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Today is last day to submit letters to the editor regarding Nov. 4 election

Midnight Monday, Oct. 20, is the deadline to submit letters to the editor about candidates, races or issues that appear on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Letters that meet guidelines wil ...

Community event was a harvest of fun

Heckler the Horrible Clown, a creation of former Universal Studios stuntman Chris LaCentra, could be found at the Loomis Grammar School Harvest Fair where he volunteered his tim ...

Bring on the bands

Over its more than five decades of existence, the Del Oro High School band has earned a reputation of excellence. The marching band will put its colors on display Saturday when ...

South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

Auburn getting pumped up over plummeting gas prices

Auburn-area motorists continue to enjoy a drop in gas prices. AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey is formalizing what motorists have been seeing over the past week ...

Gratefulness, relief in Applegate, Weimar a week after fire erupts

With words “containment” and “demobilization of fire resources” in the air instead of smoke, residents of the Applegate and Weimar area are returning to the ...

UPDATE: Six of 14 Oakmont football players suspended for drug connections will play again this season

Sources at Oakmont High School in Roseville have confirmed that an Oct. 10 drug citation of an 18-year-old student has sparked an extensive investigation by school officials and th ...

Auburn man struck, killed while crossing Denver street

At 18, Auburn’s Sheldon Allmon left home and loved ones on Wednesday to embark on a 10-month stint with AmeriCorps. On Friday, crossing a busy southwest Denver street near t ...

Fire in Auburn injures one, damages buildings

A blaze damaged buildings and sent embers floating dangerously into nearby yards Monday morning in an older neighborhood of houses opposite Interstate 80 from Old Town Auburn. The ...

More recreation areas open after King Fire containment

With King Fire containment, the U.S. Forest Service has reduced the size of the area closed to the public. But several popular recreation areas past Georgetown in El Dorado County ...