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Auburn Police Department fields questions on detective's shooting death

When a shooting death of a sheriff’s detective occurs in a small, tight-knit community like Auburn, residents want answers. Auburn police tried to provide many of them and a ...

Auburn City Council hopefuls await Election Day results

After months of campaigning, the decision of who will hold three open seats on the Auburn City Council comes down to a final test at the hands of the voting public. In what many i ...

PG&E reports power restored near Placer High School

Fifty-eight Auburn households in the vicinity of Placer High School lost power at 7:14 p.m. Monday. PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris says that crews working on-site restored power ...

Deputy injured, Colfax man shot twice in Auburn incident

A Colfax man who authorities said rammed a Placer County Sheriff’s Office patrol car with a stolen car late Sunday was shot twice before being apprehended. A Sheriff’s ...

Roseville viewing helps community to heal in slaying of detective

ROSEVILLE – A somber continuum in the healing of the Placer County public-safety community – and the community at large – a closed-casket viewing of slain Detecti ...

Placer County football players honor slain officers

High school football players throughout the area wore a helmet sticker of the Placer County Sheriff's Office badge crossed with a mourning band Friday night, honoring the ...

Placer Water GM David Breninger to retire after 23 years

A 23-year Placer County Water Agency career as general manager is coming to an end for David Breninger with a shower of accolades. Breninger announced his retirement Thursday to t ...

Celebrating a century of Halloweens

Sitting on a grand wooden thrown, with a crown adorning her head and chalice in her hand, Evelyn “Great Grandma Ev” Tietsort, the “Viking Queen,” turned 100 ...

Dutch Bros. Fundraiser nets $96,000 for officer’s families

  Coffee owners in the Sacramento area banded together with the community to raise $96,597 to support the families of Sacramento Sheriff Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...