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Governor signs bill prohibiting use of dogs during bear hunts

The use of dogs has been a staple for centuries for those hunting bears or bobcats. The hunter releases the dogs, the dogs pick up the scent of a critter, and the race is on for t ...

Pliny Murphy had a zest for life

The Murphy family of Penryn is mourning the loss of their oldest child, Pliny, who died in a diving accident on July 25. Pliny Oscar Murphy V had just turned 20 in July. He was the ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...
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