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 ...

Community remembers Del Oro graduate

Family and friends of 21-year-old Alyse Rachelle Conk, whose body was found on Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, in Loomis Basin Community Park, remember her happiness as infectious. Th ...

49 Fire takes toll on pets

Pets – from dogs and cats to birds and tortoises – are part of the pain surrounding the 49 Fire. Many died in the fire, others were injured and many have been taken to the Plac ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Body in park was Del Oro grad, 21

Friends and family of 21-year-old Alyse Rachelle Conk, whose body was found on Wednesday morning in Loomis Basin Community Park, remember her happiness as infectious. “When she ...

Graves next to Antioch home?

Editor's note: A PDF copy of the complaint filed by the El Dorado County District Attorney's office is attached at the bottom of this story. While the accused kidnappers of Jaycee ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Aug. 28, 1959 Issue) Young people from Loomis attending Placer Union High School, Golden Hillmen Band Camp during the week were Pat Schweigert, Jeff Ross, Jackie Yoko ...