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$50,000 Loader Machine Is Found In Ophir

$50,000 Loader Machine Is Found In Ophir

Mike Cueno’s missing loader is no longer missing. The 40,000 pound machine stolen from Hungry Hollow Road in Lincoln has turned up about a week after it was stolen, 8 miles away in Ophir. The loader was discovered early Saturday morning on Fawn Hill Drive near Wise Road after a…

Placer County Board of Supervisors Vote Yes On Two Major Homeless Issues

Placer County Board of Supervisors Vote Yes On Two Major Homeless Issues

Today the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted on two major aspects to the temporary homeless shelter that is currently in North Auburn. The first of those two was for the shelter site to be granted a extension of time at its current location, with a cap on the temporary…

Placer County Exploring A Possible Meat-Processing Plant

Placer County Exploring A Possible Meat-Processing Plant

Placer County livestock producers are exploring a possible meat-processing plant near Sheridan. Using a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and $50,000 from Placer County, the ranchers will study the feasibility of such a plant, targeted at cattle, pork and potentially other livestock. Placer County signed the agreement…

Placer Supervisors Take On Homeless Shelter Extension

Placer Supervisors Take On Homeless Shelter Extension

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will consider extending its agreement with Right Hand Auburn to operate a temporary homeless shelter at Placer County Government Center through May 31st. The two-month extension would cost the county $90,080. The board will also consider extending the shelter permit for another year. The…

Placer County Sheriffs Office Finds Submerged Car But No body

Placer County Sheriffs Office Finds Submerged Car But No body

A car was located below Yankee Jims Bridge on Sunday but no body has been recovered. Dive teams searched the waters that the car had become submerged in about 150 feet below the roadway. The sheriffs¬†office was able to determine who the registered owner of the vehicle is. They attempted…

Auburn Man Arrested for Burglary and Possession

Auburn Man Arrested for Burglary and Possession

On March 4th at 6:32 AM an alert employee arriving for work noticed suspicious activity behind a closed business located near the Auburn Ravine Road and Mikkelsen Drive intersection. The Auburn Police Department was called to investigate the reported suspicious activity. As officers arrived, they discovered a screen missing from…

Man Takes Own Life At Foresthill Bridge

Man Takes Own Life At Foresthill Bridge

A Sacramento man took his own life Tuesday night by jumping off of the Foresthill bridge. The Placer County Sheriffs Department responded to a call at 1:30 A.M. and arrived to find a vehicle running while parked¬†in the middle of the Westbound lane. Next to the vehicle was a step-ladder…

Body of Missing Skier Found at Sugar Bowl

Body of Missing Skier Found at Sugar Bowl

The body of Carson May was discovered Monday by the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue team. The 23 year old was a ski instructor at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort and had been missing since January 14th. The initial search was called off after 5 days due to heavy snowfall and…

Auburn Police Department Announces New Grant

Auburn Police Department Announces New Grant

The Auburn Police Department would like to let the citizens of our community know there was a grant awarded to us through the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Alcohol Beverage and Control (ABC). The grant was awarded to the Auburn Police Department in October, 2015, and will…

Alcohol Involved in Grass Valley Motorcycle Accident

Alcohol Involved in Grass Valley Motorcycle Accident

At approximately 5:00 PM on Sunday night, two motorcycles were traveling westbound on McCourtney Road approaching Lime Kiln Road at a high rate of speed. John Oliver was the lead rider and Larry Payne was riding directly behind. They were approaching Sharon Horner who was driving a Toyota Corolla sedan…