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Auburn on Ice: New rink ready for skating

Ice skaters now have a surface in Auburn to show off their best hockey and figure-skating moves. On Wednesday, Boston-based Artificial Ice Events put down a 40-by-54-foot surface ...

Placer school mourns I-80 crash victim

Placer High School was a school in mourning Wednesday. On Tuesday, Joelle Cherelyn Lindbloom — a 16-year-old student at the Auburn school — died when the car she was d ...

New home sales fall

October new-home sales in the region dropped in October. North State Building Industry Association figures released Wednesday show 251 sales in the region — down from 452 in ...

Regional Park security review after 4 OD’s

More security measures could be in store for an Auburn park where four transients overdosed. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that all four survived after snorti ...

Colfax roundabout moves forward

Plans for the Colfax roundabout continue to move forward, culminating in the City Council’s expected passage of the hiring of the engineering firm Psomas Engineering to overs ...

Arrests in junk-food-fueled break-in

Two Sacramento men are behind bars after being arrested as suspects in a junk-food-fueled burglary at a Colfax convenience store. Authorities took 34-year-old Sacramento transient ...

Cal Fire update; death toll climbs, containments improving

The wildfire burning in Butte County has now claimed 48 lives, making it the deadliest wildfire in California history. The death toll has now exceed the  1933 Griffith Park Fi ...

Driver, 16, killed in Interstate 80 crash

UPDATED: 3:15 P.M. TUESDAY NOV 13: CRASH VICTIM ID'D The victim of a fatal crash today on I-80 has been identified. The Placer Coroner's Office said the crash victim is J ...

Monday update; California Wildfires

While many areas in our region are suffering dangerous levels of smoke from the California wildfires, many from our area have family and loved ones who have been victim to one o ...

Joint air quality advisory issued Friday through this Monday

  The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District issued a joint air quality advisory to noti ...

Serving those who have served

On Friday’s chilly morning, about a hundred veterans were standing in line for free dental care from Dr. Sean Avera’s office. Avera is a part of the Placer Dental Aca ...

Decision 2018; winners and losers

Republicans won big in Placer County. However, the rest of California made the decision on who would be elected governor and who would continue on the U.S. Senate. On Election Nigh ...

Four OD’s at Auburn park

Four people overdosed at an Auburn Recreation District’s Regional Park in North Auburn on Wednesday. According to the Placer County Sheriff&rsq ...

Placer County ranchers honored for vision

With roots in Placer County dating back to 1859, Daryl and Sue Oest haven’t rested on their pioneer ranching family’s laurels. The Placer Land Trust will be honoring t ...