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Alleged sex-offender pleads

A man arrested for allegedly sexting an Auburn teenage boy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to all charges. Charles Wayne Burghy, 44, was arrested Friday in a local Auburn retail center ...

Retired educators hit pension gold

Several local school retirees are making more than $100,000 in pensions a year, and some local residents think it’s too much. Doris Chandler, former Skyridge Elementary School ...

Tomatoes are focus of weekend gathering

Just like his “girls” — Rosie, Betsy and Ophelia — Dave Faoro loves tomatoes. The barred rock chickens get to munch on tomatoes Faoro picks from the 18 tomato beds in the 1 ...

Reward offered in case of injured burro

A $3,000 reward has been offered in the case of a Penryn burro that suffered chemical burns to one of its legs. A reward poster from the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills is p ...

DA warns of unlicensed contractors

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is warning the public to keep an eye out for con artists when hiring for work around the house. The case that sparked these warning ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Aug. 19, 1960 Issue) Students at Del Oro High School and Loomis Union School District were preparing to return to school on Sept. 6. Mrs. Wes Naylor and children, ...

Pitta drives new ride to victory at All American

Special to the Press Tribune Late Model driver Juan Pitta scored a big victory Saturday night at All American Speedway by winning the second Twin 44 race in just his fourth time i ...

Teen and boyfriend set for same trial in mother’s murder

PLACERVILLE — An El Dorado Superior Court judge ruled Monday that two teen murder suspects can be tried together. Judge Kenneth Melikian approved a prosecution motion to reconsid ...

Two charged with battery in I-80 altercation that injured KFBK sports personality

An apparent road rage incident on Interstate 80 near Auburn involving Sacramento sports radio personality Pat Walsh has taken a turn into court. Two Newcastle men – John Patrick ...

Three youths in court on I-80 overpass rock-throwing, barrier-tossing assault charges

Three former Colfax High School football players made their first appearance in court Monday on assault charges connected to a bizarre July 26 incident when gravel, rocks and a bar ...

Prostitution sting yields several arrests

A prostitution sting organized by the Roseville Police Department Friday led to the arrest of 11 people for various charges. Roseville’s Vice Narcotic Enforcement Team and the C ...

Amgen race: Auburn seeks stage start

Aerial shots peering down from the Foresthill Bridge and gliding through the American River Canyon grace a video Auburn hopes will attract the country’s biggest bike race. A loc ...

7,000 animals and counting

The year isn’t over and Dede Shaw estimates that her clinic will spay and neuter close to 13,000 animals by its end. “(The numbers) are up substantially from last year,” Sha ...