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Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Raglan honored for Navy work

Charlie Raglan served his country during World War Two as a flight engineer for the U.S. Navy, flying 16-hour trips over the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. This past weekend, Raglan& ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

Fans come to see the pros, but amateurs love to race too

The 47th annual GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic returns to Prairie City this weekend, May 14-16 and is creating a buzz amongst a slew of local riders. The Hangtown event kick-star ...

Loomis Grammar students design school playground

If kids were allowed to design a playground what would they choose? A swimming pool, a zip line, a bounce house? These were just a few of the ideas suggested by 64 Loomis Grammar ...

Bob Hansen remembered as remarkable and caring

Born on the Loomis family farm where he lived and farmed most of his life, Robert E. “Bob” Hansen died April 17 in Roseville. At a celebration of life Friday at the Bl ...

Loomis finances on Town Council agenda

Revenue for the town of Loomis is expected to exceed expenses in the next year by more than $74,000, according to the proposed budget for 2015-2016. The preliminary operating budg ...

Spare The Air season began last Friday

The Sacramento region’s 21st Spare The Air season beginning last Friday marks the beginning of a newly-refined effort by the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management Di ...

Inaugural Get Glam-A-Thon is Sunday

All Dolled Up Hair and Makeup Artistry will hold its inaugural Get Glam-A-Thon this Sunday in Loomis. The fundraiser will benefit Stephanie Clark, who according to Melissa Oretta ...

Diane Nicholas’ Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue competing for $10,000 in award money

To vote by Saturday: visit http://ladygodivaprogram.com/finalists. You can vote once a day. Diane Nicholas’ Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue competing for $10,000 in award money ...

Drought reduces whitewater releases on Middle Fork American River

Whitewater outfitters on the American River’s middle fork in Placer County are facing fewer trips this summer. Upstream releases of surging water that buoy rafting trips on ...

New Dutch Bros. Auburn location opens BIG

Thumping bass and coffee bargains greeted Auburn on Wednesday as Dutch Bros. Coffee opened its new location in a big way. The electronic sign was up Tuesday alerting motorists alo ...

Dentist offers free dental services for Loomis military veterans May 15

On May 15, non-active or retired U.S. military veterans from Loomis will have the opportunity to receive free dental services. In a salute to Veteran’s Day, Dr. Barry Mercer ...

Emporium’s yard sale pulls in customers

The Loomis Hardware Emporium’s semi-annual yard sale attracted steady customers Friday. The two-day event takes place in May and October in front of the Emporium at 3601 Tayl ...