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Add mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to skill set

The Newcastle Fire Protection District in conjunction with the Newcastle Volunteer Firefighters Association now owns several new pieces of equipment designed to administer first ai ...

Drop off unwanted medications on national Take-back Day

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 Adm ...

Foundation gives $36K to The Salvation Army

The Mother Lode Foundation of Auburn has awarded a $36,000 grant to Auburn Salvation Army for emergency and prevention services. The grant will be disbursed in four quarterly pay ...

Ex-cop preliminary hearing closed to public?

A defense attorney asked a judge Tuesday to prevent the public and media from attending a former Highway Patrol officer’s preliminary hearing. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, was most ...

Caltrans gets its way on new Foresthill Bridge railing height

It’s not as high as some would like and it’s not as low as it is now, but it looks like the height of the railing on the Foresthill Bridge will be just right for Caltrans. Wit ...

Save Granite Bay’s recall drive against Kirk Uhler could be targeting lame duck

With the Save Granite Bay recall drive proceeding slowly against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler, its target said today the opposition is missing one key point – whether he ...

Workers find huge rattlesnake near water treatment plant

CAMERON PARK — Running across a rattler in California, let alone the foothills, is not uncommon. However, coming upon a nearly 8-foot-long rattlesnake is highly unusual. El Dorad ...