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Highway 193 closed to traffic

11:37 a.m. March 25 The California Highway Patrol has closed Highway 193 out of Newcastle following a collision involving a  motorcyclists. Reports are that at least one vic ...

New playground for Stand Up Placer battered women’s shelter

A picnic table outside. A basketball hoop in the driveway. A raised bed with spring flowers. These are some of the accoutrements of a home. For Michelle Coleman, executive direct ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

Loomis I-80 overpass ready to reach new heights

Four up and five to go. That’s the status of Caltrans’ Raise 80 work project as it moves into the spring construction season. Liza Whitmore, Caltrans District 3 spoke ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 25 and April 1, 1965

Skateboards OK, but not on busy streets Police Chief Herschel Young this week urged parents whose children are skateboard buffs to have the youngsters use their raucous toys in s ...

Recipes are important, but not etched in stone

It’s time again to get out the crock pot for this week’s delicious 41 Clove Crock Pot Garlic Chicken.   Say what? It’s supposed to be 40 clove garlic chick ...

Grass Valley sanctuary mission goes beyond rescue

“She just doesn’t know what kindness is yet,” said a passing volunteer when asked by a visitor why one of the new arrivals, a large, pink pig, looked so sad. The ...

100-mph-plus I-80 pursuit leads to Dutch Flat arrest

A Citrus Heights man is behind bars in Sacramento County after a high-speed pursuit with police along Interstate 80 through Placer County into the Sierra. The chase started at abo ...

Placer County’s incredible shrinking jobless percentage

Placer County’s jobless rate’s downward trend is continuing, with the unemployment percentage dropping to 5.4 percent. The unemployment rate – which represents 9 ...

Continued conservation as Placer Water fine tunes drought plans

With the state expanding emergency water-saving regulations during the fourth year of a prolonged drought in California, Placer County Water Agency is amending its own plan. While ...