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Service, procession pay tribute to fallen police officer

ROSEVILLE - Although the burial service was reserved for family, close friends and members of the Rocklin Police Department, the memorial for Matthew Redding on Friday at Adventure ...

Spotlight on Senior Project

Name: Amanda Wilson Age: 17 Hometown: Newcastle Career Goals: CIA agent Senior Project: Organizing and participating in activities at Siena Care Center in Auburn Amanda Wilso ...

Loomis hosts annual Arties award ceremony

While Hollywood plays host to the Oscars, here in Loomis it's the Arties. About 60 people attended the annual awards ceremony held Sunday afternoon at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Th ...

Wrong-way driver faces murder charges

A Sacramento man who reportedly killed a Loomis motorist while driving the wrong way on Interstate 80 last Tuesday will now face murder charges. According to court documents, Visil ...

Man at center of disappearance probe in court

An Auburn man in custody on weapons charges and considered a "person of interest" in the disappearance of Christie Wilson, pleaded not guilty to felony charges in an Auburn courtro ...

Eco-terror trio pleads guilty to arson charges

SACRAMENTO - In a surprise move, three Sierra College students pleaded guilty to eco-terrorist charges in a Sacramento courtroom Friday. Ryan Lewis, 22, of Newcastle, has remained ...

Loomis pair arrested for alleged four-car burglary

Two Loomis men and one juvenile were arrested early Mon-day for allegedly burglarizing four cars in the Loomis area, the Placer County Sheriff's Department reported. James Earl Phi ...

Battle over stab suspect parents' writings

Counsel for the defense of a Granite Bay man accused of murder was ordered Oct. 11 in an Auburn courtroom to turn over possible evidence to the court. Mary Beth Acton, Placer Count ...

CHP targets drunk drivers after increase in local DUI problems

In response to an alarming increase in fatal traffic collisions in the Auburn and Sacramento area, the California Highway Patrol increased patrols to stop drunk drivers and made 17 ...

Loomis Veterinary Clinic turns 30

A state-of-the-art medical center is celebrating three decades of operation in Loomis this year. However, the patients are of the four-footed variety - or birds, reptiles, ostriche ...

Smooth ride for seatbelt checkpoint

A 90-minute seatbelt checkpoint conducted Oct. 5 in Loomis by the Placer County Sheriff's Department resulted in 17 citations for seat belt and child-restraint violations. A dozen ...

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Del Oro set for Band Spectacular

You gotta get up pretty early to catch the Del Oro Golden Eagle Marching Band practice. While many of their classmates are snatching a few extra winks before school, the 50-plus m ...

Grand marshal is ready to roll

Vince Rodriguez, plant operations supervisor at Del Oro High School, has a new title: Grand marshal for the 2005 Del Oro Band Spectacular, the 27th edition of the parade and band c ...

Tour highlights local produce

Placer's bounty was celebrated Sunday during the second annual Farm and Barn Tour. Close to 2,000 people took to their vehicles to taste, touch, smell, hear and appreciate all thin ...