Sheridan

Sheridan murder suspect’s state hospital placement still on hold

A Placer County judge is asking state hospital officials to admit accused murderer Ana Bejenariu within a month or provide an explanation for what is now a two-month delay in her p ...

Placer County providing sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for heavy rainfall

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a storm system that is expected to bring heavy rainfall an ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Mental health questions in Sheridan murder case

A request by murder suspect Ana Maria Bejenariu to be transferred to a state mental hospital punctuated a brief session before a Placer County Superior Court judge on Wednesday. B ...

Sheridan mother dies after allegedly stabbed by daughter

A Sheridan woman has died after allegedly being stabbed Wednesday by her daughter, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute ...

Half-century later he still works the badge

He’s been in law enforcement for what seems like his whole life. Ed Leighton Sr. was raised on a farm in Loomis, with one brother and four sisters. He did a little of everythin ...

Chickens could roost in suburbs

Placer County could soon allow non-farming home-dwellers up to six chickens – double the original staff plans. And it had at least one outlaw chicken owner crowing victory. Tahoe ...

Small helicopter crashes in Sheridan

A gyrocopter crashed on busy Highway 65 north of Riosa Road in Sheridan Friday afternoon, narrowly missing motorists. No one was injured. The gyrocopter, which witnesses descri ...