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Update on South Placer Shootings, Shooter Identified as out of towner!

Update on South Placer Shootings, Shooter Identified as out of towner!

Forty Eight year old Stanley Stepanski III of Florence Montana,  has been identified as the suspect in Tuesday’s South Placer County Shootings.  The Placer County Sheriff’s office released the name of the Victim of what appeared to be a random shooting on Tuesday night in Lower Placer County. Mary Toste,…

PG&E With More Surprises and Lawsuits, Stock Takes A Beating!

PG&E With More Surprises and Lawsuits, Stock Takes A Beating!

PG&E stock took another hit yesterday falling another 40% closing at $6.91 a share. Investors have received two surprises this week, first with the bankruptcy announcement Monday and yesterday the announcement that the utility would miss interest payment of 21.6 million dollars on debt of 18 billion dollars. Finally, a…

Two Dead, K-9 wounded, in a Trail of Chaos in South Placer County Tuesday Night!

Two Dead, K-9 wounded, in a Trail of Chaos in South Placer County Tuesday Night!

Two dead, K-9 shot, in a chaos situation yesterday evening in South Placer County. Just after 7 p.m. yesterday, the Placer County Sheriff’s dispatch center began receiving several 911 calls reporting a man brandishing a weapon and firing shots in south Placer County. These incidents occurred at several locations between…

Auburn Planning Commission To Consider 65 Home Project!

Auburn Planning Commission To Consider 65 Home Project!

The Auburn Planning commission will consider today a 65 home 28-acre parcel development across the street from the Auburn Cemetery District Property. The proposed development would be on two parcels along Collins drive leading to Palm Avenue. Bayside Holdings is asking for a rezone on land designated for residential-agriculture use…

County Emergency System Tests Today!

County Emergency System Tests Today!

Placer, Yolo and Sacramento counties will test the emergency alert system starting at ten am, today. This means that everyone that has opted to receive emergency alerts on cell phones, landlines, and emails will receive an alert today at 10. This is just a test.  …

No Hazing, just bad behavior by Boys JV Basketball Team!

No Hazing, just bad behavior by Boys JV Basketball Team!

  The Placer Union High School District investigation into an alleged hazing situation involving the Junior Varsity Boys Basketball team has found no hazing but several instances of inappropriate student behavior. The  district Public Information Office Kristin Conner quoted in the AJ this morning said “Based on the investigative findings,…

Gov Newsom Orders a DMV “Fix It Team!

Gov Newsom Orders a DMV “Fix It Team!

California Gov. Newsom announced yesterday he is appointing a Fix-It team to help the chronically mismanaged Department of Motor Vehicles. Newsom said California Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer will lead the “DMV Reinvention Strike Team” for six months. Among many responsibilities, Batjer will be tasked with offering recommendations for…

Judge Orders PG&E To Inspect Everything!

Judge Orders PG&E To Inspect Everything!

In a startling new legal problem for PG&E, a federal judge threatened Wednesday to impose broad new mandates on the utility to reduce wildfire risks in the wake of this year’s Camp Fire and the 2017 wine country blazes. U.S. District Judge William Alsup, citing PG&E’s “history of falsification of…

I-80 Open After Weekend Storm Closed It For Several Hours.

I-80 Open After Weekend Storm Closed It For Several Hours.

I-80 has been reopened after being closed for several hours as the first storm of the new year passed through from the Pacific Ocean to the High Sierra over the weekend. Chain Controls continue for the summit pass on I-80 and highway 50.  More storms are expected throughout the week.…

Human Trafficking, Prostitution Sweep In Auburn!

Human Trafficking, Prostitution Sweep In Auburn!

Auburn Police joined with outside agencies last month in arresting 15 people in a sweep of the Holiday Inn on Highway 49 in an attempt to stop a wave of pimping and prostitution.  Police officials said this crackdown is a part of investigations into human trafficking throughout the area. Placer…

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