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Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries getting reprieve from closing for now

Placer County is working on a new budget plan that would allow the Loomis library to stay open through at least the end of the year. The plan also calls for the Meadow Vista libra ...

Mary Lou Lee to retire from Penryn Post Office

Penryn Post Office clerk Mary Lou Lee retires May 30 after a 26-year career with the United States Postal Service. The new clerk will be Kristina Torre. Lee, the Penryn clerk ...

Loomis Quilt and Fiber Guild members give back to community

While Loomis Quilt and Fiber Guild members sew nonstop for eight hours twice monthly and take great pride in their creations, they never end up with the finished creations. Ra ...

Water waste patrols hit the streets in Auburn, Placer

Water waste patrols are now a fact of life in drought-challenged Placer County. The patrols started this week, with Placer County Water Agency employees starting at sunrise and fa ...

Apartments dumped in favor of house plan in Penryn

A 150-apartment proposal that raised the hackles of neighbors in Penryn and Loomis – and then couldn’t find funding – was given a quick burial by the Board of Sup ...

Placer DA files murder charges in Newcastle olive grower's shooting death

Robert Carlo Yandolino appeared in court for the first time Monday on a murder charge. The charges include a special allegation that signals prosecutors are considering seeking th ...

Newcastle slaying: Olive grower’s triumph turns to tragedy

Carlo Yandolino died just as his dream was coming true. Yandolino, 58, was shot to death Thursday as he sat in his car at his home on a rural foothills road. His death came durin ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Raglan honored for Navy work

Charlie Raglan served his country during World War Two as a flight engineer for the U.S. Navy, flying 16-hour trips over the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. This past weekend, Raglan& ...