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Some Like It Hot!

Some Like It Hot!

Triple Digit weather is headed our way this weekend, as a high ridge pressure system is headed our way according to the National Weather Bureau in Sacramento. Temperatures will start to rise on Friday and forecast is for 104 degrees on Saturday which will make it the hottest day of…

Homeless Shelter Management Change Concerns

Homeless Shelter Management Change Concerns

CBS 13 is carrying a story this morning about the change of management at the North Auburn Homeless Shelter. Placer County awarded the shelter’s contract to a new vendor, but before the old operators move out, they’re cleaning house and taking items they say are theirs. But, some community members…

Western Dams Certified As Critical!

Western Dams Certified As Critical!

The Bee is reporting a story this morning that names five water dams that are critical infrastructure, meaning that their destruction or impairment could hurt National Security.  Those five dams are Folsom and Shasta dams, as well as Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona, Grand Coulee Dam in Washington and Hoover…

Grass Fire Near Sac Airport

Grass Fire Near Sac Airport

  A grass Fire near the Sacramento Airport scorched over 150 acres yesterday. The fire happened on West Elkhorn Blvd. and Power Line Road. Sacramento Metro Fire assisted in bringing the blaze under control. No injuries, no damage to nearby buildings, and no flights were cancelled at the airport.…

Robbers Stealing Air Bags

Robbers Stealing Air Bags

Sacramento police are reporting an increase of airbag thefts occurring in the city. Multi-cases have happened recently as parked cars are hit in the early morning hours and air bags ripped from the steering columns on the driver’s side. Thieves appear to favor vehicles from 2013 or new Civic-Honda’s.  Police…

BEE Goes Hi-Tech

BEE Goes Hi-Tech

The Sacramento Bee is carrying a story today explaining how the BEE is changing over from the traditional printed newspaper to more an electronic medium. The story details how advertising revenue in the traditional printed paper has been surpassed by digital on line advertising revenue for the first time, this…

New Fire Chief For City

New Fire Chief For City

After three years without a fire chief, the city of Auburn hired Dave Spencer, a battalion chief with the Orange County Fire Authority. Spencer will join the department in mid-july. Bob Richardson, Auburn City Manager has made the recommendation to the City Council saying Spencer has the experience and…

CalFire Says PG&E, You Did It!

CalFire Says PG&E, You Did It!

Cal Fire released findings of a long investigation into 12 deadly wild fires in the state of California, and determined that PG&E was mostly at fault. Cal Fire say they believe there were violations and 4 of the fires were a direct result of falling trees into power lines causing…

Oroville Dam Update

Oroville Dam Update

The Department of Water Resources has released a new update on the re-construction of the Oroville Dam spillway and emergency recovery project. Controlled demolition of the original 730 feet of the upper chute is now complete. A new foundation if being constructed. In the middle chute, a foundation is about…

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