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Learn More About Native Plants and Butterflies

Learn More About Native Plants and Butterflies

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Come join the Tahoe National Forest on Friday, May10th for a short walk to learn more about native plants and butterflies.  The walk is provided to call attention to the importance of native plants, butterflies and native bees in providing important services for food production and ecosystem health.   Naturalist and…

How Does the Affordable Health Care Act Effect You?

How Does the Affordable Health Care Act Effect You?

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The League of Women Voters of Placer County presents “How does the Affordable Health Care Act effect you. Randi Swisley, a volunteer and member with the League, says they have a speaker who can answer the questions from small business owners about the Affordable Care Act.                          Click to hear…

Regional Sewer Talks Continue at Auburn City Council

Regional Sewer Talks Continue at Auburn City Council

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The County’s Regional Sewer proposal was back on Monday Night’s Auburn City Council Agenda. The discussion was over a 2nd set of deal points to be proposed by the city of Auburn to the city of Lincoln who will host the regional sewer plant and the County of Placer that…

WWII Flying Fortress B-17 in the Air Over Sacramento this Weekend

WWII Flying Fortress B-17 in the Air Over Sacramento this Weekend

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A piece of WWII history and Hollywood history will be on display in Sacramento this weekend. The B-17 Flying Fortress Bomber and the star of the movie “Memphis Belle” will be in the air with 30-minute rides to the history and aviation loving public at Mather Air Field in Rancho…

Auburn City Council Approves Contract with Cal-Fire

Auburn City Council Approves Contract with Cal-Fire

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The Auburn City Council was in session Monday night and approved an agreement between the Auburn Fire Department and Cal-fire authorizing Auburn Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi to sign the wild land fire protection agreement for the next fiscal year. Chief D’Ambrogi says in a wild land fire we want resources.…

A Plane Crash-Landed at Auburn Airport

A Plane Crash-Landed at Auburn Airport

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The runway at the Auburn Air port was closed Monday afternoon after a plane crash-landed. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn says the landing gear appears to have failed.             Click to hear Chief Ruffcorn   Chief Ruffcorn says the FFA kept the runway closed for a period of time.              Click…

SUV Crashes into Tio Pepe’s in Old Town Auburn

SUV Crashes into Tio Pepe’s in Old Town Auburn

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A vehicle crashed into the patio of the Tio Pepe Restaurant at 216 Washington St in Old Town Auburn Monday afternoon, about 2:30, trapping a man underneath the SUV. Sgt Mike Garlock with the Auburn Police Department was the first on the scene.             Click to hear Sgt Garlock  2…

10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event in Grass Valley

10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event in Grass Valley

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The 10th Annual Keeping Kids Safe Event was held Saturday in the parking lot of the Beam Easy Living Center on Harrison Street in Grass Valley. Each year Mark Klaas, father of Polly Klaas the 12-year old Petaluma girl who was abducted from her home and killed, comes to Grass…

One Book One Community Auburn Dam Site Field Trip

One Book One Community Auburn Dam Site Field Trip

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The Rotary’s “One Book One Community” events continued over the weekend with a field trip to the Auburn Dam Site. Dozens of community members turned out at the Canyon View Community Center for a presentation by Jordan Fisher Smith, Best Selling Author of Nature Noir, the book Chosen as the…

Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center Wins Prestigious Award

Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center Wins Prestigious Award

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Placer County’s new Tahoe City Transit Center was honored this month with a prestigious 2013 Small Project Award from the American Institute of Architects. The AIA announced this year’s 10 award winners recently in an online edition of its magazine, Architect. The panel of judges offered glowing comments on the…