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UPDATE: Roseville SWAT surrounding possibly armed suspect in house on King Road

Roseville police officers and SWAT operatives have surrounded a house on the 200 block of King Road near the downtown area of Douglas Boulevard. According to authorities, a suspect ...

Highway 49 North Auburn bypass back on the political table

The long-simmering question of building a bypass around Auburn to eliminate Highway 49 traffic congestion was dusted off Tuesday. The resurrection of a much-discussed, long-buried ...

Auburn police arrest two for robbery, burglary, conspiracy

  Auburn Police have arrested two men on suspicion of robbery, burglary and conspiracy  The case began on April 13 when a  a subject contacted police to r ...

Placer wins big at Seattle band competition

Placer High School bands and choirs, led by David Lawrenson, music director, won big at the Seattle World Strides Music Competition. Awards include: • Program sweepstakes (b ...

Measure C would give millions to Placer Union schools

Gone are the days when a teacher stood in front of neatly-lined rows of desks “Little House on the Prairie”-style and imparted knowledge while students took copious not ...

Homeless shelter extended ten months

Correction: This article has been amended to fix two production errors: One missed the longer-term plans referenced in the second paragraph and the ...

BIG Day of Giving deadline extended

Americans were so generous during the BIG Day of Giving yesterday, their giving broke the national online site where donations were accepted.  As a result donations to lo ...

Loomis to hold community yard sale

Loomis residents should brace themselves – the community yard sale is a little less than a week away. Jenny Knisley, Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce executive director, sai ...

Workshop on downtown improvements

A joint workshop, including members of the Loomis Town Council and the Planning Commission, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss improvements to the downtown area. The improveme ...

Go for the burn – but get that permit first

Citing dry weather conditions, Cal Fire has put a burn permit requirement back in place as temperatures start to heat up again. The drop in moisture means brush and grasses in the ...

Placer County family leaves legacy of land, sharing

The legacy of Betty and Matt Bailey lives on in a new 40-acre preserve recently donated by the couple’s family on the north fork of the American River, near Alta. The Auburn ...

King Road to experience small, temporary closures near Auburn-Folsom Road

A small section of King Road, totaling a couple of thousand feet near Auburn-Folsom Road, will be closed to through traffic between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until ...

Loomis student named a Top 100 student at Butler University

  Butler University senior Isabelle Obert has been named one of the Top 100 Students for 2016.  ​Obert, a Butler University education major, is from Loomis. The ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 5

Thursday, May 5 Coffee Connection is at 8 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Join the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce for networking and updates f ...

Ready, steady, donate

The challenge is about to begin: 31 Auburn competitors have been preparing since last fall for this 24-hour race to the fundraising finish known as the Big Day of Giving.  It ...