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Real life horse whisperer completes 100-mile ride

What he set out to do is what rare, but what he has done is unimaginable. Dr. Langdon Fielding has now completed The Tevis Cup Ride twice on a horse that has never done it. Since ...

Trail is walk, jog in the park

Recreation Park attendees will soon be able to walk and jog to their heart’s content, but some residents have mixed emotions about cost. On Sept. 7 the Auburn Recreation Distric ...

Man wages zoning war with the county

To say Frank Ziegelmann is frustrated with Placer County is an understatement. He has traded words, letters, and barbs with countless county employees over a land dispute. He has e ...

Loomis farmers market offers buyers a local bounty

Knowing where your food is coming from is one of the main reasons to shop at a farmers’ market, according to Gordon Poulsen of Willow Creek Ranch. Poulsen’s produce topped nume ...

Interstate 80 'hot lane' proposal cools down

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that w ...

Kelley will not seek re-election

Two incumbents for Loomis Town Council will run for re-election, but if the one incum-bent who said he won’t run again follows through, the filing deadline will be extended. Coun ...

Placer County’s $100,000 pension club

A total of 21 retired Placer County employees are receiving more than $100,000 a year in CalPERS pensions. The list — from California Pension Reform’s online “CalPERS 100K Cl ...

Step right up to the Heritage Trail

This weekend’s Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers visitors the opportunity to explore every nook and cranny of 19 Placer County museums. There’s really no reason not to check ...

Football star faces 5 felonies

A man arraigned this week on multiple felonies in connection with extortion and exotic dancers is a former Del Oro High School and Sierra College star football player. Chad Richar ...