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State tax watchdog foresees 7.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax rollback

Auburn motorists could join drivers around California sharing in the benefit of a soon-to-be-enacted gas-tax decrease, the state Board of Equalization’s Auburn area represent ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart still a go as Costco falters

With Costco taking its plans for a site in North Auburn off the table, what now Wal-Mart? According to both the Arkansas corporate giant and Placer County, a 155,000-square-foot s ...

Hikers find body below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

Hikers found the body of a man below the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn on Friday, bringing to 72 the number of people believed to have plunged off the span. The body was discovere ...

Loomis school district gears up for kindergarten sign-ups

The Loomis Union School District will hold registration sign-ups during the month of March for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall. Kindergarten is an important pr ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...

Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, west of Roseville. Plans announced Thursday by the school call for ...

Bickford Ranch development starting up again

After a five-year hiatus, the Bickford Ranch development located between Loomis and Lincoln is being revived. Revisions to the Placer County Board of Supervisors-approved pla ...

Newcastle crash injures driver on Highway 193

The California Highway Patrol was investigating a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 193 in Newcastle that sent the driver to hospital and slowed traffic. The cra ...

Sheridan murder suspect’s state hospital placement still on hold

A Placer County judge is asking state hospital officials to admit accused murderer Ana Bejenariu within a month or provide an explanation for what is now a two-month delay in her p ...

England’s Warwick University moving on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. Plans announced today by the school call for a phas ...