LASD asks for public’s help in finding missing Placer County woman
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating at risk missing person Amanda Colleen Clarke. Clarke is a 40-year-old white woman who resides in Placer County. She is described as 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 125 pounds and having blond hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen in […]
Bee Opinionated: Placer shows Pride + Feinstein fears + California needs drug solutions | Opinion
To understand what Placer Pride means for LGBTQ+ residents, you have to understand what the community has been through these past two months.
48th Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival
Savor the sounds of mandolin, fiddle, guitar, banjo and bass at the 48th Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival. Headlined by 2023 Grammy-winning guitarist Molly Tuttle and her band, Golden Highway, the festival features top bluegrass artists, free workshops, jam sessions, kids’ programs and more. At Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. fathersdayfestival.com 48th Annual Father’s […] The post 48th Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival appeared first on Sacramento Magazine.
Human Remains Found Near Truckee Believe to Be Of A Woman
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office still has not identified the body. The investigation is ongoing and the scene is still being processed.
Fire crews responding to vegetation fire in Placer County
PLACER COUNTY, Calif. — Cal Fire firefighters are on the scene of a vegetation fire Saturday afternoon. Crews say the fire is nearly three acres on Ridgewood Road in Placer County. Cal Fire says it is working to mop up the area. The Placer County Fire Department, PCSO and...
Two arrested with 12 pounds of fentanyl pills sentenced to 8 years in prison
Two Auburn men were sentenced to eight years, three in custody and five on strict mandatory supervision, on May 3 for transporting fentanyl into Placer County. Brigido Simon Lopez Beltran, 28, and Joaquin Mardueno, 33, were arrested Aug. 29, 2022, following a traffic stop in the area of Interstate 80 and Maple Street area of Auburn where K-9 Ruger alerted to the driver’s side of the car. Five packages - lined with foil, vacuum-sealed with plastic and each containing 10,000 fentanyl pills (or fentapills) - were revealed, along with other items, during the search of the vehicle and both defendants’ persons.
Missing Northern Californian Woman Last Seen in MacArthur Park Area
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sunday circulated photos of a 40-year-old bipolar Northern Californian woman who may be in the MacArthur Park area of Los Angeles. Amanda Clarke, a resident of Placer County, was last seen on May 21 at about 6 a.m., in the 2200 block of...
Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Man for Illegal Prescription Drugs and Weapons
Story Originally Published By: Placer County Sheriff’s Office. “Just after 1 p.m. on May 19th, Placer County Sheriff’s deputies swiftly responded to the Cobblestone Movie Theater in Tahoe City upon receiving an assist call. The concerned citizen who made the call sought clarification on California’s open-carry laws after witnessing a male openly displaying a firearm on his hip while walking around the theater premises. It was promptly reported that the individual was preparing to depart in his vehicle.
UW Through To Grand Finals In All Eights; Four Wins Petite Final
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The Washington men's rowing team had all three of its eight-oared crews earn places in IRA Championship Regatta grand finals, with two wins and a second-place finish in semifinals Saturday at Mercer Lake. The Huskies will row for national championships in the first, second and...
What’s happening at Graeagle Meadows golf course
Lady golfers took to the greens on June 1 for a game they call “Mutt and Jeff” where only the scores on the four par 3’s and the four par 5’s are counted as the game score. Flight A winners were: Low Gross, Susan Anderson (39); First Low Net, Chris Laxague (32); Second Low Net, Holly Anderson (34); and, Third Low Net, Carol Mitchell (net 35). In Flight B, the winners were: First Low Gross, Patty Monaghan (43); First Low Net, Mikie Burdick (30); Second Low Net, Lois Childress (34); and, Third Low Net, Tina Humphreys (35). There were “chip-ins” galore that day. Cynthia Baldwin, Mikie Burdick and Alaine Flynn each had one chip-in. Notably, Cynthia’s shot was a “super chip-in” from 88 yards out for an eagle 3 on the par 5 seventh hole!
Wanted felon arrested in Yuba County
Last week, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Yuba Sutter Regional Special Weapons and Tactics Team arrested 39-year-old Joseph Woodruff on multiple felony warrants from Nevada and Yuba counties, Nevada County officials said. According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was served at...
Nevada County Launches Trail Finder App and Hosts Celebration of Trails Month in June
The Nevada County Board of Supervisors has designated June 2023 as “Celebration of Trails Month” to recognize the benefits of trails for local residents and visitors.
Placer County Sheriff's arrest log: Prowling, damaged device, warrants
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. May 22. Ida Gomez, 64, was arrested at 7:46 a.m. on suspicion of a misdemeanor bench warrant in the 3000 block of Highway...
Parts of Hwy 155 expected to be closed until next year
According to Caltrans that area of the highway isn't expected to be fully re-opened until February or March of next year.
Live from the field: Varsity boys volleyball continue historic season against Nevada Union
Varsity boys volleyball won their first ever CIF NorCal game on Tuesday, May 16th in a 3-0 sweep against the Nevada Union Miners. Led by PAL MVP Kevin Tomita and PAL first team Sean Murphy, the Scots showed their strength on both sides of the ball as well as their incredible team chemistry. This winning is nothing new for the Scots, as they continue to make history after a 10-0 PAL season and a D1 CCS championship against Braham High School,. Carlmont now looks to play 5 seed De La Salle on May 18th in the regional semifinals.
Critically Full, $5 Pet Adoptions offered at Placer County Animal Services Center
Auburn, Calif.- Placer County Animal Services Center is critically full of pets due to low adoption and redemption rates, and PCAS is holding a summer adoption special to encourage more people to adopt and give these pets a loving home. “I can’t remember a time where we’ve been this full...
Affordable Summer Transportation for Kids: Nevada County Connects Offers Youth Bus Passes
Nevada County Connects is offering a Summer Youth Bus Pass for children aged 6 -17 with proof of age. The pass provides unlimited rides on all fixed routes, including Route 5 to Auburn, Route 6 to Penn Valley – Lake Wildwood, and Route 7 serving the South Yuba River and North San Juan.
Man with multiple weapons arrested after spotted with gun near movie theater: Police
A man found with multiple weapons was arrested after a person by a California movie theater spotted him with a gun and called 911.
New details revealed about ‘severely decomposed’ body found near I-80 in California
The human remains were found in late March in Nevada County, near the Tahoe Pyramid Trail area.
Reggae legend to perform at The Center
GRASS VALLEY — The Center for the Arts presents Don Carlos in the Marisa Funk Theater June 3, with openers Kailash and Selecta Prime. For more than 40 years Don Carlos has been amongst the most consistent, busiest touring acts in reggae. Carlos (born Euvin Spencer) was born and raised in one of the most deprived regions of Western Kingston, Jamaica, in a district notoriously known as Waterhouse, which incidentally is also a musical spawning ground for many of reggae’s greatest ever talents, such as King Tubby, Black Uhuru, The Jays, Junior Reid and King Jammy. He started his singing career in 1973 as one of the original members of Black Uhuru, alongside other founding members Garth Dennis, who later went on to join the Wailing Souls, and Derrick Ducky Simpson.
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