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Seat open on county planning commission

Placer County is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission as an at-large representative of Western Placer County. The county is seeking ...

Safety concerns spur move of roadside memorial for teen girls

More floral tributes, signs and crosses were placed Tuesday by the side of Auburn Folsom Road, at the scene of a crash Sunday that took the lives of Morgan Helman and Vivian Conner ...

Fatal crash came on teens’ Super Bowl Sunday snack run

  A Super Bowl Sunday party. Six kids in an SUV on a winding, narrow, downhill section of Auburn Folsom Road from Auburn with chocolate and marshmallows for S’mores. A ...

Penryn man arrested for armed robberies of two local businesses

Placer County Sheriff's detectives on Tuesday announced the arrest of the man wanted in connection with two armed robberies at Loomis and Penryn businesses. Dena Erwin, Place ...

Two Loomis teens arrested in liquor store burglary

Placer County Sheriff's detectives have arrested two Loomis boys for burglarizing the Stone Tree Liquor and Deli in Loomis early Sunday morning, Feb. 3. According to Placer Co ...

Rocklin man in critical condition after motorcycle collision in Roseville

A Rocklin man is in critical condition after being pinned beneath an SUV during a Sunday afternoon accident on Sierra College Boulevard. According to the Roseville Police Departme ...

Two local girls dead after rollover accident

The deaths of a Del Oro High School junior and a Newcastle Elementary School 8th-grader in a rollover accident Sunday evening on Auburn Folsom Road has sent shock waves through the ...

Del Oro, Newcastle Elementary students killed in SUV crash near Auburn

  Two teenage girls were killed when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in left Auburn Folsom Road and overturned Sunday night. The girls – ages 13 and 17 &nda ...

Mental health does not have to be a solitary struggle

Letting go of the stigma associated with counseling is a step that parents and children could take to possibly prevent tragedy. The Herald spoke with three local counseling agenci ...

Placer’s jail of the future still sitting empty

The new South Placer Adult Correctional facility is a state-of-the-art jail that could help increase inmate and officer safety, keep more criminals behind bars and lessen the count ...

Share your love stories

Some people think romantic, real-life love stories are a thing of the past. Not many today can tell a love story like that of my parents. Or can they? My father, a sailor in the I ...

Texture and balance key, tamale expert says

The secret to a perfect tamale? It’s in the masa, according to Auburn resident Selina Rubio Ford, who has perfected the specialty through years of practice. “Consiste ...

Rally honors military veterans

An assembly last Friday inspired the Del Oro High School community to honor military veterans as well as the heroes in their own lives. In a pep rally featuring an audience wave, ...

LOOMIS BASIN EVENTS Week of Jan. 31, 2013

Saturday A used book sale will be held from 8 a.m. - noon, Feb. 2 and 3, at 2166 Swetzer Road, in Penryn. The sale benefits Scooter's Pals of Grass Valley.  Prices are 2 ...