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Cases tossed after racist text allegations emerge against ex-Placer deputy

Allegations of racist and homophobic texting against a Placer County Sheriff’s Office ex-deputy are roiling the county’s legal waters. The Placer County District Attor ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Auburn senior comes close to losing thousands in grandparent scam

It’s often-used by scamsters, well-publicized by law enforcement wishing it would just go away, but the grandparent scam is still reeling in trusting seniors. An 86-year-old ...

Saturday’s 3-mile walk supports March for Babies in Sacramento

David and Noelle Woliver are walking in Saturday’s March for Babies by the March of Dimes in honor of their son, Logan and asking for the community’s support. The Wol ...

Drought won’t dry up Placer County’s West Nile disease

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is marking the official start of the season by designating  this week as West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awaren ...

New Loomis Planning Commissioner is family man first

Tim Onderko, the newest member of the Loomis Planning Commission, said this week that his role as a family-man is the reason he moved to Loomis four years ago and the reason he is ...

Loomis Soap Box Derby revs up for May 2

Loomis Soap Box Derby founder Dave Albright wants to make one fact clear. His derby’s cars are not toys. The full-sized go-cart style racers are road-ready and roaring to go. ...

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...

The buzz about the drought

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District (PMVCD) announced Monday the official beginning of the season during West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness We ...