Man caught in bank attempting to pass stolen checks

Man caught in bank attempting to pass stolen checks

Auburn, CA….An Auburn man was arrested inside a north Auburn bank Monday afternoon while attempting to cash a check he had stolen from a woman he recently befriended. U.S. Bank officials called the Placer County Sheriff’s Office when Kyle L. Estes, 20, and a female were still inside the bank attempting to cash a $550 […]

Placer County Supervisors Take Oath of Office

Placer County Supervisors Take Oath of Office

Placer County, CA…..Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 so they could welcome the New Year ready to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. News-elected Supervisor Jack Duran, left, is administered his oath of office by Assistant Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters, […]

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month

Test your home for radon – and win!: January is National Radon Action Month, and in recognition of that, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and its partners are sponsoring a “Test Your Home for Radon and Win” contest for residents of Douglas, Carson City and Washoe counties. Homeowners can qualify to win a $1,500 credit […]

Douglas County Proposed changes to Monthly Sewer Rates

Douglas County Proposed changes to Monthly Sewer Rates

On February 3, 2011, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners will be voting on a proposed Resolution amending the monthly sewer rates for the County owned Sewer Utility. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY DOUGLAS COUNTY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO MONTHLY SEWER RATES FOR THE COUNTY SEWER UTILITY By way of Resolution, the Douglas County Board […]

Placer County Purse Theft Identity’s Sought

Placer County Purse Theft Identity’s Sought

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of a man caught on video stealing women’s purses from grocery carts in Auburn. December 30, deputies began investigating a series of purse thefts that occurred while shoppers were selecting merchandise from grocery store shelves. The victims had placed their purses in shopping carts and the […]

Meals on Wheels Gets Assistance

Meals on Wheels Gets Assistance

Placer County District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery presented a $5,000 check for Meals on Wheels to Sarah Hall Deardorff, Executive Director of the Sierra Senior Services program in Truckee on Sun., Jan. 2, 2011. for the Meals on Wheels program on Sun., Jan. 2, 2011, in Truckee. In 2010, Supervisor Montgomery directed that her Fiscal […]

Construction Spending Up For Third Straight Month

Construction Spending Up For Third Straight Month

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during November 2010 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $810.2 billion, 0.4 percent (±1.6%)* above the revised October estimate of $806.7 billion. The November figure is 6.0 percent (±1.9%) below the November 2009 estimate of $861.5 billion. […]