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Del Oro girls cross country team wins its own Invitational

Del Oro’s girls varsity cross country team showed its heels last Thursday in winning the first Del Oro Invitational. Led by Emma Freeman’s third place finish and strong depth ...

Toy gun taken to Loomis school grounds

Having a gun on school grounds, even if it’s a toy gun and it’s after school hours, is against the law. And a juvenile – a student at H. Clarke Powers Elementary School – ...

Dugard story reopens wounds for local crime victims’ families

The re-emergence of Jaycee Dugard, missing since 1991, and the horrific details surfacing of what she endured the past 18 years, has brought up strong emotions for local victims of ...

Judge increases jail time for San Jose State Football player

A jail sentence for a San Jose State University football player who was convicted of battery was increased from 45 days to 60 days this week by a Placer County judge after he negle ...

Sheriff’s Association members help 49 Fire victims

After spending the week evacuating residents and helping protect their property some Placer County Sheriff’s staff members wanted to offer more help to the victims of the 49 Fire ...

49 Fire investigator discusses search for cause

As investigators work to discover the cause of the 49 Fire, Journal readers are assisting. On Friday, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Bill Mendonca, who is the lead investigator for the ...

49 Fire survivor: Burned, blinded cat purrs for lost owners

The unnamed cat’s paws are red and raw from walking on red-hot embers. Her eyes are singed and closed, their corneas both badly burned. Smoke filled her lungs and she had to be p ...