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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…

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…