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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 ...

Swine flu hits Loomis schools

Eight local students have become ill with the H1N1 flu virus, formerly called the swine flu. Three Loomis Union School District students and five Del Oro High School students have ...

Auburn residents return to the ashes

Sunday afternoon Genetta Ison had just prepared lunch at her Auburn home and turned on the Giants game. Then she smelled smoke. What happened next was a whirlwind as she raced to ...

Penryn students score big on STAR tests, fellow schools excel

Results for STAR tests released by the state should give Loomis Union School District parents something to celebrate. According to Carolyn Nichols, assistant superintendent, four d ...