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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 ...

Hundreds say goodbye to Foresthill hoops star

Hundreds of friends, family, teammates and classmates attended a candlelight vigil at Foresthill High School Tuesday evening to pay tribute to Pliny Oscar Murphy, 20, who lost his ...

Planning for one hot nite

Combine live music, food, wine, classic cars and a historic Loomis property and you get One Hot Local Nite. “Reno’s got nothing on us,” said Diane Williams, referring to Reno ...