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Summit gives teens a fighting chance

Teenagers got a chance to break through their obstacles Saturday. Literally. At the second annual Teens-Matter Youth Summit, around 30 students got a chance to kick or break a boar ...

Governor picks Roseville woman for reclamation board

Although she was one of his many adversaries during the recall election two years ago, Cheryl Bly-Chester of Roseville has now joined the Arnold Schwarzenegger team. She was appoin ...

Fourth District to see Democrat primary fight

With two candidates officially running for the District 4 Assembly race in the June 2006 primary, Placer County Democrats have a battle before the bigger fight in the general elect ...

Seminar offers tips to protect identity

The Placer County Sheriff's Department is offering a free identity theft prevention seminar in the Granite Bay area on Monday, Oct. 17. The informational evening will be held from ...

Road Watch, October 9, 2005

Caltrans is advising residents to watch out for the "Cone Zone" at the following road construction areas near Auburn throughout the coming days. - On Interstate 80 from west of Aub ...

School News and Notes

Masons to let Boys & Girls Club use hall The Auburn Masonic Hall Association has voted to allow the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn to use the John H. Robinson Memorial Masonic Hall ev ...

Loomis Union gets new superintendent

At long last, Loomis has a new superintendent. Loomis Union School District has announced that Paul Johnson will replace retiring superintendent Gigg Powers on Nov. 1. Powers, wh ...

California history strikes it rich

COLOMA - Hundreds of people cried "Eureka!" Saturday at Coloma Gold Rush Live, a two-day living history exhibit that showcased hands-on examples of the day-to-day life during Calif ...

PCWA board praises employees for response to pipeline break

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency commended agency employees Thursday for their emergency response to what they described as a very difficult pipeline break on Oct. 1 and ...

Seat belt check in Loomis a smooth ride

A 90-minute seat belt checkpoint conducted Wednesday afternoon in Loomis by the Placer County Sheriff's Department resulted in 17 citations for seat belt and child restraint violat ...