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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination la ...

Horses, pigs, llamas, bees: ‘Secret’ shelter has space for all

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills (HSSF) will no longer depend on the kindness of others to house its rescued animals, thanks to the recent purchase of a 17-acre ranch, ac ...

2015 endurance run was an historic affair

History was made at this year’s Western States Endurance Run (WSR) as Gunhild Swanson, originally of Germany, became the first woman over 70 to finish the race in less than 3 ...

Concert to salute Independence Day

If the swelling sounds of a 30-piece symphonic band performing songs and a picnic in the grass with children run free waving American flags is your idea of an Independence Day cele ...

Two separate collisions slow westbound I-80 traffic

Updated: 2:15 p.m. 6/29/2015 Two unrelated traffic collisions near the Secret Town exit on westbound Interstate 80 have snarled traffic in the area. Around 11:25 a.m. an 18-wheel ...

Both victims in Roseville shooting, burning crime had criminal histories

As Placer County Sheriff’s detectives attempt to determine who shot two men in the head and left them burning alive in Roseville Thursday, court records in various counties a ...

Auburn homeless shelter staying full nightly

Nearly a month into a 90-day trial period, Auburn homeless shelter operators are reporting it’s at capacity every night. The shelter, opened June 1 by non-profit Right Hand ...

Mike Lynch in as new Auburn Rec District director

A former State Parks superintendent and current member of the Placer County Visitors Bureau board, Mike Lynch is the Auburn Recreation District’s new director. Lynch, an Aub ...

Coyote pet attack offers rural living reminder

A Cool neighborhood is on alert after a pair of coyotes reportedly attacked a dog with its owner nearby Monday evening. Heidi Babcock was out on her Auburn Lakes Trail property wi ...

Downed power pole closes section of Auburn Folsom Road

A single vehicle crash that downed a power pole, spreading power lines across the pavement, closed Auburn Folsom Road between Horseshoe Bar and King roads Saturday night. The acci ...