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UPDATE: Standoff ends as Roseville police discover armed suspect dead in house on King Road

Roseville police officers and SWAT operatives surrounded a house on the 200 block of King Road near the downtown area of Douglas Boulevard. According to authorities, a suspect want ...

Highway 49 North Auburn bypass back on the political table

The long-simmering question of building a bypass around Auburn to eliminate Highway 49 traffic congestion was dusted off Tuesday. The resurrection of a much-discussed, long-buried ...

Auburn police arrest two for robbery, burglary, conspiracy

  Auburn Police have arrested two men on suspicion of robbery, burglary and conspiracy  The case began on April 13 when a  a subject contacted police to r ...

Placer wins big at Seattle band competition

Placer High School bands and choirs, led by David Lawrenson, music director, won big at the Seattle World Strides Music Competition. Awards include: • Program sweepstakes (b ...

Measure C would give millions to Placer Union schools

Gone are the days when a teacher stood in front of neatly-lined rows of desks “Little House on the Prairie”-style and imparted knowledge while students took copious not ...

Homeless shelter extended ten months

Correction: This article was amended to fix three errors: One missed the longer-term plans referenced in the second paragraph, and a second probation officer was ...

BIG Day of Giving deadline extended

Americans were so generous during the BIG Day of Giving yesterday, their giving broke the national online site where donations were accepted.  As a result donations to lo ...

Community shows support for local nonprofits at Auburn's Big Day of Giving

Numerous local nonprofit organizations set up at the State Theatre in downtown Auburn Tuesday to introduce their efforts to attendees during the Big Day of Giving. The annual event ...

Go for the burn – but get that permit first

Citing dry weather conditions, Cal Fire has put a burn permit requirement back in place as temperatures start to heat up again. The drop in moisture means brush and grasses in the ...

Placer County family leaves legacy of land, sharing

The legacy of Betty and Matt Bailey lives on in a new 40-acre preserve recently donated by the couple’s family on the north fork of the American River, near Alta. The Auburn ...

Highway Patrol officer injured in Highway 49 crash

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured after his patrol car was struck from behind Monday at an intersection south of Grass Valley. The driver of the other vehicle was tr ...

Tokutomi & Caruthers CPA firm earns Business of the Year

   A sense of community is something Ken Tokutomi witnessed early in life.    “As I grew up, I had great role models,” he said. “My paren ...

Placer Nature Center celebrates 25 years

The Placer Nature Center celebrated its 25th year of providing environmental education to the public with a party that featured many animals on display from Amazing Animal Friends. ...

Ready, steady, donate

The challenge is about to begin: 31 Auburn competitors have been preparing since last fall for this 24-hour race to the fundraising finish known as the Big Day of Giving.  It ...