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CHP putting on zero tolerance sweep on cell phone, text use

The first annual Sacramento region zero tolerance campaign, aimed at citing drivers who are distracted by cell phone chat or text, is being conducted throughout Sacramento region t ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Don't risk biking without a helmet

Wearing a bike helmet is mandatory for kids, but look around – how many youth are really doing it? Liza Berry, 17, of Loomis, doesn’t ride bikes that often any more, but when ...

CHP to have maximum enforcement Memorial Day weekend

Before heading out on a road trip, barbecue or picnic during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway urges all motorists to drive safely, and buckle up. Memori ...

Auburn CHP officer behind bars on meth, weapons charges

An Auburn California Highway Patrol officer is under arrest on methamphetamine-possession, weapons-possession and driving-under-the-influence charges. Officer Ruben Cesar Salgado ...

Two injured in Penryn crash

The drivers of two vehicles that crashed into each other in Penryn Friday morning, Aug. 21, were taken to the hospital. The accident occurred about 8:50 a.m. on Taylor Road, at the ...

Fish & Game Commission to recommend against deer hunt

The California Department of Fish and Game won’t recommend any special, Loomis-area deer hunt, according to biologist Craig Stowers. Stowers, a senior wildlife biologist with st ...

Expect to get caught if you drink and drive

In an effort to keep California’s roads safe, every available California Highway Patrol officer will be out on the road during the upcoming Christmas maximum enforcement period t ...

Elderly man drives wrong way on I-80 from Penryn to Auburn

A wrong-way driver entered westbound Interstate 80 at Penryn early in the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 15, and headed east, according to a press release from Kelly Baraga, public aff ...

DUI taskforce reports 130 arrests

The Labor Day Week DUI crackdown on impaired drivers, which started Monday, Aug. 25, ended this Monday. The enforcement effort resulted in a large number of DUI arrests from the in ...