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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…

Insurance Companies Sue PG&E For Losses!

Insurance Companies Sue PG&E For Losses!

Three Major Insurance Companies are suing PG&E over the billions of dollars they are facing from the Campfire in Butte County that destroyed the community of Paradise.  Allstate, State Farm, and USAA with these law suits it is expected will deliver a major financial blow to the public utility. Cal…

CHP Report More Death On Ca. Highways This New Years Holiday!

CHP Report More Death On Ca. Highways This New Years Holiday!

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that 36 people died over the New Year Holiday period starting December 28th through January 2. 23 died in vehicles and four pedestrians died on highways. 1,140 were arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence compared to 936 last year.…

Staff on Administrative Leave While District Investigates Harassment Claims in Boy’s JV Basketball Program!

Staff on Administrative Leave While District Investigates Harassment Claims in Boy’s JV Basketball Program!

A story on Dec 27th in the Auburn Journal has now been picked up by the Sacramento Bee. A statement on Dec. 26th by Kristin Connor, spokesperson for the Placer Union High School District stated that “Effective Immediately, we have suspended all JV Boy’s Basketball games indefinitely, and have placed…

North Auburn KMART to Close!

North Auburn KMART to Close!

The Sears/Kmart Company announced Friday they would close another 80 stores. On the list is the Kmart store in North Auburn in the Rock Creek Plaza on highway 49 and Bell Road. Stores in Stockton, Apple Valley, Burbank and Santa Maria are also on the close list. Employees have been…

California Primary Moving To Super Tuesday!

California Primary Moving To Super Tuesday!

California is moving the primary election for the 2020 Presidential election race up with other early states like Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. The basic reason is to get more of the campaigning money that is spent in other states but not California because the lateness of the…

Fights and Cars Damaged by Juveniles at Arden Fair, Again?

Fights and Cars Damaged by Juveniles at Arden Fair, Again?

Several fights broke out in the Arden Fair Mall on Wednesday and involved over 100 juveniles resulting in a security guard sustaining facial injuries. Police detained 10 individuals after the fights spilled out into the parking lot of the mall. Mall shoppers told police this happens each year at the…

Placer County Detectives Arrest Man For Beating and Stabbing a Colfax Man!

Placer County Detectives Arrest Man For Beating and Stabbing a Colfax Man!

Placer County Detectives have arrested a man for violent assault on a Colfax resident. A Deputy patrolling on highway 174 and main street in Colfax on the 18th discovered a man lying on the ground under the railroad overpass. The man was severely beaten about the face and also had…

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