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Lions golf tourney to benefit Scouts

The Loomis Lions Club Golf Tournament, to benefit Boy Scout Troop 12, has been set for May 8 at the Lincoln Hills Orchard Course at the Lincoln Hills Golf Club. There will be a sho ...

Lincoln man arrested for kidnapping

A Lincoln woman is safe Tuesday night after being kidnapped, according to acting Lincoln Police Chief Paul Shelgren. The Lincoln Police Department responded Monday morning to a re ...

Potential new wave of H1N1 keeps Placer County vaccine clinics going

Things are relatively flu-free for now but Placer County is girding for a possible third, stronger wave of H1N1. The first two rounds took place last spring and in the late fall. ...

Placer Union to cut teaching positions

The Placer Union High School District plans to cut the equivalent of eight full-time teaching positions for the 2010-11 school year, District Superintendent Dave Horsey told staff ...

Roseville mother-daughter invited to Smithsonian

For as long as they can remember, Pauline and Lilly Sakai wondered about the painting that hung upstairs in their Roseville home. All they really knew about it was that Lilly’s h ...

Placer County royalty crowned

Megan Crosthwaite, the 2010 Teen Miss Auburn, and Ashley Hayes, the Miss Auburn for 2010, were crowned during ceremonies held Saturday in Auburn. Megan, a 14-year-old Del Oro High ...

Students feel financial crunch

The closer students get to graduation, the more independence and financial responsibility they take on. As Del Oro High School seniors test the waters of self-sufficiency, how hav ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Feb. 19, 1960 Issue) Eleven boys from Loomis left for Squaw Valley, where they would remain as a service group during the Olympic Games. Scoutmaster Jack Yokote accom ...

North Auburn big-box store developer to meet with homeowners near project

The drive for Placer County approval to build a Costco- or Wal-Mart-style big-box store in North Auburn continues next week with the developer scheduling a town-hall-style informat ...

Son passes on his father’s Olympic torch memories

Auburn resident Jay Jacobs doesn’t have to look far to see a piece of Olympic history up close and personal. Jacobs has a framed picture of his father, Jim Jacobs, who was Aubu ...