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Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Supports Yes on Measure E

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Supports Yes on Measure E

The Yes on Measure E campaign announced receiving the endorsement of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce represents one of the largest business communities in the Sierra Community College District that Measure E will benefit. “The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce supports Measure E because it is…

Rosevile High School on Lockdown

Rosevile High School on Lockdown

Roseville High School is on lockdown while police investigate a possible threat surrounding a conversation a student overheard where a gun was mentioned. According to reports, law enforcement has not reported that a gun or any other weapon has been seen. The school lockdown is a precaution while police investigate.…

Social Media Starts Rumors of Campus Shooter

Social Media Starts Rumors of Campus Shooter

Rocklin police responded to a call late Monday night about a fight on the Sierra College campus, which led to a false rumor of an active shooter threat…

Serious Winter Weather Conditions To Hit The Foothills

Serious Winter Weather Conditions To Hit The Foothills

Very cold temperatures are expected to bring valley frosts and below freezing conditions in the Sierra…

Placer County To Compete In 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon

Placer County To Compete In 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon

High school students from Sacramento and Placer County will compete in the 2017 Sacramento County Academic Decathlon. A total of 22 Sacramento County teams and three Placer County teams – totaling more than 380 students – will compete. The Placer County teams will be competing amongst themselves and will be…

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…

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

Fatal Accident in Nevada City

At 6:10 p.m., Thursday evening, there was one fatality caused by a overturned trailer that crossed into oncoming traffic traveling northbound on SR-49 just North of Nishinam Road. According to Greg Tassone of the Grass Valley CHP, Terry Cordell of Newcastle was driving a Ford F-350 that was hauling a…

NID Previews Centennial Reservoir Amid Concern

NID Previews Centennial Reservoir Amid Concern

In a presentation to the Nevada County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Nevada Irrigation District General Manager Rem Scherzinger outlined the benefits the Centennial Reservoir and Power Supply Project will bring to Nevada, Placer and Yuba county residents.  The topic is covered in today’s Grass Valley Union, and in the Auburn…

Coloma Fire Contained

Coloma Fire Contained

The Adventure Fire burned 200 acres Thursday in Coloma, along Highway 49 and near River Bend Resort.  Crews had 100 percent containment by Thursday night. The fire ignited around 2 p.m. and burned in grassy oak woodlands on both sides of Hwy. 49 north of Marshall grade. Cal Fire said…

Energy Demand Forecasted to Peak Today

Energy Demand Forecasted to Peak Today

Consumers are urged to reduce their energy use today, during the later afternoon when air conditioners drive consumption to the highest point of the day. The California Independent System operator corporation (ISO) is declaring a Flex Alert for today, for the state. Energy demand is expected to be high between…

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