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I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Bitcoin cyber blackmailers strike Colfax pizzeria

A Colfax pizza eatery has weathered a cyber blackmail attempt that froze its files and demanded payment in bitcoins. Pizzaiolo Wood-Fired Pizza owner Pete Lostritto said he decide ...

Nevada Irrigation District dusts off 1926 plan for dam in Meadow Vista-Colfax area

  The Nevada Irrigation District is resurrecting a plan developed in the 1920s to tap into a meandering stretch of the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax to boost wat ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...

Media Life: When giant arrows guided planes over Placer

It’s hard to believe in a 21st century world that early day pilots in flimsy flying machines were guided on low-altitude, cross-country jaunts by giant concrete arrows spaced ...

Man hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near Colfax

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday near Colfax. Around 10 p.m., deputies responded to a call reporting a fight in a ...

Missing Colfax man's body found off Interstate 80 in Placer County

  Colfax resident Eric Garcia, who was reported missing Dec. 8, was found dead inside his vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Acco ...

Search for missing Colfax man escalates to three counties

 COLFAX - Into a fifth day with no trace of missing Colfax man Eric Garcia, friends and family were joined by stepped-up law-enforcement search-and-rescue efforts Wednesday in ...

Colfax man with Auburn work connections reported missing

A Colfax man has been reported missing by concerned friends and family members after he failed to return from a search to retrieve a wallet he had lost in the snow. Eric Garcia, 3 ...