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Robbers Fire containment rises to 80 percent

UPDATE: 6 P.M. JULY 19 - Containment efforts on the Robbers Fire moved closer Thursday. Cal Fire reported 80 percent containment – up from 70 percent Wednesday evening. Full ...

Cal Fire:Robbers Fire containment could come Saturday

UPDATE: 7:10 P.M. JULY 17 - Robbers Fire defense lines were holding through Tuesday and Cal Fire was reporting the stubborn blaze could be bottled up by the weekend. Cloudy sk ...

Robbers Fire spreads to 1,157 acres between Colfax, Foresthill

UPDATE 7:40 A.M. JULY 13 - A small army of firefighters was working on the ground and in the air to rein in the wind-whipped Robbers Fire late Thursday in densely wooded canyo ...

Snow closes Foresthill schools as storm pounds Sierra

AUBURN CA - Snow falling in the upper elevations of Placer County closed at least three schools Wednesday. Foresthill elementary, middle and high schools declared a "snow day" and ...

Gold-dust theft arrest at Placer County claim

AUBURN CA - Two men were behind bars Tuesday accused of stealing gold dust from a Placer County mining claim. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported the two were arrested w ...

Eagles’ first goal within reach

As the buzz about another section title and a potential state bowl game grows louder by the day in Loomis, Casey Taylor has the tough task of keeping his talented squad on task. He ...

Placer eager for another title shot

Despite all of Placer High’s recent success on the football field, a Pioneer Valley League title has eluded the Hillmen.Coach Joey Montoya has seen his team fall in its bigge ...

Eagles soaring after another big road win

The Del Oro High volleyball team capped off a terrific opening week of league play with a thrilling 23-25, 27-25, 17-25, 25-21, 15-12 win at Nevada Union Thursday night.The Golden ...

CHP report on Foresthill Road double-fatal crash nearly done

A California Highway Patrol investigation is nearing completion into a crash on Foresthill Road two months ago that left two people dead and the driver of the other car seriously i ...

Two dead, one injured in Foresthill Road head-on crash

Two people died and one was injured in a head-on collision on Foresthill Road Thursday morning. Three air ambulances, two from Calstar and one from Reach, were called to the scene ...