As protesters take to the streets nationwide over police shootings of unarmed black men, the Elk Grove Police Department has settled a case in which the police officer admitted he was trying to kill a white suspect who was lying, hands cuffed, in the back of a police car.
Bibliophile Kelley Ulmer closed her Almost Perfect Book Store on Wednesday after 25 years of business at Rocky Ridge Drive and Douglas Boulevard in Roseville, saying that the added expense from minimum-wage increases had made it impossible for her to continue operating.
The Elk Grove Unified school board promoted Associate Superintendent of Facilities Robert Pierce to the newly created job of deputy superintendent. Pierce will earn $225,000 a year, plus a $100 a month auto allowance, to oversee the business services and facilities department.
Pallets Unlimited, a manufacturing and storage yard, caught fire Wednesday morning during business hours, Cal Fire public information officer, Andrew Smith said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
El Dorado detectives say they believe the “Bandaged Bandit,” thought to be responsible for multiple bank robberies, is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of knocking over the U.S. Bank on 1020 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills on Monday. David Jarrell was booked into jail on suspicion of three counts of robbery.
The prank calls prompted unsuspecting employees to discharge fire suppression at the two restaurants. The caller asked restaurant staff to pull the activation handle in the kitchen to “test” the fire suppression system.
A judge will determine Sept. 9 whether the older brother of 13-year-old Ashley Wood of Rocklin, daughter of a Placer County prosecutor, should stand trial as an adult or be kept in the juvenile justice system.