The weather system that brought clouds, cooler temperatures, and a few raindrops to northern California on Thursday pushes into the southern portion of the state on Friday. As a result, winds will shift and blow from the north-northeast Friday through the Sierra, foothills and valley.
CBS Local, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 09:20 PM
The King Fire burning through the Sierra Nevada has cut off electricity supplied by a number of hydroelectric reservoirs and likely also damaged a number of treasured recreation areas in the region. Officials remain in the dark about much of the damage, as the fire continues to rage and access to many areas is simply not available.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 03:31 PM
School districts are watching air quality closely to make sure it's safe for students to be outside, and some events have already been canceled. The Placer High cross country team was out and running on Wednesday, with the massive smoke cloud off in the distance.
CBS Local, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:48 PM
Several property owners have joined Squaw Valley ski resort, Squaw Valley Lodge and Resort at Squaw Creek in requesting exclusion from the proposed town of Olympic Valley. "PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn ... feels strongly that we have the appropriate representation from our local government, both county officials and elected official , all of whom we support," wrote Hilary Newsom, president of PlumpJack Group, in a July 29 letter to Placer County Local Agency Formation Commission.
Tahoe Daily Tribune, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:06 PM
When they meet tonight, Vacaville Unified leaders face a relatively light agenda, of superintendent and trustees comments, the consent calendar, and approval of a geometry textbook for the independent study program. The consent calendar, items routinely approved, typically, with little or no discussion, includes contracts between the district and a special education and rehabilitation services company and with the Placer County Office of Education.
The Reporter, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 12:46 AM
Blake Riva, senior partner with East West Partners, informs a group of rougly 100 people of the proposed Martis Valley West Parcel Project at a presentation Thursday at The Treehouse near The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. A map of the land intended to be preserved in Martis Valley and the area proposed to be designated for development, which is drawing environmental concerns from basin groups.
Tahoe Daily Tribune, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:34 PM
Placer County sheriff's detectives are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect in the Friday morning robbery of a Granite Bay bank. The man entered the River City Bank on Cavitt Stallman Road at 10:23 a.m. and passed a note to a teller that stated he had a gun and wanted money, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 08:02 PM