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School district and parents at odds over special ed student

Patrick MacAuley is on his school’s honor roll. The 13-year-old earns 100 percent on many of his assignments. There are few red marks on his homework and hardly any corrections ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...

Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot

Placer County supervisors need to tighten up on the $100,000 they donate every year from county coffers to non-profits and community organizations, the grand jury says. In a repor ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Agriculture tour grows awareness for education programs

A small but thriving farm got a visit last week by decision makers from throughout the area. “Growing … The Next Generation” was the theme for this year’s Placer County Agr ...

Area has plenty of kid-friendly summer activities

The Loomis area offers many activities to add interest and excitement to the long days of summer. Numerous sports camps, swimming at the Del Oro pool and trips to the library can k ...

Loomis budget $294,000 in the red

Loomis is facing a $294,000 budget shortfall and road improvements may be on the chopping block. “We’re looking at everything right now,” Perry Beck, town manager, said when ...