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Pliny Murphy had a zest for life

The Murphy family of Penryn is mourning the loss of their oldest child, Pliny, who died in a diving accident on July 25. Pliny Oscar Murphy V had just turned 20 in July. He was the ...

Getting to the root of the problem

The Town of Loomis department of public works has completed improvements on a drain at Sunrise-Loomis Park. Sunrise-Loomis, located between Arcadia and Lawnview avenues, is the on ...

Take an art walk

Batik artist Helen W. Phillips will show her work, which involves the use of wax in the dyeing process, at Court House Coffee, 1425 Lincoln Way, in Auburn, from Aug. 12 to Oct. 30. ...

Community Briefs

Marcelle, a jazz group that plays “silky, sultry” music, will be featured in the final summer outdoor concert, sponsored by the Town of Loomis at the Loomis Depot. Music starts ...

Young Eagles soar in free flying program

The Young Eagle pilot program will be up in the air against from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Auburn Municipal Airport. The free flight program is open to young peo ...

11-year-old dies after collapsing at football practice

GARDEN VALLEY — The first day of football practice turned tragic for the Golden Sierra Junior Grizzlies Monday evening. Andrew Jacob Lamphere collapsed on the field and died Mon ...

Placer County’s $100,000 club: 21 retirees receiving six-figure pensions

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 C ...

DNA evidence vital in investigations

DNA evidence has been a large part of many high-profile Placer criminal convictions, but the process of gathering evidence and using it to solve a case is nothing like you see on t ...