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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 ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Jan. 20, 1961 Issue) A public hearing was planned in Auburn to discuss the conversion of US Highway 40 to a six-lane full freeway from Auburn to Heather Glen, which w ...

Drop off unwanted medications on national Take-back Day

A national event will allow residents to dispose of unwanted medications Sept. 25. Locally, the Medication Take-back Day is a partnership between the Federal Drug Enforcement Adm ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Placer's D.A.R.E. gets cut

State budget cuts have forced the Placer County Sheriff’s Department to choose public safety over drug education and local kids are missing out. Placer sheriffs cancelled the D. ...

Stabbing victim out of hospital

Stabbing victim Chris Temple, who suffered multiple lacerations in an incident that occurred April 5, was released from Sutter Roseville Medical Center on April 6, according to Pla ...

Brodovsky lives the fast life

Bob Brodovsky’s life is devoted to high-speed pursuits. In his day job as a traffic officer with the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, the 47-year-old Penryn resident occasio ...

Cuts could chop Placer County Sheriff’s new helicopter

Grounding the Sheriff’s Department new helicopter, further depleting reserves, and tightening take-home-vehicle policies for law enforcement are among the new options on the tabl ...

Avoid the 7 taskforce will be out on Halloween

With Halloween falling on a Friday, both young and old holiday participants are advised to take care. Youngsters will take to the streets dressed in cute, funny and often scary co ...