Family’s horse dies, but saves four teens

A Loomis family has lost their horse, but their grief is softened by the fact that his death may have prevented serious injury to four teenagers. According to the Dietz family, at ...

Placer PIO retiring after 20 years of service

Anita Yoder — Placer County’s public information officer — is retiring in mid-December after almost 20 years of telling the county’s story. Yoder, 66, said she’s stepping ...

Police ID accidental shooting victim

A man who accidentally shot himself Thursday while riding as a passenger on Interstate-80 has been identified as 49-year-old David Willoughby of Willits, Calif. Willoughby and a fr ...

Electioneering blamed for sending second Auburn Capitol Corridor train off track

Jim Holmes is stepping down as chairman of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority board happy with on-time performance of trains but still seeking a second round trip for the ...

PG&E’s Auburn canal fence now up to save lives after rash of deaths

Pacific Gas & Electric safety measures are now in place along Auburn’s deadly Wise Canal. The 3-mile section of the canal has been fenced on the public trail side from Rock Creek ...