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Two-county pursuit ends in officer-involved shooting in Foresthill

A vehicle pursuit that began in Nevada County ended with an officer-involved shooting in the Placer County community of Foresthill late Friday afternoon, April 20, 2018. Officer David Martinez, California Highway Patrol spokesman, said the driver and only occupant of the vehicle, who had been pursued for reckless driving, was shot. No information was available on his condition. No officers were injured.

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SMUD to upgrade campgrounds in Crystal Basin Recreation Area

Two popular Eldorado National Forest campgrounds in the Crystal Basin Recreation Area are slated for improvements as part of $150 million in projects tied to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's hydroelectric operations on the Upper American River. Upgrades to existing facilities as well as some new improvements are planned this spring and summer at the Sunset and Azalea Cove campgrounds near Union Valley Reservoir as well as to the Gerle Creek Reservoir area, according to a SMUD news release.

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Worried mother searches streets for her mentally disabled son

Margaret Wener's mentally disabled son, Michael Fristoe, 34, has been missing for 11 days. Police dropped him off on Bannon Street after he had an argument with her at their home in Tahoe Park. She hasn't seen him since.
Randy Pench