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Happening Now - October 2014


By: YubaNet

Happening Now is a feature designed to bring updates, announcements and info on news items throughout the day.

You are invited to participate. See a road closure? A business opening? A smoke plume? Email us at news@yubanet.com or call 530-478-9600. You can also text us at 530-409-9888, but please don't text or call while driving.

October 25, 2014 at 10:41 PM Vehicle fire in the driveway of Nevada County Juvenile Hall, no extension to the vegetation. Units en route.

October 25, 2014 at 8:11 PM Selfies with bears. Seriously?! Visitor behavior creating unsafe situations at Taylor Creek. Human interaction with bears at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center during the Kokanee salmon spawn has reached an unsafe level. The Forest Service is asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Visitor center staff routinely encounter unsafe situations as guests ignore their instructions and get too close to bears to take photos and videos.

Caltrans traffic cam I80 WB at Kingvale
October 25, 2014 at 1:46 PM Chain Control on I80 at I80 W / I80 W Kingvale Off ramp.

October 25, 2014 at 12:14 PM Vehicle accident on Sutton Way in Grass Valley, two vehicles involved.

October 25, 2014 at 10:47 AM CAL FIRE, Inyo USFS and local government are fighting a vegetation fire reported to be a few acres outside Lone Pine near Tuttle Creek Campground.

October 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM Pro Tip: Make sure your cell phones, tablets and other devices are fully charged. Power outages are likely with the high winds today.

October 25, 2014 at 9:25 AM Placer Sheriff will be escorting Detective Mike Davis from Sacramento to Chapel of the Valley on Vernon Street in Roseville with a large law enforcement and fire dept procession today. Estimated arrival time between noon and 12:30.

October 25, 2014 at 9:23 AM Thunderstorms, strong winds, rain and maybe even isolated weak tornadoes. Frontal system moving inland today. Thunderstorms probable over most of NorCal with the strongest in the Sacramento Valley. Motorists & residents should stay alert for changing weather conditions. Strong southerly winds also accompany this storm. Impacts from storm include downed power lines/localized power outages, lightning, hail, isolated tornadoes, moderate to heavy rain, minor flooding, and local slides over burn scars. The effects of the strong wind on trees is enhanced due to the leaves still being on the trees.

October 24, 2014 at 10:23PM Nevada City Fire Department and CAL FIRE responded, located a 10 by 10 spot on the 500 block of Railroad Avenue. Fire is extinguished, firefighters working on a line around the spot. The cause is under investigation.

October 24, 2014 at 10:19 PM Report of a vegetation fire near the Chevron Station on Sacramento Street in Nevada City. Units en route to the incident.

October 24, 2014 at 6:59 PM Report of a possible vegetation fire on Alison Ranch Road, burning brush on the roadside reported.

October 24, 2014 at 4:28 PM Placer County Sheriff's Office confirms the death of one of their deputies in today's shootout. A second deputy is also being treated for a gun shot wound.

October 24, 2014 at 4:01 PM The Placer Sheriff announces suspect in deputy shooting in custody. Auburn residents can breathe easier.

October 24, 2014 at 3:31 PM AuburnPoliceCA: Alta Vista students may be released to their parents. Students from Skyridge, EV Cain and Alta Vista are being released to parents only. Walkers will be held for pick up.

October 24, 2014 at 3:02 PM Per CHP: Auburn Folsom Road is closed at Indian Hill Rd due to police activity - there is no estimated time of reopening, motorists are advised to use alternate routes and avoid the area.

October 24, 2014 at 2:58 PM Placer High School students are being evacuated to the Boys and Girls Club at 679 Lincoln Way. Skyridge School students are currently being evacuated to EV Cain Middle School at 150 Palm Ave.

October 24, 2014 at 2:10 PM Auburn Police: The search area has extended to the Robie Point area behind Placer High. Stay in your homes and lock your doors.

October 24, 2014 at 1:21 PM Auburn Police: We are, along with multiple agencies involved in an active shooter situation in the south Auburn area. Stay clear of the area if possible

October 24, 2014 at 1:15 PM The Sacramento Sheriff's Department has set up a tip line for any one with information re deputy shooting: 916-874-9022.

October 24, 2014 at 1:07 PM Per Placer Unified: All Auburn school are on lockdown due to police


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Happening Now - October 2014

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