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County studies HOT lane concept

With a half-cent sales-tax increase now up on blocks, the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency is shifting gears by looking for new funding sources and ways to save money o ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Presidential race packs the polls in Placer

Placer County voters trooped to the polls and the mailbox for a Super Tuesday primary that galvanized voters of all political stripes throughout California. County elections chief ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Loomis Union School District keeps fingers crossed on Measure G

Initial election results Tuesday night indicate that Loomis Union School District schools might receive some much-needed maintenance money. Placer County semi-official election re ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Placer voters show Indian gaming props support

Four Southern California casino-operating Indian tribes were looking likely to hit the jackpot Tuesday. Propositions 94-97 were leading in early returns. The four Indian gaming re ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Loomis Union School District keeps fingers crossed on Measure G

Initial election results Tuesday night indicate that Loomis Union School District schools might receive some much-needed maintenance money. Placer County semi-official election re ...

Election-night coverage online this evening

Read about who won, who lost, and who's still in the race right here. We'll be posting stories about Measure G, the Loomis Union School District measure; Measure H, the Clover Vall ...

These Eagles have landed

They've spent the last two years pounding on just about everyone on Del Oro High's football schedule. Over the next few years, Ryan Otten, Jack Reynoso and Jason Heath will likely ...

Community Briefs

Register Saturday for Little League teams The Newcastle Little League and Penryn Baseball League have joined for an all-new 2008 season. In-person registration will be held from 10 ...

A family that hoops together

Denton Code and his son, Levi, a Del Oro High School freshman, watch seventh-grader Hunter Code, from Penryn Elementary School, play basketball during the fifth annual Loomis Distr ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Presidential race packs the polls in Placer

Placer County voters trooped to the polls and the mailbox for a Super Tuesday primary that galvanized voters of all political stripes throughout California. County elections chief ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Placer voters show Indian gaming props support

Four Southern California casino-operating Indian tribes were looking likely to hit the jackpot Tuesday. Propositions 94-97 were leading in early returns. The four Indian gaming re ...

ELECTION COVERAGE: Voters tip the scales in favor of Clover Valley

Preliminary election results indicated the controversial development plan for Rocklin's Clover Valley, otherwise known as Measure H, could receive the go-ahead by Rocklin voters du ...

Bringing in the reserves

For the first time ever, Del Oro High School football fans can save their stadium seats with the purchase of reserved seating. "The request for preferred seating came from the comm ...

Voters to decide Tuesday on Measure G's $17.7 million for school district

Californians get to vote in not one, but two, primary elections this year. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, voters can cast their ballots for their favorite presidential candidate and decide on ...

Band teacher finds music a noteworthy endeavor

The hills of the Loomis Basin are alive with the sounds of music. It's the sound of flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones and saxophones, along with percussion instruments being p ...