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DA: Alcohol, partying preceded Colfax I-80 overpass rock assault

More details have emerged in the Placer County District Attorney’s case against three Colfax High School students charged with throwing rocks and other objects off an Interstate ...

Everyday educators speak out on pensions

Several local retired educators want the community to know they aren’t making anywhere near $100,000 in annual pensions. Patrick Graham Patrick Graham is a Roseville resident ...

Half-century later he still works the badge

He’s been in law enforcement for what seems like his whole life. Ed Leighton Sr. was raised on a farm in Loomis, with one brother and four sisters. He did a little of everythin ...

Event calling for drug drop-offs

A national event will allow residents to dispose of unwanted medications Sept. 25. Locally, the Medication Take-back Day is a partnership between the Federal Drug Enforcement Admi ...

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler recall drive still in limbo

An important deadline has passed for proponents of a threatened recall drive against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler. But a spokesman for the group Save Granite Bay said the r ...

Fifty-six-year-old arrested for Auburn bank robbery

A man who allegedly robbed an Auburn bank and nine others in California was arrested Wednesday. Mono County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Robert Alexander, 56, of Half Moon B ...

City contracts with former Congressman Doolittle

Colfax City Council members approved a consulting agreement with former U.S. Representative John Doolittle on Wednesday evening. Council members hope Doolittle can use his experien ...

Former spa owner gets 210 days in jail

A local spa owner who fraudulently charged customers was sentenced to 210 days in jail and placed on three years formal probation, the Placer County’s district attorney announced ...