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Bumper grape harvest celebrated during PlacerGrown week

It was great to be a grapevine in Placer County in 2014. Placer County’s grape harvest and growing wine industry has been one of the few agricultural entities apparently ben ...

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...

Applegate Fire base camp fails to fizzle Fast Fridays finale

A small army of Applegate Fire personnel will share the Gold Country Fairgrounds tonight with Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway racing. Two years ago, Fast Fridays cancelled Friday ...

Was it arson? Cal Fire looks for Applegate Fire answers

Forced to flee the fire, Bob Kennedy of Applegate’s Hidden Meadows Court found temporary shelter Thursday in a friend’s motor home in North Auburn and a place to park h ...

Woman with medical problem hurt in I-80 crash

  A Sacramento driver who the California Highway Patrol reported was suffering from a medical condition was seriously injured Wednesday morning when her out-of-control pickup ...

Show highlights DO student photography of southwest

  Del Oro High School Adventure Club members get to see – and photograph – the great outdoors. For over a dozen years, teacher and club adviser Greg Kelderman has ...

Oktoberfest coming Saturday to Penryn plaza

  Saturday, Oct. 11 Penryn Oktoberfest, begins at noon Oct. 11 at Penryn Masonic Lodge, post office and library building, corner of Rippey Road and English Colony Way. Music ...

Oktoberfest coming Saturday to Penryn plaza

  Saturday, Oct. 11 Penryn Oktoberfest, begins at noon Oct. 11 at Penryn Masonic Lodge, post office and library building, corner of Rippey Road and English Colony Way. Music ...

Applegate Fire: Updated 3 p.m. Oct. 10

Partial Repopulation of areas surrounding the Applegate Fire The following areas that had been under a mandatory evacuation order are now under an "evacuation war ...

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...