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5 Hot Topics for Placer Board of Supervisors

Homeless, budget and sister-city topics highlight Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Here’s a Top 5 list of hot topics the five member Placer County board will ta ...

Local residents inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Three area students, including one from Loomis, were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor socie ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

Auburn teacher arrested

A Roseville man who taught at Horizon Charter schools in Auburn and Roseville has been arrested on six felony counts of child molestation. James McNealy Carroll, 64, was arrested ...

Car Show and Chili Cook-off offers hot cars and chili tastings April 30

Local musician Doug Weiss enjoys performing at an event that helps the community.   As band leader, guitarist and lead vocalist for Lincoln Highway, Weiss has played at the ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 11, 2006      The Loomis Art Loop, a free studio tour, includes jeweler Doug Horto ...

Roseville’s new indoor skydiving experience prepares to take flight

Roseville residents with the thrill-seeking instinct will finally have a new option in coming weeks: iFly, the international indoor skydiving venture, will start taking party and g ...

Auburn One Book One Community's Evening with the Author event postponed

Julie Otsuka, author of “When the Emperor was Divine,” will not be able to make her scheduled appearance tonight at Placer High School due to a medical emergency. Otsu ...

Updated PHS press box may include names of Gaches, Keller

The parents of Trevor Keller and Jared Gaches, two freshman football players at Placer High School who lost their lives earlier this month, hope to honor their sons by updating the ...

PUHSD updates sex ed policy

Auburn-area students will receive an updated version of sex education, as high school trustees voted to adopt new state law into its policies. The state law requires that seventh- ...

Full rivers promise great year for rafting

The rivers are rushing, and the snow pack is high, which means it’s going to be a great year for white water enthusiasts. It already is. “This is the best year we&rsq ...

No Tahoe National Forest fire on Humbug Ridge after all

The Forest Service announced Thursday that Wednesday's prescribed burn in the American River District of the Tahoe National Forest was postponed until further notice due to unf ...

Retired Placer sheriff’s lieutenant to be honored

Retired Placer County sheriff’s lieutenant John Weaver is being honored at this year’s State of the Community event in Auburn with the Placer County Award. Weaver reti ...

Donning denim sends anti-sex assault message in Auburn

It was an Italian Supreme Court decision heard round the world. And it revolved around a rape and tight jeans. Judges on the court issued a ruling saying the 18-year-old female v ...

Homeless issues dominate Auburn debate

Questions on homelessness dominated a debate Tuesday in Auburn between District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The candidates – incumbent Jennifer Montgomery and challen ...