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Auburn Police Arrest Second Man in ‘Meat Theft’ Case

Oct 17, 2013
Auburn Police Arrest Second Man in ‘Meat Theft’ Case

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Auburn Police announced early Thursday morning that they had arrested a second person in connection with a reported 300 pounds of meat stolen from the Salvation Army.

Richard Earl Means, 49, was arrested Wednesday afternoon as detectives followed up …


Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Activists urge Tom McClintock to vote to open U.S. government — as House GOP effort to end crisis ends in “humiliating failure.”

“A Sacramento area cancer survivor whose potential treatment was delayed by the partial federal government shutdown joined other activists Tuesday to deliver more than 140,000 petition signatures urging a compromise to Rep. Tom McClintock’s district office in Granite Bay,” the Sacramento Bee is reporting. “Michelle Langbehn and organizers from California Fair Share and Organizing...

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VIDEO: Auburn woman urges McClintock to help end shutdown

Oct 15, 2013
VIDEO: Auburn woman urges McClintock to help end shutdown

A Sacramento area cancer survivor whose potential treatment has been delayed by the partial federal government shutdown joined other activists Tuesday afternoon to deliver more than 140,000 signatures urging a compromise to GOP Rep. Tom McClintock's di...

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Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
PlacerArts’ 20th annual Autumn Art Studios Tour is November 8-10

PlacerArts’ 20th annual Autumn Art Studios Tour is November 8-10

PLACER COUNTY’S PICTURESQUE SMALL TOWNS, scenic trails and stunning recreation areas provide a backdrop to a vibrant arts community that amazes and delights its residents and visitors. It is a natural habitat for artists, who translate the foothill vistas, wildlife, historic buildings and gardens into a splendid range of interpretations, with jewelry, mixed media, paintings,...

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The whimsical art of John F. Johnson and Jenn Norpchen on exhibit in Roseville

The whimsical art of John F. Johnson and Jenn Norpchen on exhibit in Roseville

The Williams + Paddon Gallery presents the humorous gourd art of Jenn Norpchen and the creative photo illustrations of John F. Johnson through November, 2013. The exhibition is a collection of Johnson’s “manimals” illustrating a whimsical alternative to H.G.Wells’ famous novel The Island of Dr. Moreau, and the unique gourd art created by Norpchen out...

FOX40
Truckee Police See Rise in Bears Getting Stuck in Cars

Oct 14, 2013
Truckee Police See Rise in Bears Getting Stuck in Cars

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In the last two weeks, police say three bears have become trapped in cars in Truckee.

The most recent case happened late Sunday night in the Glenshire neighborhood, according to Truckee Police. Officers couldn’t find the car’s owner, so …


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Auburn Asks Residents to Abstain from Giving Panhandlers Money

Oct 13, 2013

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Sometimes it’s tough trying to determine who’s in need of help and who’s just trying to make a quick buck. So, Auburn’s Police Department is kicking off a new campaign this week to crack down on panhandling.

The police …


FOX40
2 Taken to Hospital after Fire in Loomis

Oct 13, 2013
2 Taken to Hospital after Fire in Loomis

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Two people have been taken to the hospital after a two-alarm in Loomis that has six agencies from around the region responding, a Placer Fire official told FOX40

A total of 10 engines and three ambulances have shown up …


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Government Shutdown Threatening ‘Meals on Wheels’ for Seniors

Oct 9, 2013

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Seniors First in Auburn says at the end of this month they might have to stop delivering “Meals on Wheels” to 160 elderly people in Placer County. The government shutdown had dried up their funding – and unless the …


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Why Our Fall Foliage Is Best

Why Our Fall Foliage Is Best

“Nature’s first green is gold”—Robert Frost New England’s fall foliage is legendary. Each year hundreds of thousands of people flock to the Northeast to view the explosion of fall colors. We’ve been. The bronze, bright yellow and vibrant red leaves—set amid quaint towns such as Woodstock, VT or idyllic college towns such as Amherst,...

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