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Fire Beneath Foresthill Bridge Threatens Homes

Fire Beneath Foresthill Bridge Threatens Homes

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A vegetation fire beneath the Foresthill Bridge started at around 2pm Tuesday and was attacked quickly by a number of area agencies including Cal Fire, Placer County Fire, Auburn City Fire, Newcastle Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. The crews have held the burn to just 4 acres and because…

APD Strong Arm Robbery in Hate Crime

APD Strong Arm Robbery in Hate Crime

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An Auburn man was arrest for strong armed robbery and a hate crime enhancement the morning of July 4th. On the 4th of July at approximately 10:06 a.m., Auburn police officers were dispatched to the 7-11 store located in the five hundred block of Auburn Ravine Road for a report…

Suspected Horse Thief Arrested

Suspected Horse Thief Arrested

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A suspect has been arrested in the abuse, and death of a horse in El Dorado County. On January 30, 2013 the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation regarding a horse that was stolen from the stables of High Heart Ranch. The horse was discovered that same day…

Fire in Kyburz

Fire in Kyburz

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At this time there is a wildfire in the Kyburz area. Hwy 50 is closed between Pollock Pines and Meyers so that emergency vehicles may respond to the area. No structures threatened at this time. Eastbound traffic is being held at Sly Park Road in Pollock Pines and westbound traffic…

Air Fest 2013 This Weekend in Grass Valley

Air Fest 2013 This Weekend in Grass Valley

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The Planes are coming to Grass Valley this weekend for Air Fest 2013. The biggest plane co-piloted by  Jim Ricketts, is the DC-4. It’s the only one still flying on the West Coast and will be the largest plane to have ever attended AirFest (and among the biggest to land…

Wolf Mountain Lookout Tower Vandalized

Wolf Mountain Lookout Tower Vandalized

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The Wolf Mountain Lookout Tower, which sits on top of Wolf Mountain just south of Grass Valley, has been damaged by vandals many times.  The tower’s central location in western Nevada County makes it an excellent resource in locating fires throughout the foothills in the area, but it also makes…

Body Recovered from Below Foresthill Bridge

Body Recovered from Below Foresthill Bridge

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The body of a Loomis man was recovered from beneath the Foresthill Bridge Saturday evening. Dena Erwin Public Information Officer with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office says they have now identified the man. Click to hear Erwin  No other information about the death has been released.…

Fireworks are Illegal in the City of Auburn

Fireworks are Illegal in the City of Auburn

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Fireworks are illegal in the city of Auburn. Auburn Police Chief Mark DiAmbrogi cautions residents to not risk starting a potentially deadly fire or getting a hefty fine. Click to hear the Fire Chief  Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn reminds you that before, during, or after the 4th of July…

4th of July Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations

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Independence Day celebrations began Wednesday though Placer and Nevada Counties. For traditional 4th of July activities, The Foresthill 4th of July Celebration has been a popular family event for many decades including a parade and BBQ in Memorial Park. This year will continue Foresthill’s rich tradition with the parade at…

Mud Slide Closes I-80 Near Cal/ Nev Border

Mud Slide Closes I-80 Near Cal/ Nev Border

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Pouring rain at higher elevations caused a mud slide near the California Nevada Border closing Interstate 80 for several hours as crews removed the watery mess the size of a football field from the roadway. Rochelle Jenkins with Cal-Trans says a mud slide following torrential rain is not unusual. Mud…