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Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Saddle up for the 20th annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering

For two decades, the Cowpoke Fall Gathering has brought cowboy poetry, music and stories to the region. The 20th annual celebration of the cowboy way of life returns Nov. 6 through ...

Army Corps inspecting North Fork Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making what is being described as a routine inspection this week of the North Fork Dam, near Auburn. That will mean no water coming over the to ...

Auburn Police Department fields questions on detective's shooting death

When a shooting death of a sheriff’s detective occurs in a small, tight-knit community like Auburn, residents want answers. Auburn police tried to provide many of them and a ...

Davis funeral procession will pass through Loomis

The memorial service for fallen Placer County Sheriff Detective Michael Davis Jr. is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Adventure Christian Church on Stanford Ranch Roa ...

Deputy injured, Colfax man shot twice in Auburn incident

A Colfax man who authorities said rammed a Placer County Sheriff’s Office patrol car with a stolen car late Sunday was shot twice before being apprehended. A Sheriff’s ...

Roseville viewing helps community to heal in slaying of detective

ROSEVILLE – A somber continuum in the healing of the Placer County public-safety community – and the community at large – a closed-casket viewing of slain Detecti ...

Placer Water GM David Breninger to retire after 23 years

A 23-year Placer County Water Agency career as general manager is coming to an end for David Breninger with a shower of accolades. Breninger announced his retirement Thursday to t ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...