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Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

Auburn focus in HBO Golden State Killer documentary

The Golden State Killer lurked in the shadows of California's consciousness for much of the 1970s and 1980s. But when ex-Auburn Police Officer Joe DeAngelo was arrested in Apr ...

South Placer calendar, starting Aug. 17

Friday, Aug. 17 Yoga class is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis. Story Time is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays at the Loomis Library a ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Loomis kids donate proceeds from lemonade stand

Some bright young whippersnappers raised money for a good cause Tuesday morning in Loomis. Riley Collins, 12, and her brothers, Reid, 10, and Rocco 8, sold lemonade and homemade ...

30 YEARS OF ROCKIN’

When it comes to famous rock ’n’ roll radio broadcasters in Northern California, Pat Martin is iconic. “The first song I ever played here at 98 Rock was Guns an ...

Air quality a concern for Placer County possibly through October

As multiple wildfires continue to plague California this week, air quality is being compromised in Placer County. With fires such as the Mendocino Complex Fire burning itself into ...

Costco and Village at Loomis dominate ‘Talks of the Town’ discussion

The first “Talks of the Town” forum hosted Tuesday at the Loomis Library and Community Learning Center discussed the latest updates on the proposed Costco and the propo ...

Auburn Cruise Nite Dos and Don’ts: An Etiquette Guide

Auburn’s version of Hot August Nights — which is also taking place this week — is actually older than the Reno event. The Biggest Little City in the World has be ...

Hall of Fame welcomes Auburn stunt star

Auburn’s Gary Davis’ record-setting jumps over cars and death-defying film stunts have earned him admission into the American Motorcyclist Association’s Motorcycl ...

Fires are our new norm

California is on fire. While the fires have dominated national news, we don’t need TV newscasters or the Wall Street Journal telling us that Northern California is ablaze. ...

Wildfires continue to rage, prompt air safety concerns

On Monday, smoke filled skies throughout the region continued to be a grim reminder of the onslaught of wildfires that continue to ravage areas throughout California. The Sacramen ...

Time to fix the DMV

At the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), state employees are sleeping on the job. Literally. A recent report revealed that one particular employee had a habit of sleeping severa ...

Looking Back, Loomis column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Aug. 21, 2008     Susan Hamada, a 1975 Del Oro High School graduate, is teachi ...