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Man walking bicycle struck by car, killed on Tuesday night

Jun 22, 2016


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Supervisors approve closure of Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries

The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved the closure of the Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries, continuing the county’s plan to provide more modern and sustainable library services throughout the library system. Two years ago, the supervisors gave direction to the Placer County library administration to develop a plan to provide sustainable libraries. Since...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove’s Congressman Bera Make Impassioned Floor Speech; Protest Planned Against Jones

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Jun 22, 2016
Elk Grove’s Congressman Bera Make Impassioned Floor Speech; Protest Planned Against Jones



June 22, 2016 |

In a show of solidarity with his Democratic colleagues who are staging a sit-in, Dr. Ami Bera (D - Elk Grove) made a floor speech today demanding action on gun legislation following last weeks Orlando shooting that left 49 people dead. (See video below).

At the center of the...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Man Arrested After He Allegedly Chokes, Demands Cash From Mother-in-law

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Jun 22, 2016
Elk Grove Man Arrested After He Allegedly Chokes, Demands Cash From Mother-in-law



June 22, 2016 |

An Elk Grove man is being held at the Sacramento County Jail after he allegedly choked and threatened his mother-in-law early yesterday afternoon.

The suspect, 42-year old Gurjindar Singh (pictured above) was in a verbal argument with another person at a residence on the 8300 block of...

Living In Urban Sac
Ice Blocks Demolition

Future site of Ice Blocks project on R Street, Sacramento After a fire destroyed the bones of the former Crystal Ice Block building last November, developer Heller Pacific is forging ahead with revised plans to develop the three block ...

YubaNet.com
CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Sacramento, Amador, El Dorado and Alpine Counties starting June 27

Jun 22, 2016

Camino June 22, 2016 - While recent rains this winter and spring have been a welcome sight in California, drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Sacramento, Amador, El Dorado and Alpine Counties....

YubaNet.com
Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada

Jun 22, 2016

VALLEJO, Calif. June 22, 2016 - The U.S. Forest Service today announced that it has identified an additional 26 million trees dead in California since October 2015. These trees are located in six counties across 760,000 acres in the southern Sierra Nev...

Elk Grove News
Suspect Bites Employee in Elk Grove Grocery Store Shoplifting Incident

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Jun 22, 2016
Suspect Bites Employee in Elk Grove Grocery Store Shoplifting Incident

Pawnee Parrish

June 22, 2016 |

Elk Grove Police made two separate arrests, in which one of the suspects bit a loss prevention employee, at an Elk Grove grocery store yesterday.

The suspects arrest in the two incidents were 55-year old Pawnee Parrish of Sacramento (pictured above) and...

YubaNet.com
Placer Supervisors vote to limit medical marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by patients

Jun 22, 2016

AUBURN, Calif. June 22, 2016 - Commercial medical marijuana cultivation and sale will not be allowed in unincorporated Placer County, after the board of supervisors yesterday voted 3-2 to limit marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by medical marijuana patients only. The board directed county staff to return with an ordinance codifying the approach...

YubaNet.com
Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Program is Hiring

Jun 22, 2016

TRUCKEE, Calif. June 22, 2016 - Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Program.

The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities.

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership member means doing great things for...

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