Cal Fire

PG&E says permanent canal fix could come by mid-June

Tuesday night local water customers spoke out about their concerns and questions surrounding the impacts an April 19 Bear River Canal break is having on their lives, while PG&E sai ...

Rescuers airlift man from river

A visitor to the American River near Auburn got caught in the chilly, swift-flowing current and floated downstream where he was able to cling to a rock Sunday afternoon until rescu ...

Foresthill felon sentenced for having, brandishing firearm

A Foresthill man is beginning a two-year prison sentence in connection to a summer shooting outside a Foresthill Cal Fire station. Judge Larry Gaddis sentenced Joshua Trinidad Lem ...

Agency assists with more than just fires

Cal Fire is an agency of many hats. The state agency, which has a contract with Placer County to provide services throughout the county, not only fights wildfires and responds to ...

Glider caught in power line

A power glider pilot whose aircraft got entangled in power lines, spent about two hours hanging in the air Saturday. The incident happened about 3:50 p.m. at Highway 49 and Woodr ...