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Newcastle teacher reaches plea deal on sex charges

A former Newcastle special education teacher has reached a plea deal on sex abuse charges related to an intimate relationship with a former student, who was a minor at the time of ...

40th Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run set for Saturday

The race from Squaw Valley to the Endurance Capital of the World is set for Saturday. Starting at 5 a.m., a field of 369 entrants are expected to take part in the 40th running of ...

Rainy weather causes crash near freeway

Loomis emergency responders rushed out to the Horseshoe Bar Road freeway overpass Tuesday afternoon, after a motorist driving in the rare June rain crashed through a guardrail, ...

Do you know this man?

The Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on this suspect seen on video surveillance at a Sacramento Walmart store using a credit card that was stolen from a ho ...

Real estate market on fire in Auburn, Placer County

  For Rocky Sanchez, the current heated real-estate market in Auburn and Placer means the phone never stops ringing. Sanchez, a Lyon Real Estate Realtor with 17 years experi ...

Unattended candle causes Loomis house fire

Officials said an unattended burning candle is to blame for a house fire on Tudor Way that sent one man to the hospital on Monday. Dave Wheeler, Loomis Fire Protection District Ch ...

Car crashes on Horseshoe Bar Road

No one was injured when a driver lost control of his vehicle, spun out and crashed in a ditch at 7220 Horseshoe Bar Road on Monday afternoon. Loomis Fire Protection District, Place ...

Placer Superior Court announces change in operating hours

The Superior Court of Placer County has announced a return to normal operating hours at its clerks’ offices beginning July 5. In October 2012, the court reduced hours at the ...