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Cal Fire says Foresthill Bridge work crew sparked blaze

Cal Fire investigators determined that a construction crew caused the 4-acre vegetation fire on the Auburn side of the Foresthill Bridge on July 9, and they say the company may be ...

Placer comes up big at California State Fair

Placer County’s exhibit at the California State Fair has caught the eye of judges, as well as many of the hundreds of thousands of visitors. The exhibit combines animatronic ...

Sheridan mother dies after allegedly stabbed by daughter

A Sheridan woman has died after allegedly being stabbed Wednesday by her daughter, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute ...

Brush fire near Sierra College contained

Rocklin and Loomis firefighters responded Wednesday afternoon to a brush fire in the densely wooded area behind Sierra College. Firefighters gained immediate access to the origin ...

Pony express: Field of 165 to take on 100-mile Tevis Cup endurance event

A wide-open field of 165 is set to take on the Western States Trail Ride this Saturday. Starting at Robie Park near Squaw Valley at 5:15 a.m., riders and their horses will attempt ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS: Learn to defend yourself

THURSDAY The Loomis Library presents a free craft program for children at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 18. Reservations are requested. For more information, call 652-7061. Loomis ...

Kachmar released from custody

The arraignment of Rocklin resident Zachary Kachmar, 20, that began on Tuesday will continue on July 29, according to a press release from the Placer County District Attorney&rsquo ...

Drunk driver arrested in head-on Penryn crash

Alcohol was a factor in a head-on crash on Penryn Road that sent two local men to the hospital Monday evening, according to Dave Martinez, California Highway Patrol spokesperson. ...

Two injured in head-on crash on Penryn Road

Alcohol may have been a factor in a head-on crash on Penryn Road that sent two men  to the hospital this evening, officials said. Penryn Fire Protection District Chief Mitch ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...