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Authorities: West Sac man arrested for trying to have sex with teen

AUBURN, Calif. (KCRA) —The Placer County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 51-year-old man they said was trying to meet up with a 15-year-old girl for sex.Video posted Sundayby the sheriff's office shows Timothy Zellner of West Sacramento being arrested in Auburn.Advertisement"After months of inapprop

KCRA.COM - 2018-08-19 22:39:00

Nevada County blotter: Man tells neighbor he’s disappointed and ashamed

5:38 a.m. — A caller on Old Downieville Highway, near Cedro Road, reported seeing a flashlight on her property. The caller then heard someone close to her house.

UNION - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

51-Year-Old Man Arrested For Trying To Have Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — 51-year-old Timothy Zellner was arrested for attempting to meet up and have sex with a 15-year-old girl.According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Zellner set up a meeting to have sex with a girl he believed to be 15-years-old after months of conversing and sending nu

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-19 18:43:16

Grocery delivery service set to launch in Nevada County

Just about anyone who makes sure there's food on the table every day has faced this dilemma.Shopping for those groceries takes time. And energy.And sometimes there's just not enough time in the day to make it to the store. Or maybe you're down with the flu, or your kids are down with the flu, or you

UNION - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Where the Wild Things Are — A Celebration for Wildlife set for nursery in Nevada City

The eighth annual, "Where the Wild Things Are — A Celebration for Wildlife," sponsored by Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at Prospector's Nursery in Nevada City.All proceeds from the evening will go toward providing care for injured or orphaned wild songbir

UNION - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Popular Bounty of the County event returns with bigger venue, different format

If you must have a problem, this is a great problem to have.Bounty of the County, Nevada County's premier farm-to-table event, has become very popular and too crowded.The annual food festival celebrating local farmers and ranchers, and the bounty they provide, has outgrown its previous venue. This y

UNION - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Not all homeless people want help when it’s offered, Nevada County officials say

Dispatchers received a handful of calls within a few hours about the woman sitting near Highway 20.The reports were similar: A woman was sitting under the South Ponderosa Way overpass. She wore a shirt, pants and no shoes. One caller said the woman "appears out of it."Dispatchers received those call

UNION - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

State Parks, Nevada County Consolidated Fire dismantle “Fort Resort” in the South Yuba river canyon

NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 16, 2018 – An undercover operation by State Parks and Nevada County Consolidated Fire District put a halt to the “Fort Resort” operating as a vacation rental in the South Yuba River canyon – on public land. The camp – located upstream from Purdon Crossing on State Parks la


Nevada City man found sleeping outside, arrested twice in 2 days

A Nevada City man arrested twice in two days after police found him sleeping outside is free on bond, authorities state.Officers arrested Bradford Dean Hill, 43, Wednesday and Thursday at two different spots, finding him asleep both times surrounded by bottles of alcohol, Grass Valley Police Sgt. Ja


Yet another jar-headed animal rescued in El Dorado County

Ben Nuckolls, a wildlife expert with Gold Country Wildlife Rescue out of Auburn, caught and assisted a small, grey, female fox who had a plastic jar stuck over her entire head for a prolonged period of time.


Military Notes: Airman with local ties finishes training

Nick DeCicco is the editor of the Tailwind and writes the pop culture blog/column For Those About to Rock. Before joining the DR staff in July 2007, DeCicco (pronounced Deh-CEE-Coh) worked at The Union in Grass Valley and the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colorado. A 2004 graduate of the University of

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-08-19 08:31:47

Two men arrested in connection to Home Depot robbery

At 2:27 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery after a loss prevention employee tried to stop Chase Waller outside of the store for allegedly stealing power tools, police said.

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-08-19 01:02:44

Search Warrant Service at Illegal Marijuana Grow in Camptonville

CAMPTONVILLE, Calif. August 17, 2018 – On Thursday 8/16/18 at approximately 7am, Yuba County Marijuana Enforcement Team investigators, along with agents from Net-5, served a search warrant in the 15000 block of Mountain House Rd in Camptonville at the site of an illegal marijuana grow. Upon executio


Placer County's Craziest Drive: Iowa Hill Road - Rocklin and Roseville Today

Iowa Hill, CA – Adrenaline crazed, white knuckles, hair raising turns and simply scared out of your pants. That’s pretty much all you need to know.


Two-car crash jams Highway 49

A two-car collision jammed up traffic in an “very inconvenient spot,” said Angela McCollough, patrol officer for Auburn Police Department.


FBI wants to identify man in hopes of rescuing sexually-exploited child

GREENVILLE, S.C. —The FBI has released an image and a sketch that agents hope will help them solve an ongoing child sexual exploitation case.A video showing the unidentified man with a child victim was uncovered by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in October 2017. Investigators

KCRA.COM - 2018-08-18 12:14:00

Fire destroys double-wide in Palermo

PALERMO — A double-wide modular home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Palermo.The fire on the 2300 block of Pinecrest Road was reported about 10:30 p.m. Six engines and a water truck responded to keep the fire from spreading into the surrounding grasslands.

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-08-18 10:19:43

US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires

Cal Fire bulldozer 2341 pushes through a mound of burning vegetation due to a wildfire in Grass Valley, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (Elias Funez/The Union via AP)


CHP: Rocklin man arrested in crash that killed officer, another driver

Sean Matthew Walker, 36, was arrested for his involvement in Friday’s crash that killedOfficer Kirk Griessand Jaime Bueza Manuel.


Nevada County Police Blotter: Caller says sidewalk washing against state, federal and NID law

10:48 a.m. — A caller from Sierra Vista Drive reported a beagle-type dog tied up at all times with only water available from a wading pool, and the water was dirty. The dog was found to be fine, had shelter, a wading pool to sit in, a 20-gallon bucket of fresh water to drink, was being fed and was o