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Dan Songer, KAHI Alumni Passed May 26, 2018

Dan Songer, KAHI Alumni Passed May 26, 2018

  Hubert Daniel Songer, Jr., 83, of Paducah, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home and surrounded by his loving family. Dan was born in Evansville, Indiana on May 31, 1934 to Hubert Songer, Sr. and Mildred Ivers Songer. He spent most of his early years near the Fairfield,…

Accused Golden State Killer Will Be Back In Court Tomorrow

Accused Golden State Killer Will Be Back In Court Tomorrow

The Golden State Killer appeared in court again yesterday.  The Defense asked the court to rule on the amount of information that will be released to the press in the case of Joseph James DeAngelo, the 72 year old man being held in the Sacramento County Jail after being arrested…

Under 21? Need a Boat Drivers License in CA.

Under 21? Need a Boat Drivers License in CA.

This weekend marks the traditional start of the boating season in Northern California, but a new state law may prevent some people from getting behind the wheel on the water. Until this year, no license or test was required to drive a boat in California. In January, a new law…

Arizona Here We Come!

Arizona Here We Come!

FEMA and the Red Cross have teamed up for a drill over the past three days preparing for mass evacuations of Californians to Arizona in the event of a massive California earthquake. They have 1,000 volunteers posing as refugees and going to Phoenix to be processed. The plan is to…

Teen Loses Life In El Dorado County

Teen Loses Life In El Dorado County

A Ponderosa High school Teen lost her life in an early morning auto accident yesterday on Ponderosa Road. Identified as Hope Bist was on her way to school where she was a junior, and her vehicle left the highway and drove through a fence then crashed into a tree.  She…

High School Graduations Saturday

High School Graduations Saturday

Area High Schools will celebrate Graduation on Saturday. Placer, Foresthill and Colfax high schools will celebrate the annual ceremonies starting at 9:00 AM. The Auburn Journal featured a story earlier in the week about Placer High Students receiving more than a million dollars in scholarships this year, thanks to many…

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day ceremonies will be observed by Auburn Area veterans Monday at the New Auburn Cemetery with members of the Auburn Area Honor Guard, American Legion Post # 169, American Legion Riders Chapter 84, Veterans of Foreign Wars Placer Foothills Post 904, Marine Corps League Placer Bulldog Detachment 1247, Knights…

Folsom Lake Almost Full

Folsom Lake Almost Full

Folsom Lake is two feet from being classified as FULL for the upcoming Memorial weekend and holiday. As of this morning, the lake is reporting 463.84 feet above sea level just over two feet from capacity at 466 feet. Boaters will experience water up to the boat ramps for the…

Tower Bridge Repair Delayed

Tower Bridge Repair Delayed

Construction on the Tower Bridge is delayed until mid-July. Work was supposed to start Monday to inspect and replace parts of the lifting mechanisms. However, Caltrans delayed the project. A spokesperson for West Sacramento did not give a new project timeline, nor provide a reason for the delay. When work eventually…

Folsom Water Rates Going Up!

Folsom Water Rates Going Up!

Residents of the city of Folsom were surprised by a mailer that arrived in mailboxes yesterday announcing a proposed rate increase for water. The City council and mayor also registered surprise at the increase proposal since they had no prior knowledge of the proposed increase, and have not had time…