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
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 the suspect who robbed a Granite Bay bank on the morning of September 12, 2014 . The man entered the River City Bank on Cavitt Stallman Road and passed a note to a teller that stated he had a gun and that he wanted money.
Rocklin and Roseville Today, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 03:00 AM
According to the Placer County Sheriff's Department, a suspect walked into the Cavitt Stallman Road bank and handed a teller a note. The man claimed to be armed, deputies say, but no gun was seen.
CBS Local, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 06:17 PM
Wildfire forces evacuations near Grass Valley A wildfire near Grass Valley quickly spread and is forcing evacuations of nearby homes Saturday afternoon. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tOOQeC The Nevada County Sheriff's Department said about 150 homes have been evacuated.
News10.net, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 08:36 PM