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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…

Whitney Student Arrested

Whitney Student Arrested

A Whitney High School Student has been arrested in Rocklin after posting a handgun, magazine and ammunition on social media. Police say the student did not attend school on Tuesday and they went to the student’s home investigating. Officers found the gun in the home but it was unloaded.…

WATER ALLOCATIONS INCREASED AGAIN

WATER ALLOCATIONS INCREASED AGAIN

The California Department of Water Resources has increased the State Water Project allocation for 2018 to 35 percent – up slightly from the 30 percent allocation announced in April. In December, contractors were notified of an initial 15 percent allocation that was later raised to 20 percent in January.  The…

PLACER COUNTY SUPERS MEET TODAY

PLACER COUNTY SUPERS MEET TODAY

Placer County Supervisors will hear a report today on a contract proposal that could renew the contract to Volunteers of America to continue to manage the Auburn Temporary Emergency homeless shelter for the next three years. The County purchasing manager and county staff are recommending the Volunteers of America as…

A SMALL TOWN BEING BUILT ON HIGHWAY 50

A SMALL TOWN BEING BUILT ON HIGHWAY 50

Eleven thousand new homes will be started next week on highway 50 in Folsom. The first installations will be mobile homes which will serve as the sales offices, and flag poles with flags to get the attention of the 25 thousand new residents that will be living in the project…

FATHER/STEP MOM ARRESTED IN NEVADA CHILD DEATH

FATHER/STEP MOM ARRESTED IN NEVADA CHILD DEATH

The case of the dead 5 year old child found dead inside a Sacramento storage locker last week continues to be investigated, now by Reno and Nevada police agencies.   A Nevada man and his wife are both incarcerated in Reno as the investigation continues into why the child was neglected,…

MOM SUES PAPA MURPHY’S PIZZA

MOM SUES PAPA MURPHY’S PIZZA

A Rocklin mother is suing A Papa Murphy’s Pizza store after her 6 year old son came down with a life threatening attack of E.Coli after they had purchased and taken home a pizza and a salad. The company had announced a national outbreak of E.Coli tied to romaine lettuce.…

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!

        May 21 is the deadline to register to vote in the June 5 statewide primary election. Voter registration is available online or in person at public libraries, high schools, chambers of commerce, post offices, city clerk’s offices and the Department of Motor Vehicles. If you miss…

TWIN BROTHERS BUSTED ON CHILD MOLESTATON

TWIN BROTHERS BUSTED ON CHILD MOLESTATON

Twin Brothers, 41 year old Robert and Jason Cole, who coached volleyball in Placer County, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of child molestation.  Robert, a resident of Grass Valley was arrested April 19 on charges related to an assault of a child less than 10 years old and was already…