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Grass Fire at New Castle Caused By Catalytic Converter!

Grass Fire at New Castle Caused By Catalytic Converter!

A roadside fire on I-80, West of New Castle started shortly after 2 PM yesterday slowed traffic as one lane of the interstate was taken up by emergency vehicles as they fought the blasé. As temperatures hit a high of 97 degrees, firefighters fought back the fire as traffic was…

Big Bucks For Bike Trails In North Tahoe!

Big Bucks For Bike Trails In North Tahoe!

The Placer County Board of Supervisors this week approved $4.9 million in funding for trail planning and construction as well as other capital projects in eastern Placer County recommended by the Capital Projects Advisory Committee. Over 70 percent of the approved funds will go to projects that focus on trail…

Smoke in a Bathroom Shuts Down Edelweiss Restaurant in Town!

Smoke in a Bathroom Shuts Down Edelweiss Restaurant in Town!

The Edelweiss Restaurant at 627 High Street was forced to evacuate yesterday morning after fire fighters responded to a report of smoke in the Livingston block building. The alarm came in at 8:30 AM and most of the business in the building had not opened yet. A small electrical fire…

DMV Employee Sleeping 3 Hours A Day On The Job But Not Fired?

DMV  Employee Sleeping 3 Hours A Day On The Job But Not Fired?

A State Audit report was released yesterday and highlighted several misconduct issues with various departments, and employees, across the state. The audit stated that investigations of misconduct by state employees cost taxpayers over 200 thousand dollars last year. One of the most egregious happened at the DMV with a key…

Newsom Says Homeless Is Priority # 1

Newsom Says Homeless Is Priority # 1

The Homeless situation is getting worse across California and cities and counties are wrestling with the problem. Some officials are blaming the increase on the housing crisis that California is suffering with. Tent Cities are appearing in parks and open spaces and shelters are overflowing causing additional health risk as…

Auburn Councilman Berlant To Run Again!

Auburn Councilman Berlant To Run Again!

Auburn City Councilman Daniel Berlant announced this week that he would be seeking a second term on the City Council in the November election. Berlant, who has served nearly four years on the City Council, plans to continue to make bridging community and safety a priority. Berlant has served as…

Vector Control Air-Sprays Tonight In Sac and Elk Grove!

Vector Control Air-Sprays Tonight In Sac and Elk Grove!

Aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus is scheduled again tonight in portions of Sacramento County. 142 mosquito samples and 67 dead birds have already tested positive for West Nile virus in Sacramento County this season.  In an effort to combat a continuing increase in activity, the…

Auburn’s New Fire Chief Focuses on Prevention!

Auburn’s New Fire Chief Focuses on Prevention!

Auburn’s new Fire Chief, Dave Spencer, spoke before the meddlers this morning and outlined his desire to create a model to address fire prevention, particularly with weed abatement throughout the city. He said that residents and business would begin seeing information that hopefully will educate everyone on how to keep…

Homeless Sleeping on Roof of School!

Homeless Sleeping on Roof of School!

Auburn police discovered a bedroll on top of the Alta Vista Elementary school as evidence of a homeless person using the roof as a sleeping location, all a part of an ongoing search program to locate homeless camps throughout the area. Alta Vista staff had reported someone was sleeping on…

Car Break-ins up 6% In Placer County

Car Break-ins up 6% In Placer County

  Reports of car break-ins in Sacramento area counties show that over the past 10 years, Placer County has registered a 6% increase and leads the area counties in percentage of activity. Placer sill is much lower in the number of vehicle break-ins as compared to Sacramento and other counties;…

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