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Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Students take on director role

The Del Oro High School drama department has a taken on a new directing staff this year, and though they might seem like paid professionals, they are actually students who are pass ...

Interstate 80 set to close overnight

Construction crews are working on the Penryn Road overcrossing Sunday in preparation for lifting the structure that crosses Interstate 80. The overcrossing is expected to reopen to ...

'Hairspray Jr.' musical offers big comedy, big hair

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 13-15 "The Assorted Suites of Neil Simon,” presented by Del Oro Theatre, 7 p.m. Nov. 13-15 and 20-22 at Del Oro High School. Tickets at 532-662 ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

Auburn's Veterans Day parade honors sacrifices for freedom

The drumbeat of memory rattled to life Tuesday on the streets of Auburn, a community that showed once again its appreciation for veterans. Marching bands played. An airplane flew ...

New trails being blazed through North Auburn oak woodland

A new 3-mile section of trail is being blazed in North Auburn’s Taylor Ranch Preserve as part of a Placer Land Trust effort to ultimately link the Bear River to the north wit ...

Veterans Day a holiday for many in Auburn, Placer County

The Veterans Day holiday will be observed with a parade that starts at 10:45 a.m. along Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn. The procession, which includes marching bands, marching vet ...

Auburn, U.S. gas prices plummet some more but for how long?

How long will gas prices continue to drop? It’s the question on everyone’s lips as drivers find filling up isn’t as painful as it was even a week before and pump ...