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Baby's body found inside bag at side of Newcastle road

AUBURN CA - Detectives were continuing to search Friday for clues into the mystery surrounding the death of a baby, whose body was found inside a trash bag Thursday at the side of ...

Dog pepper-sprayed, removed for evaluation after Newcastle attack

AUBURN CA - A dog was pepper-sprayed and removed from a Newcastle home after it reportedly bit a woman Friday. Dispatchers were told that the woman was being attacked by a “wolf ...

Two Newcastle men acquitted in battery trial involving radio personality

A jury in Auburn has found two Newcastle men innocent of battery charges filed after an Interstate 80 altercation with Sacramento sports radio personality Pat Walsh. John Patrick ...

Newcastle I-80 overpass jumper survives

Authorities confirmed Monday that a man who attempted suicide by leaping off an Interstate 80 overpass onto the freeway at Newcastle did survive the 30-foot fall. The Placer Count ...

Auburn woman in I-80 fatal crash Sunday identified

Authorities released the name Monday of an Auburn woman who died in a crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 80 west of the Newcastle off ramp. Amy Kathleen Keith, 33, was pronounce ...

Hit hard by economy, Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s closing

Like many other businesses caught in a prolonged economic slump that has hit particularly hard in Placer County, Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s blues club gamely battled for surv ...

Newcastle house fire cause remains a mystery

The cause of a fire that heavily damaged a vacant Newcastle house is now being described as “undetermined.” The fire was initially investigated as suspicious but Newcastle Fir ...

Media Life: DirectTV slot in future for Placer High grad’s Saint Motel band

Call it judgment day, the rapture or simply the end of the world. So what are you going to do when Christian radio network Family Stations calls The Big One for May 21? That’s t ...

Investigators probe homeless link to suspicious Newcastle house fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a homeless squatter may have started a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied Newcastle house overnight Thursday. Neighbors s ...

House fire overnight in Newcastle area

A house fire in the vicinity of Highway 193 in the Newcastle area closed the major Newcastle-Lincoln road connection for several hours overnight Thursday as firefighters battled th ...

'Bald is Beautiful Barbecue' fundraiser to help 10-year-old cancer patient

Emma Kait Stanphill and her family are on a journey none of them chose to take. Emma, 10, was recently diagnosed with cancer – Stage III anaplastic large cell lymphoma – and is ...

Keep private roads private

Warning to homeowners who share and maintain private roads: If a proposed county zoning amendment is adopted, private roads will be opened to public traffic as landowners hold comm ...

Church offers free music concert of sacred music

The Master's College of Santa Clarita presents a free program of sacred music by the Women's Chamber Choir at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the Sierra Baptist Church, 2215 Auburn Fol ...

Thumbs up for support of benefit

On behalf of the Newcastle Firefighter Volunteer Association, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the benefit spaghetti dinner held on our behalf Feb. 5. Special re ...

Loomis loses a patron of local history in Barnes

Loomis lost a member of one of its pioneer families when Alice May Rippey Barnes died Jan. 29, 2011 at the age of 76. Barnes was a founding member and president of the Loomis Basin ...