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PCWA Gets State Grant for Boardman Canal Improvements

PCWA Gets State Grant for Boardman Canal Improvements

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The Placer County Water Agency has received a $443,750 state grant to improve portions of the Boardman Canal in a remote area above Colfax, it was announced at Thursday’s (Aug. 1) meeting of the PCWA Board of Directors. Director of Field Services Mike Nichol said the funding will be used…

Placer Search and Rescue Fundraising

Placer Search and Rescue Fundraising

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The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county, beginning in Lake Tahoe. This year, Search and Rescue is hoping to purchase mobile communications equipment for the Lake Tahoe area. Search and Rescue volunteers donate thousands of hours each year…

Nevada County Fair Opens Today

Nevada County Fair Opens Today

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The Nevada County Fair Opens today with Scholar day. Hundreds of Honor role Students from throughout Nevada County will be going to the fair and enjoying free entry, discounts on rides and attractions. Ocean Tober is a straight A student at Magnolia Intermediate Student who has received the Scholar Student…

Super Porky has been Stolen

Super Porky has been Stolen

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Super Porky, the large wooden pink pig with a blue cape that was hanging as the mascot for the Flying Pig Barbeque was stolen Friday night August 2nd after 9:30 in the evening from the front entrance of the760 Lincoln way Restaurant in Auburn. Super Porky was hanging from a…

APD Arrest Made in Series of Residential Burglaries in Auburn

APD Arrest Made in Series of Residential Burglaries in Auburn

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An Arrest has been made in a series of residential burglaries in Auburn. The Auburn Police Department released a statement saying Patrol Officers from the Auburn Police Department were following up on leads in the Colonial Village Apartments, into the recent string of burglaries that occurred in several locations in…

Placer County Wins People Choice at Fair

Placer County Wins People Choice at Fair

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Visitors at the 2013 California State Fair selected Placer County’s exhibit to receive a coveted People’s Choice Award. People’s Choice Awards are presented to the best overall, most fun and most educational exhibits. The awards are particularly prestigious because the winners are the exhibits that receive the most votes from…

Auburn PD National Night Out

Auburn PD National Night Out

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The Auburn Police Department has teamed up with the Auburn Recreation Department for this year’s National Night Out event this afternoon in Auburn. The National Night Out movement aims to build partnerships between police and the communities they protect. Paula Leahy with the Auburn Police department shares some of the…

CHP I-80 Challenge a Success

CHP I-80 Challenge a Success

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The Iowa State Patrol invited the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to  join agencies from 10 other states to embark on a lifesaving challenge to prevent fatalities on Interstate 80 (I-80) during an eight-day period from July 24-31, 2013.  Newcastle CHP Officer David Martinez says the effort was a success with…

El Dorado Forest Weekend Fires

El Dorado Forest Weekend Fires

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4 fires burned in the El Dorado National Forest over the weekend. Fortunately they were kept small according to El Dorado National Forest Public Information Officer Frank Mosbacker.             El Dorado Fires 1 The fire was in steep, rugged, inaccessible terrain. There was no threat to the communities of Big Creek…

Bear River Trail Topic of Canyon Keepers Meeting

Bear River Trail Topic of Canyon Keepers Meeting

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On Tuesday, August 6, Canyon Keepers members and guests will hear a presentation describing efforts to create the Bear River Trail, a potential landmark recreational asset that will follow the river many miles heading west from Bear Valley near Highway 20. Guest John Gardiner will speak on behalf of the…