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Media Life: Cool, quintuple killer left mark on Placer crime annals

In the world of high crimes and misdemeanors, baby-faced quintuple killer Ray Latshaw tops an ignominious list in Placer County. The recent retirement of District Attorney Brad Fe ...

Lazarus Project pitches affordable housing tract

A non-profit group has proposed a 46-unit, low-income rental community in Loomis. The Lazarus Project, Inc. and Mercy Housing asked the Loomis Planning Commission at their Jan. 18 ...

Budding entrepreneur grows success as Anna Sprout

The entrepreneur behind a new, growing company is a 10-year-old Franklin Elementary School student. When Anna Azevedo decided she wanted to take horseback riding lessons, she set ...

Sign will greet motorists

A monument sign is being constructed in the median on Taylor Road near Brace Road and Sierra College Boulevard. The sign, at the entry to Loomis, is the Eagle Scout project of Del ...

Penryn museum is open weekends

In the late 19th century, the currently Griffith Quarry Museum building served as the office of Griffith Griffith and his Penryn Granite Works. The surrounding 23-acre park contain ...

Speed up security screenings

I am getting very tired of the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, and her politically correct screening at our airports that does not allow profiling of people who h ...

Keep politics out of science

Science saves lives, informs how we manage valuable resources, and provides the basis for much of what we buy when we go holiday shopping. Using project titles and short public abs ...

Farm, food conference set for Feb. 5

PlacerGROWN’s annual Food & Farm Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at Lincoln High School, 790 J St., in Lincoln. The conference will focus on marketing and agrotourism a ...

Celebrity chefs wanted

The Auburn 49er Lions Club is planning the Silver Anniversary Celebrity Chefs Cooking for Community Service event. It will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday March 3, in the ...

Duarte elected to county fair board

Directors for three openings on the Placer County Fair Board were elected Jan. 10 at the annual meeting of the Placer County Fair Association. Incumbent David Henry, Roseville, was ...