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Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

UPDATE: Suspect in Roseville officer assault captured near scene of the crime

A tense encounter this morning between a Roseville police officer and an alleged burglar let to shots being fired, and a regional law enforcement sweep. The suspect in the cas ...

Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

New bridge to cross Canyon Creek near Auburn

A tricky, water crossing over Canyon Creek along the Western States Trail near Auburn will soon be spanned by a bridge. The 34-foot-long bridge is being built at the bottom of a w ...

Pirate sighting on Helens Court

A boat has been transformed into The Black Pearl from “The Pirates of the Caribbean” by the Benge family of Helens Court. For Halloween, sound affects and fog will b ...

Loomis students learn about polio's dark history

As parts of the world, and even some U.S. cities, deal with the ebola virus, last week school-age children in Loomis got a peek into polio, a disease that have a century ago had it ...

Council race ends at Nov. 4 election

Tuesday’s general election will give voters the opportunity to have their say on state propositions, statewide office holders, local school and public agency boards and, i ...

Homecoming parade will have "Worlds of Fantasy" theme

Thursday, Oct. 30 Third annual Battle of the Bands and Chili Cook Off, Oct. 30 at Blue Goose Event Center. Friday, Oct. 31 Del Oro High School homecoming parade, 3 p.m. Oct. 31 ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...