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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 ...

Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...