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Man jailed after 6 minute video emerges of him beating wife filmed by youngest child
A man has been sentenced to four years in prison after a six-minute video that his 9-year-old child took of him beating and injuring his wife emerged, authorities said.
Placer County Sheriff's arrest log: Elder theft, unlawful camping, DUIs
Editor’s note: Arrest reports are released by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. Charges can be amended or dismissed. Nov. 17. Daniel Paul Fisk, 26, was arrested at 8:26 a.m. on suspicion of two misdemeanor bench warrants in the 600 block of...
Woman arrested in Colfax for vehicle theft, identity theft
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported a woman recently arrested for vehicle theft and identity theft in Colfax. Placer County Patrol responded to an incident at the Colfax 76 station, and located and detained Jessica Nicole Stephens, 34, based on information about a stolen vehicle. According to the Sheriff’s...
These auburn, CA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near auburn.
Long-lost Placer County captured by the legendary Ansel Adams
(FOX40.COM) — In the archives of the Crocker Art Museum sit 22 photos of a place that most Placer County residents wouldn’t know today, taken by a man who is legendary in the world of photography and captured at a turning point in the natural landscapes of the Sacramento region.
Witnesses Sought in Yuba County Motorcycle Crash
Authorities are seeking witnesses in a Yuba County motorcycle crash that occurred on November 25. The accident caused injuries to Yuba City resident Carl Grimes, age 68. The accident happened along Highway 70 northbound when two motorcycles traveling in front of Grimes crashed in the center divider area. Rider Suffers...
Dog Found Tuesday in Auburn Woods; Owner Sought
This good looking boy was found this week past the Oral Lake Area and in the Auburn Woods development and the owner or owners or currently being sought. The dog has a green collar and weighs approximately 80 pounds. He appears to be a yellow Lab, and is very friendly.
Nevada City's throwback street faire, Victorian Christmas, is a Gold Country tradition
CHESTNUTS? The nutty and flavorful crunchers do have a way of showing up in so many special holiday dishes, from velvety soups to filling casseroles to merry meals centered around stuffing or acorn squashes. These goodies have plenty of wintry oomph, with the chestnut's deep tones upping that hearty character, but sometimes we do long to nibble on something nutty while strolling through an alfresco celebration, the kind of ye-olden-tymes to-do that feels more Dickens than a story starring Scrooge. Fulfilling our chestnut-forward proclivities is Victorian Christmas, one of Nevada City's biggest bashes and a Gold Country seasonal staple.
Groups sue UDOT over Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola plan
The local groups, including Friends of Alta, are challenging the project citing environmental concerns.
Today the gas price is close to $4.89 in Georgetown as of 2023-12-06. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
YWA OKs Daguerre Point investigation; Board approves additional funding for North Yuba Water District
On Tuesday, the Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors approved a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemption for a site investigation at Daguerre Point Dam in order to improve fish passage on the lower Yuba River. According to officials, this project would help improve fish passage by providing a new...
Merriment returns to Auburn for Old Town Christmas Dec. 9 & 16
Holiday shopping and Christmas merriment returns to Auburn this week with Old Town Christmas, scheduled on Saturdays, Dec. 9 and 19. The Old Town Auburn Business Association hosts the street-fair style community gathering that includes live music, food, photo ops with Santa and a curated artisan market. The evening events,...
Auburn man arrested for burglary at Nevada Union High School
An Auburn man was arrested Nov. 29 in connection to a burglary at Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley. A school custodian reported an unidentified man inside secured areas of the campus around 11 p.m. Nov. 28 and provided a description of the individual, according to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. When confronted by the custodian, the individual, identified as Isaac Andrew Larson, 23, fled on foot and left the school parking lot in his registered vehicle.
Colfax lands 8, Bear River 5 on all-Pioneer Valley League first team for football
The all-Pioneer Valley League football team was littered with local talent, as Colfax and Bear River had numerous players earn first-team honors. Colfax had eight players — River Roach, Malachi Thompson, Elisha Gallo, Austin Liden, Glenn Ingram, Luke Tonini, Jack Masset and Robert Meyer — on the first team.
China Dolls Set for 3-Night Soar the Sky Tour
China Dolls, “A Female-Empowered Jam Band presenting the Grateful Dead and JGB catalog with Heart and Soul,” are gearing up for their three-night Soar the Sky Tour in California this weekend. The Oakland-based band will play Nevada City, Berkeley, and Felton December 8-9-10. China Dolls are: Sunshine (Garcia)...
Growth spurt: Colfax starts year 2 under Ginty by winning Wildfire Classic
The second season of the Devin Ginty era at Colfax High School is off to a great start, as the Falcons’ boys basketball team soared over the competition at the Wildfire Classic in Foresthill last weekend. Colfax claimed the tournament championship after third-place finishes in 2021 and 2022, defeating...
Cookie exchange, dinner guest Santa at Auburn Elks Lodge
Since children will be part of the Elks Cookie Exchange for the first time, there better be a special guest to entertain them. The requests for personal appearances are high this time of year at the North Pole, but Kathy Moyer managed to entice Santa Claus to come to dinner this Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Elks Lodge at 195 Pine Street in Auburn.
New Murals Approved for Truckee River Trail: A Showcase of North Lake Tahoe's Art and Heritage
The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved a proposal for two murals on the Truckee River Trail, under the Truckee River Bridge. The proposal came from the nonprofit Fox Cultural Hall, which has served the North Lake Tahoe region for nearly forty years. The murals will be placed under the bridge on both sides of the trail's undercrossings, visible to trail and river users.
Traffic delays after big rig collision leaks diesel on I-80 in Placer County
A big rig is leaking diesel fuel after it was involved in a crash on Interstate 80 in Placer County on Friday morning, Caltrans said. Caltrans said after 10 a.m. that lanes were reduced following the collision near Alta. KCRA 3’s traffic map showed delays in the area. This...
Rite Aid plans to close more Sacramento area locations
(FOX40.COM) — Rite Aid announced seven more of its California store locations are planned to close as part of its operations to close 150 “underperforming” stores. In October, the nationwide pharmaceutical store announced it was filling for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Since that announcement Rite Aid has closed a number of locations in Sacramento County, Placer […]