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LGBTQ Flag Flies Over State Capitol!

LGBTQ Flag Flies Over State Capitol!

Gov Newsom made a statement yesterday that he was flying the LGBTQ flag over the state capitol starting June 17th, which was yesterday, and it would remain there until July 1st. The Gov. Said: “By flying the Pride flag over the State Capitol, we send a clear message that California…

County Sups Approve 8 Million In Assets To Housing Project!

County Sups Approve 8 Million In Assets To Housing Project!

Photo Courtesy Gold Country Media Placer County Supervisors last week voted to contribute assets valued at 8 million dollars toward a 37.7-million-dollar project for a new housing project on county government land in the Dewitt center in North Auburn. Placer’s $7.95 million contribution is a critical measure of support for…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Program For School Kids In Sacramento!

Free Breakfast and Lunch Program For  School Kids In Sacramento!

A federal funding program is providing breakfast and lunch to children in the Sacramento Unified School district who are now on summer recess. School officials say these free food programs are necessary since these children have no other source of quality food. The program is free to anyone under 18…

July 1st, New Gas Tax Happens!

July 1st, New Gas Tax Happens!

California Drivers will see a new gas tax when they purchase after July 1st. The current tax on gasoline in California is 41.7 cents per gallon. With the 5.6 cent increase, the tax amount per gallon will be 47.3 cents per gallon or 13% of the average per gallon charge.…

Highway 40 Rebuild Starts Today!

Highway 40 Rebuild Starts Today!

Construction officially starts today on highway 49 from the I-80 interchange in Auburn to Bell Road. This week there will be day time activity 6AM to 4PM as signage is installed. I-80 will have intermittent lane closures from Sierra College Blvd to the Penryn Overpass each night Sunday through Thursday…

Burn Permits Suspended TODAY!

Burn Permits Suspended TODAY!

The Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer unit announced that all permits for burning will be suspended starting Monday June 17th. The Suspension covers Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra counties. The release states that with high winds, high volumes of dead grass throughout the region has elevated the danger of wild fires, and…

School Kids K-12 Ride FREE!

School Kids K-12 Ride FREE!

Sacramento students will be able to ride public transit free starting this fall. The new plan will give over 100 thousand students a break in this cost. Students living inside the city or attending any school in the city are eligible for this benefit. The plan is for one year.…

Auburn Fire To Hire 7!

Auburn Fire To Hire 7!

The city of Auburn is increasing its firefighter staff by 50 % and re-opening the South City Maidu fire station. The Auburn City Council voted Monday night to increase the city fire fighter staff from 14 to 21 at a cost of 681 thousand dollars which is a one-year funding.…

Several Power Outages Engineered Saturday As PG&E Activates Danger Risk Reduction Program!

Several Power Outages Engineered Saturday As PG&E Activates Danger Risk Reduction Program!

PG&E over the weekend started their policy of shutting off power in areas they designate as dangerous for potential wildfire. PG&E began deliberately shutting off power Saturday to communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The utility said that at least 16,000 customers would be without electricity through the night.  At 9:15…

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