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Chain controls over Donner Summit signal winter weather

Wintry weather made upper-elevation driving in Placer County a challenge Wednesday and spurred a mandatory chain up on Interstate 80 over Donner Summit. The chains requirement for ...

75-year-old Colfax Theatre reopens

The Colfax Theatre is back in business after an eight-year absence. The red glow of the landmark neon “Colfax” sign started lighting the way back again to the South Ma ...

Mandarins star in Orchard Days tour

Mandarin season is in full swing this month and Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association growers will host visitors Saturday and Sunday for the last weekend of Orchard Days. T ...

See a Holiday Cabaret

Thursday, Dec. 18 Christmas tree lot benefits Del Oro track and cross country, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday - Monday through Dec. 23 at Flower Farm, 9280 Horseshoe Bar Road. Fresh ...

Cards for Alexis

Cards for Alexis A little girl with terminal brain cancer needs our help. This will be her last Christmas and as a special gift her family has asked for Christmas cards. Sunrise S ...

Peace officers team to answer Salvation Army kettle call

The donations were more than just a drop in the bucket Tuesday as peace officers were out to raise funds for the Salvation Army red kettle campaign. The California Highway Patrol ...

Water providers upbeat on drought, concerned about runoff

The Nevada Irrigation District is upbeat about water storage and hopeful that ongoing drought conditions will be lessened. General Manager Rem Scherzinger reported that the distri ...

Placer County targets Auburn-area roads for reflector safety

A survey has shown Bowman, Dry Creek and Lake Arthur roads are among the worst in the county for head-on collisions. With federal funding from the federal Highway Safety Improveme ...

Law enforcement ringing bells, raising funds for needy

Peace officers will show their support today for some of Auburn’s neediest. Uniformed members of the Auburn Police Department, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and Calif ...

State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case

A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...