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New Security Cameras And Uptick In Ridership For Three Local Rail Stations

New Security Cameras And Uptick In Ridership For Three Local Rail Stations

Three Capital Corridor rail stations in Placer County, including Roseville’s, will be receiving a new security camera system. The commuter rail service said last week that installation of cameras and surveillance equipment should be completed at Roseville, Rocklin, Auburn and Suisun stations by the year’s end. The security enhancements come…

Record Breaking Rainfall Among Other Reasons Result In Sharp Increase In Hyrdopower Generation

Record Breaking Rainfall Among Other Reasons Result In Sharp Increase In Hyrdopower Generation

The Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors recently received an update on 2017 Middle Fork Project hydropower generation. Midway through the year, the forecast for year-end generation is 1,435,000 megawatt hours (MWhrs). This forecast represents a 79 percent increase over the 800,000 MWhrs anticipated in 2017. The uptick…

El Dorado Hills Teens Suspected Of Starting Latrobe Fire

El Dorado Hills Teens Suspected Of Starting Latrobe Fire

Cal Fire law enforcement officers, in conjunction with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, arrested two El Dorado Hills men on suspicion of recklessly causing the Latrobe Fire on July 26. Jacob Place, 18 and Maxwell Goldsworthy, 18 were booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Thursday, Aug. 3. The…

Potters Will Host Chico Heat In Tonights Opening Game For Summer 2017 Playoffs

Potters Will Host Chico Heat In Tonights Opening Game For Summer 2017 Playoffs

The Lincoln Potters will host the Chico Heat tonight in the first-ever Great West League playoff game at McBean Stadium. The Heat beat the Marysville Gold Sox on Friday night to secure second place in the Great West League and home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The…

Cost Of Living Wage Increase Approved For Placer County Workers

Cost Of Living Wage Increase Approved For Placer County Workers

Placer County workers are on track to begin receiving cost-of-living wage increases this month thanks to a new agreement approved last week. The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a new, 5-year labor agreement with the Placer Public Employees Organization on July 25. The agreement authorizes 4 percent wage increases…

Placer Sheriff’s Office Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts, Warns Of Scam

Placer Sheriff’s Office Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts, Warns Of Scam

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

DWR To Make Major Flood Protection Announcement

DWR To Make Major Flood Protection Announcement

Today, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with officials from the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and State, federal and local elected officials, will hold a press conference to mark a major milestone in the effort to protect Californians from the risk of…

Arrest Of The Mad Teriyaki Grill Owner In Rocklin Related To Child Molestation

Arrest Of The Mad Teriyaki Grill Owner In Rocklin Related To Child Molestation

A Rocklin restaurant owner has been arrested and accused of child molestation. 53-year old Ronald Maestas had a million dollar warrant out for his arrest was apprehended last week by the Rocklin Police Department. Maestas is accused of molesting a child under the age of 14 in Riverside County, according…

Tennessee Man Arrested In Placer County Was On States Most Wanted List

Tennessee Man Arrested In Placer County Was On States Most Wanted List

On the lam for not registering as a sex offender in Tennessee, a 78-year-old man was arrested in Placer County after parents grew concerned about a man hanging out at kids’ baseball games. A Placer County Sheriff’s Office report said parents became suspicious of George Frederick Matson and his intentions…

Transient Man Arrested For Exposing Himself At Local Library… Again….

Transient Man Arrested For Exposing Himself At Local Library… Again….

On July 27th, 2017, Placerville Police Officers were called to the Placerville Library around 10 am, in regards to a male subject exposing himself. Officers arrived at the library and learned that Gabriel Armenta had approached a young mom and her 18 month old daughter. He started speaking to them…