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Couple shares care-taking career at wildlife ranch

WEIMAR - Gabe and Barbie Kerschner don't have the average household pets in their backyard. A walk through the couple's Weimar compound will reveal mountain lions, baboons, a kanga ...

Jury: Law firm must pay in sex suit

A Placer County jury recently awarded $368,000 to a Roseville woman who successfully proved she had been the victim of sexual harassment at the law firm where she worked. The victi ...

Foothill family loses home to blaze

NEWCASTLE - A Newcastle family is picking up the charred pieces of their lives after a fire gutted their home, killing the family dog. "This was the kitchen, that was the fireplace ...

Report shows disappointing county revenue

A slumping real estate market is showing up in skidding revenues for Placer County. A new report to be presented today to the Board of Supervisors says general fund revenues were b ...

SWAT teams hunt for parolee

PILOT HILL - SWAT officers from two county agencies surrounded a home searching for a parolee at large Monday afternoon. Lt. Kevin House, spokesman for the El Dorado County Sheriff ...

SWAT teams search for man at large

PILOT HILL - SWAT officers from two county agencies surrounded a home searching for a parolee at large Monday afternoon. Lt. Kevin House, spokesman for the El Dorado County Sheriff ...

Foothill Farmers' Market manager steps down

After five years playing a key role in expanding local agriculture, Christina Abuelo stepped down at the end of December as market manager of the Foothill Farmers' Market Associati ...

Soaring ambitions

From 4,500 feet off the ground, every treetop on Auburn's rolling hills is visible, the American River looks like a small stream and the clouds are so close it seems like you could ...

Harley dealership not moving to Bowman

Citing shifting economic factors, Auburn Harley-Davidson owner Bob Holmes has scrapped plans to move his North Auburn dealership to a Bowman parcel. The plan would have seen constr ...

Vehicle thefts declining locally and statewide

Vehicle theft in California as well as the Auburn area is on the decline. In 2005 the Auburn area California Highway Patrol had 250 vehicles reported stolen, compared with 188 stol ...