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Supervisors in Session Tuesday

Supervisors in Session Tuesday

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Tue., Oct. 4th, the Placer County Board of Supervisors will take up a number of items. Included on the agenda, among other things, are: An update on the Placer County Conservation Plan; A construction change order for the Regional Sewer Project; A request to…

18 Pounds of Pot Found by Auburn PD

18 Pounds of Pot Found by Auburn PD

Auburn Police officers arrested Sharisse GARNER, 28 years of age, of Auburn on Thursday after Officer Stan Hamelin contacted GARNER in front of a convenience store in the 300 block of Sacramento Street in Auburn. As Officer Hamelin spoke with GARNER, she appeared to be under the influence of narcotics.…

State Theater’s Tear Down The Wall Celebration Saturday

State Theater’s Tear Down The Wall Celebration Saturday

The “Tear Down the Wall” Campaign is being celebrated at an event scheduled for Saturday, October 5. The event is a Step Back in Time to 1930’s era Hollywood! There will be indoor and outdoor performances with a performance by the Placer Theater Ballet, and members of the Auburn Symphony,…

Parks Forward Initiative Meeting Held in Auburn

Parks Forward Initiative Meeting Held in Auburn

California has 280 State Parks, 32 are operated by local or non-profit entities. The State Park and Recreation Commission, in conjunction with the Parks Forward Initiative, held a public workshop in Auburn Thursday to get public input to gather new ideas on how to improve efficiency, create financial sustainability, and…

High Winds Low Humidity Raises Fire Threat

High Winds Low Humidity Raises Fire Threat

While the calendar may say October, CAL FIRE firefighters are preparing for several days of extreme fire weather across many parts of California. The National Weather Service has issued five separate “Red Flag Warnings” and “Fire Weather Watches” due to gusty winds and low humidity spanning from Northeastern California, the…

State Testing Changes from STAR to MAPP

State Testing Changes from STAR to MAPP

No more STAR Testing in California with the governor’s signature Wednesday on AB 484. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson congratulated Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature for their work to sweep away outdated STAR tests in favor of California Measurement of Academic Performance and Progress assessments, or…

Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested

Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested

A citizen who called to report a suspicious man in their Granite Bay neighborhood early Tuesday morning was instrumental in stopping a series of burglaries in Granite Bay over the past week. Dena Erwin, public information office with the Placer County Sheriff’s office says at 5:18 Tuesday morning, a Placer…

Auburn Education Foundation BBQ Fundraiser Thursday

Auburn Education Foundation BBQ Fundraiser Thursday

The Auburn Education Foundation in its 29th year serving our schools is hosting their Western BBQ fundraiser Thursday Oct 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at E.V. Cain School. Terry Tucker with the foundation says for years the foundation has provided funds for underfunded arts programs such as bringing the…

Man in Red Pick-Up Seen Harrassing Children

Man in Red Pick-Up Seen Harrassing Children

Nevada County parents are being warned of another abduction scare in Nevada County. Superintendent Susan Barry sent out a letter to parents alerting them to an incident on Sunday September 29th where a child from Grass Valley was approached by an individual driving a red pickup truck. The individual asked…

Roommate Argument Leads to Murder

Roommate Argument Leads to Murder

The names of those involved in the fatal shooting in Roseville on Monday afternoon have been identified. The victim in yesterday’s fatal shooting in the 100 block of Birch Street was 54-year-old Kevin William Spindler of Roseville. His roommate, Joseph Arthur Nunn, age 48, was arrested at the scene and…