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The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week shares risks with teens

Alcohol and tobacco are the drugs most commonly abused by adolescents, followed by marijuana, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. By age 15, 33 percent of teens had ...

Parking assault arrest; Store vandalized: More

Jan. 6 Ivan Alekseyevich Kochuboy, 42, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property. The arrest took place in thee 9000-block of Crater Hill Road. Wes ...

Returning to their roots

Date nights were in the law-school library for Erin and Tim Riswold. All through their dual quests for law degrees at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento they were each other&rsq ...

PG&E offer assurances to Placer’s Pioneer

Pacific Gas & Electric is assuring Placer County’s Pioneer Community Energy that it doesn’t expect any impact to electric and natural gas service as a result of the ...

Appreciating our law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff’s officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers ...

Del Oro’s Dan Gayaldo to bid farewell

Longtime Del Oro High School Principal Dan Gayaldo announced his retirement this week.   In 1990, Gayaldo began coaching football and basketball at the Loomis high school wit ...

Placer K-9 survives gunshot wound

A veteran K-9 officer, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for six years, was shot by Tuesday night’s shooter. When the shooter, Stanley Stepanski III, was located ...

Del Oro to host Broadcasting Boot Camp

Del Oro’s broadcasting teacher Jeremy Jeffreys will hold a Broadcasting Boot Camp Saturday for students who want to learn more about broadcasting, video production and compos ...

Yolo County police shooting hits home in Placer County

The Jan. 10 fatal shooting of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona 43 miles from here has many residents sad and in shock. It also hits home to Placer County residents. On Dec. 12, ...

One victim killed Tuesday by South Placer shooter

UPDATED AT 1:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY Stanley Stepanski III, of Florence, Montana was the shooter in Tuesday’s deadly shooting spree that left one victim dead, another victim in ...

Village at Loomis: improved through community input

I would like to personally thank the community for your involvement and input in the review of the Village at Loomis plan over the last nearly four-and-a-half years. After 14 publ ...

DUI bike rider; Felon with shotgun; More

Dec. 31 Marques Nicole Hawley, 25, of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The turnover for arrest to the California Highway Patr ...

District: Inappropriate behavior, not hazing

A Placer Union High School District investigation found no evidence of hazing involving the Placer High School junior varsity boys basketball team. Instead, what the district desc ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Jan. 15, 2009 A memorial service is planned for Frank and Ann Konrad, who died in a fire that destroyed th ...