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Water Main Break in Auburn

Water Main Break in Auburn

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A water main break disrupted water deliveries to about 50 PCWA customers on Lincoln Way in Auburn Wednesday. Matt Young with PCWA says a 10 inch main broke.              Auburn water main break 1 Young says they cannot confirm the cause but it is possible that some construction work including…

National Police Week

National Police Week

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Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner took a moment during last Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting to acknowledge Officers killed in the line of duty, and one Placer County Sheriff who had not been acknowledged on the state memorial until now. Click to hear Sheriff Bonner on Memorial On Wednesday, May…

Auburn Gets Closer in Meeting State’s Homeless Shelter Zoning Requirements

Auburn Gets Closer in Meeting State’s Homeless Shelter Zoning Requirements

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The Auburn City Council meeting ran late Tuesday evening with lengthy public comment for and against the city’s consideration of homeless shelter zoning within the city limits of Auburn. At the last Council meeting staff was directed to contact the county to see if they could partner with a shelter…

Body of Woman Found in El Dorado County

Body of Woman Found in El Dorado County

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On May 10, 2013 at 9 in the morning, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Reno Police Department requesting assistance in locating a missing female adult.  The missing female was described as a 66 year old, white female named Sherilyn Renstrom, who has dementia.  The…

Driver in Tuesday’s Fatal Crash Near Soda Springs Identified

Driver in Tuesday’s Fatal Crash Near Soda Springs Identified

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Tuesday afternoon CHP dispatchers in the Truckee area began to get calls regarding a reckless driver, passing cars on the shoulders from I-80 eastbound at Dutch Flat. CHP Gold Run responded and found a 1989 BMW convertible at a high rate of speed and using the construction closure to pass…

COLFAX MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MURDER OF HIS GIRLFRIEND AND UNBORN CHILD

COLFAX MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MURDER OF HIS GIRLFRIEND AND UNBORN CHILD

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Lee Martin Konnerth age 37 of Colfax, pled guilty to two counts of Second Degree Murder and several related charges in connection with the murder of Sarah Lynn Burr and their unborn child. The pleas were entered before the Honorable Colleen Nichols in Department 13 of the Placer County Superior…

3rd Party Appeal Rejected County Biomass Project Continues

3rd Party Appeal Rejected County Biomass Project Continues

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Proposed Tahoe Area Biomass Plant Takes another Step Forward. Placer County’s proposed Cabin Creek Biomass Facility project that will use forest waste to produce renewably sourced electricity cleared another hurdle Tuesday at the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting. The Board unanimously denied the third-party appeal of the December 6,…

Safe Route To Schools Work to Begin this Summer

Safe Route To Schools Work to Begin this Summer

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The Auburn City Council approved a Public Works agenda item, at last night’s City Council meeting, to continue with the Safe Route to Schools Grant. Public Works Director Bernie Schroeder says the project has been in the works for years.                 Bike path 1 Schroeder says the city council expanded the…

Body Found in the American River Sunday

Body Found in the American River Sunday

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A body was pulled out of the American River Sunday. Lt. Mark Reed with the Placer County Sheriff’s office says kayakers found the body in the Ponderosa bridge area. Click to hear Lt Reed 1 Lt. Reed says they have not identified the man. Click to hear Lt Reed 2 If anyone has…

An Auburn Well in Haiti

An Auburn Well in Haiti

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To follow up on the La Source Premiere at te State theater from last week. Placer High School Graduate Brandon Vedeer a documentary film producer brought his latest film La Source, documenting the story of a man trying to bring water to his home village in Haiti and the trials…