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Erends guilty of first-degree murder

Roseville – Whether or not Stephanie Nicole Erends killed her friend was never in doubt. The question was: Did she plan it? On Wednesday, jurors issued their answer. After two da ...

Del Oro choir show tonight

7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9 Del Oro Performing Arts Center Admission is free Long before "Glee" became a hit television show, Del Oro High School students found it socially acceptabl ...

Placer County's budget blues projected to continue in 2010 and 2011

Placer County’s budget blues are projected to continue through next year and into 2011. Supervisors heard a gloomy forecast Tuesday from the CEO’s Office budget staff. The mid- ...

Thunder Valley Casino skyscraper now has Placer County firefighting equipment to match

Placer County’s new ladder truck will take Placer County firefighters to heights only dreamed of a few short years ago. The ladder truck, which cost nearly $1 million, was parke ...

Placer County supervisors grant temporary rent reprieve to Auburn’s Cat House

A cat rescue group came away with a partial victory Tuesday in an attempt to stay rent-free at a Placer County-owned building in North Auburn. Supervisors voted to allow the Friend ...

Power will shut off as crews remove fallen tree

About 1,500 Newcastle area customers will lose power for a few hours Tuesday afternoon. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. spokesman Brian Swanson said that power lines in the area of Oph ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...