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Family’s 'dream home' up in smoke in Christian Valley blaze

A fire today in the Christian Valley area north of Auburn not only damaged a family’s house, it also punctured their dreams. Flames swept through a rear deck and moved through m ...

Auburn home invasion, armed robbery reveal drug's attractions and dangers

The wake-up calls are jarring for Placer County communities when it comes to the spread of OxyContin abuse. In Rocklin, it was the morning when the letters on the high school’s ...

Smoke from Sacramento fills Loomis skies

According to a Loomis Fire District firefighters, the smoke in the skies over Loomis are from a grass fire burning east of Sacramento.

Fire burns 8 acres in Newcastle

A grass fire scorched approximately 8 acres in the area of Newcastle and Indian Hill roads in Newcastle Sunday. Cal Fire received the call at about 2:10 p.m. and crews were in the ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Del Oro coach offers 'Taylor Made' approach to life

Coach Casey Taylor puts the heart into Del Oro High School’s football program. In his decade of serving as the head coach for the tradition-steeped Golden Eagles, he has found t ...