots being fired…

Roseville Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scams

Roseville Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scams

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The Roseville Police Department is putting out a warning about new phone scams that are being reported. With the tax deadline approaching, this seasonal scam, is dubbed the “IRS Arrest” scam. Scores of such attempted scams are reported each month to Roseville Police. The caller pretends to be a collector…

A look Into The Auburn Police Department

A look Into The Auburn Police Department

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The Auburn Police Citizen’s Awareness Academy just finished their second week. The free program is full of valuable information on how the department is run, and how you can go about protecting yourself by being aware. The 11-week program started on February 25th, with 20 plus citizens eager with questions…

Sierra College Grass Valley Hosts An Evening Discussing Forest Fires And Its Benefits

Sierra College Grass Valley Hosts An Evening Discussing Forest Fires And Its Benefits

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As the California drought continues, with the severity deemed extreme or exceptional, Californian’s are bracing for an early and intense fire season. Understanding forest fires and the devastation, is one aspect, but the benefits is another, and both are topics of the next Sierra Science Series presentation at the in…

Auburn Transient Arrested For Harassment and Drug Procession

Auburn Transient Arrested For Harassment and Drug Procession

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Tuesday afternoon, Placer County sheriff’s deputies made an arrest of a known local transient after PCSO received numerous phone calls from a North Auburn medical office on Professional Drive. Frank Harold Santos, 56 was reportedly harassing patients and following them even after he was asked by the doctor’s office repeatedly…

Last Weekend’s Snow Storm Was Only A Drop In The Bucket For Snow Survey

Last Weekend’s Snow Storm Was Only A Drop In The Bucket For Snow Survey

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The California Department of Water Resources carried out the winter’s third survey of the Sierra Nevada’s snow pack and officials described the results as “pretty grim”. The measurement on Tuesday shows that the water content of the snow in the Sierra is less than one inch. Typically there should be…

Women’s Fund Grant Proposals Are Due March 9th

Women’s Fund Grant Proposals Are Due March 9th

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Women’s Fund El Dorado (WFED) is reminding anyone interested in applying for grants from Western Slope nonprofits that grant proposals are due no later than March 9th. A total of $60,000 is available in 2015, with $45,000 going to organizations aimed at “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty.” Additionally, Impact Grants…