lawsuit

Sheriff’s North Auburn patrol-car crash lawsuit moving toward trial

A case involving a woman suing Placer County over injuries she claims to have suffered in a North Auburn crash with a sheriff’s patrol car is moving toward a trial in November. ...

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

$200,000 payout by Lincoln cemetery, Catholic Church in missing remains case

Frank Farinha’s body is still missing but his descendents have settled a legal dispute with the Lincoln cemetery he was buried in 64 years ago. According to terms of a settlement ...

Placer supes’ North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco approval goes to court

The dispute over a Wal-Mart-Costco development in North Auburn has now reached the courts. The 18.6-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 was approved for development Sept. 28 ...

Client sues therapist for inappropriate texts, touching

A woman is suing her former therapist for allegedly exploiting and exacerbating the emotional problems she was paid to treat. The woman, known in court documents only as D.W., saw ...

Quadriplegic wins $6.4 million case against Roseville transit

The City of Roseville and its transportation contractor must pay $6.4 million to a quadriplegic who fell off a city bus two years ago. A Placer County jury Friday awarded the mone ...

Town settles for $231K

Loomis has settled its lawsuit with the Rocklin Crossings developers for $231,491. Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, said the parties came to an agreement on Sept. 17 and money wil ...

Former fair official alleges wrongful termination in suit

A former fair official is suing the Placer County Fair Association for wrongful termination after he claimed the board fired him for reporting a sexual harassment incident. Brock ...

49 Fire investigator: “We understand frustration”

The chief investigator on the nine-month-long 49 Fire investigation says his Cal Fire team is cognizant of the level of frustration in the community over the unsolved case. “We t ...

Quarry causes a stink for hotel

Sierra Lakes Mobile Home Park resident Trisha Crum enjoys walking her 18-month-old son through the neighborhood, but was quite surprised to learn what’s been below her home for d ...