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Burn ban

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has banned residential debris burns for the summer. CalFire announced that residential burn permits in Nevada, Placer and ...

Southpaw Kings rock to the top of local music scene

A local group of high school musicians has firmly established itself as one of the best contemporary youth bands in the greater Sacramento area. Southpaw Kings, made up of recent ...

3 injured in Foresthill Road rollover crash

Three people were airlifted to area hospitals following a single-vehicle rollover crash on Foresthill Road Monday. The accident happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the area of Porto ...

Grass fire burns on outskirts of Roseville

One home was threatened in a 50-acre grass fire that broke out around 5 p.m. Friday on Fiddyment Road just north of Roseville. “Firefighters were able to quickly do structure ...

Oakmont grad dies in Afghanistan

A graduate of Oakmont High School was killed in Afghanistan June 22. U.S. Marine Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21, of Antelope, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations ...

Bomhoff braves Badwater

Greg Bomhoff is used to people calling him crazy when they hear he’s running the Badwater Ultramarathon. That’s because the grueling, two-day footrace, beginning July 11, cove ...

Bittersweet ending for much-loved Auburn birthing center

More than 10,000 babies and 44 years after if first opened, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital’s just-closed Family Birth Center was being remembered fondly by physicians, staff and ev ...

Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now

Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...

Placer County spurred to put more bite in dog leash laws

A North Auburn great-grandmother’s dog-attack horror story is spurring Placer County officials to look at a revamp of current leash laws. Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, saw her poodle ...