The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Lincoln Tuesday, July 25, 2017, for allegedly bringing marijuana across state lines. Donald E. McCormick, III, 37, was found camping in Thunder Valley Court. McCormick came from Oregon with six pounds of marijuana to give other poker players at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort, according to Placer County Sheriff’s deputies.
Several Lincoln Police Department officers and other city employees spent July 27, 2017 picking up trash that had been left behind along the Auburn Ravine. The Police Department said in a Facebook post that this was done to keep the Ravine an attractive place to enjoy nature on these hot summer days.
Sacramento will be sunny Friday with a high temperature of 99 degrees, the start of a hot week to come, according to the National Weather Service. Most of the region will see slight warming each day up to Sunday, when temperatures are projected to hit up to 10 degrees above the low-90s typical this time of summer.
Benjamin Brownlee, on the witness stand Thursday, retracted his confession to killing Sharen Brandow in August 2016. He said he made up the story in an effort to go to jail and get off the streets. Brandow, 69, was killed at her homeless campsite under a Sacramento freeway.