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Penryn man held in Salvation Army meat theft

Auburn police arrested a Penryn man Thursday afternoon and were seeking another in connection with the theft of $5,000 worth of frozen beef from the Auburn Salvation Army. Most of ...

Woman, 36, to serve 90 days for sex with 16-year-old ex-student

A former Newcastle special-education teacher was ordered Thursday to serve 90 days in Placer County jail on a sex-abuse conviction related to a relationship she admitted having wit ...

Media Life: Blues-rock survivors Savoy Brown to play Auburn

Like a finely crafted, vintage guitar, the sound of a classic rock-blues band can wear the years well. With an old guitar, it’s a certain warmth in tone that comes through i ...

Resolution possible in Colored Pencils sex case

  Both sides were said to be close to a potential resolution Thursday in the case of a 15-year-old youth accused of sexually abusing four children at the former Colored Penci ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Penryn Oktoberfest this Saturday

SATURDAY Friends of the Del Oro Pool hold The Last Splash pool party from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Del Oro pool. The event features open swim, relays, live auction and v ...

Loomis man mills up-cycled furniture

A local man is preserving part of Loomis history within each piece of his one-of-a-kind furniture. Three things – the recession, volunteer projects and a “Hallmark dad ...

England’s Warwick U ready to welcome Placer contingent

The University of Warwick is looking forward to welcoming representatives from the Placer County Board of Supervisors to its campus in November, a spokesman for the United Kingdom ...

Auburn’s Champlins to pay back $500,000-plus in elder-fraud case

An Auburn man convicted of theft and elder abuse has been ordered to pay $662,000 in restitution to the woman he stole from – his octogenarian mother. Mark Champlin pleaded ...

Woman detained after “suspicious” North Auburn house fire

A woman was led away in handcuffs after a North Auburn house fire Wednesday that authorities are describing as suspicious. The unidentified woman was one of three occupants of a o ...

Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...