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Brazen bear breaks into Auburn canyon-rim home for food

Bears are no stranger to Auburn’s canyon rim residents but one neighborhood is on high alert after a brazen bruin’s midday house break-in today. Silver Bend Way resident Bobby ...

Couple who left baby in casino garage get 60 days in jail

Parents who left their 7-week-old daughter in a car to gamble at Thunder Valley Casino received a 60-day jail term Wednesday, and must pay $2,075 and attend a parenting class for t ...

Resident found dead on Auburn trail

An Auburn man died Tuesday afternoon on the Stagecoach Trailhead near Russell Road. A mountain biker found James Beaver, who turned 68 Tuesday, lying face down on the trail at 3:2 ...

Alleged canal jumper not found

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office did not find a body after receiving a call Tuesday evening regarding a man jumping into Auburn’s Wise Canal. The call came in at 5:05 p.m., ...

Lincoln man faces 37 charges in sex case

Charges filed in Placer County Superior Court show that 67-year-old Jimmie Steele is being prosecuted on allegations of a pattern of sexual abuse over a period of years involving t ...

Aqua Vests help Loomis firefighters beat the heat

Hot summers make staying cool a priority, especially for emergency responders fighting fires in scorching heat. Last June, a fire gutted a Loomis home and sent three firefighters t ...

Del Oro tailors dress code to changing styles

For many students, the start of the school year meant back-to-school shopping. Del Oro High School students began a new school year on Aug. 18, and with a new year came a new dress ...

Penryn fire board race has a full field

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Penryn Fire Protection District board of directors. The General Election will be held Nov. 2. The candidates are Phil Barger, Tom B ...

Loomis educators get pension paydays

A retired Loomis schools superintendent and a former Del Oro High School principal are on the list of local school retirees making more than $100,000 annually. Alfred “Bud” No ...

Recess, lunch and painting highlight first day of school

The first day of school is an exciting event, especially if you’re a first-grader. Coming from the half-day world of kindergarten, first-graders were spending their first full da ...