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Horseshoe Bar-Penryn MAC recommends zoning change

Local property owners may soon have more flexibility in developing their land if the Placer County Board of Supervisors accepts a recent recommendation from the Horseshoe Bar-Penry ...

TOURNEY TIME: Sacramento, Placer County softball players begin ASA Nationals in Roseville today

Split at the seams and cracked beyond repair, the tattered remains of four softballs sat in a trash can inside the spacious California Breeze training facility in South Sacramento ...

Loomis-area residents comment on Bickford Ranch revisions at MAC meeting

Horseshoe Bar-Penryn area residents may still influence aspects of a pre-approved housing development for southeastern Placer County. Although the Bickford Ranch housing developme ...

Lower-density Penryn Orchard development clears hurdle

A dramatic downshift spurred by changing economic realities of the marketplace could soon see houses instead of apartments on a much-debated Penryn parcel. Apartments on the 15-ac ...

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center hosts vaccine clinic to benefit rescue groups

The Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center will host a vaccine clinic for horses on March 21. With the help of horse owners who visit one of the six locations in Roseville, Placerville ...

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

With Interstate 80 scheduled to be closed in both directions on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 from the hours of 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then temporarily from Jan. 25 through Feb. 9, locals are ...

Penryn church to make joyful noise celebrating new pipe organ

PENRYN - The sound is crisp with plenty of presence as Pastor Jonathan Kehren bends into a hymn, his fingers adeptly finding the keys. Above him, pipes recently installed sen ...

Local middle schools run for title

More than 400 young athletes hit the Del Oro High School track May 21 in a competition to show that there’s more to running a race than just winning. Competing in the Loomi ...

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 ...

Penryn’s landmark Ground Cow eatery grinds to a halt

PENRYN -- It started in Penryn in 1963 as the Ground Cow, a landmark restaurant stop promising thick, creamy 40-cent milkshakes, charbroiled burgers for six bits and ice-cold 40-ce ...

Penryn man held in Salvation Army meat theft

Auburn police arrested a Penryn man Thursday afternoon and were seeking another in connection with the theft of $5,000 worth of frozen beef from the Auburn Salvation Army. Most of ...

Placer has room for single-room-occupancy housing projects

Placer County supervisors moved ahead with plans Tuesday intended to provide more opportunities to develop single-room-occupancy housing for the homeless. The board approved amend ...

Judge raises bail to $500,000 in Penryn care-home rape case

  AUBURN CA - A Placer County judge increased bail Friday for care-home rape suspect Marquise Montgomery from $150,000 to $500,000. Montgomery, 22, was arrested Wednesday in ...

Man arrested for rape of severely disabled woman in Penryn

Thanks to a relative’s DNA sample and more than a month of searching, Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a suspect Wednesday night in the alleged rape o ...