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Investigators searching for cause of Mammoth fire

As fire crews brought a more than 600-acre fire under control, the investigation was underway to determine what sparked the blaze that closed Auburn-area roads and forced evacuatio ...

Placer woman dies from H1N1 virus

A Rocklin woman has become the first Placer County resident to die while infected with H1N1 flu virus. The middle-aged woman died July 5 in a hospital outside the county, according ...

Crews contain most of 650-acre fire

The Mammoth Bar Fire that started as a 30-acre blaze is now 650 acres and 95 percent contained as of Friday morning. Chelsea Fox, Cal Fire spokeswoman, reported the figures early ...

Placer Land Trust to hold dinner in Loomis

High-Hand Nursery in Loomis will be the site of a fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, during which the Placer Land Trust will present Joe Medeiros with the Placer Conse ...

450-acre fire burning in Auburn

A 450-acre vegetation fire is burning at Mammoth Bar Park in Auburn as of Thursday evening. Initial reports indicate fireworks started the fire. Multiple crews are responding t ...

Placer cancer fighters break out eye-catching bras

It’s whimsical yet serious. It’s about bras but it’s also about cancer. And it’s a phenomenon touching down in Loomis over the weekend that is also breaking out throughout ...

Credit union to keep presence in Loomis

Citing a “move towards economic efficiencies of scale,” America’s Christian Credit Union recently closed its Loomis branch. The organization’s Web site stated, “Effective ...

Still Crusin'

The good ship “Pablo Cruise” sailed into Loomis last Friday night and the feel good rockers who topped the record charts and air waves some three decades ago showed that they h ...

Jimmy Buffet tribute band to perform at Blue Goose

Garratt Wilkin and The Parrotheads will present a Jimmy Buffet tribute concert at 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Blue Goose Fruit shed. Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the do ...