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'Fire sale' a big draw in Foresthill

FORESTHILL - Victor Gurule quickly found a pair of work boots for all of a buck at Saturday's giant fund-raising garage sale for the community's volunteer firefighters. Then he set ...

Caution urged in canyon

A warning has been issued to people hiking, cycling and walking on Auburn dam project roads to use extreme caution while construction continues on the American River pump station p ...

Scars of Stevens Fire still in hearts, homes

COLFAX - As Monday marks exactly one year since the Stevens Fire started and ultimately destroyed two homes in the Cape Horn neighborhood above Colfax, residents there continue to ...

Auburn's top cop captures Police and Fire Games honors

And the gold medal goes to Nick Willick, Auburn's chief of police. Willick participated in the shot-put event at the 2005 Western States Police and Fire Games held last week in Re ...

Government Calendar, Aug. 8-11, 2005

Monday, August 8 The American River Authority board of directors will meet at 1 p.m. in the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. The Place ...

Colfax area a battleground in fight against meth

On any given week, Placer County sheriff's deputies arrest several men, women and the occasional teen in Colfax on suspicion of methamphetamine possession. On an average week, the ...

Bill would monitor over-the-counter cold medicines

A new law proposed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein from San Francisco would move over-the-counter cold medicines that contain pseudoephedrine to behind the counter, in an effort to fight ...

Federal money may be on the way for Highway 65 bypass

Lincoln's patience for Highway 65 bypass federal funding is finally paying off. The city learned Friday that a federal transportation bill passed by the House of Representatives h ...

Colfax Elementary School District head to run for county superintendent

Gayle Garbolino-Mojica, district superintendent of the Colfax Elementary School District, will run for the Placer County Superintendent of Schools position. Current Superintendent ...

County GOP to honor military at picnic

The Placer County Republican Party is making preparations for the fourth annual BBQ and family picnic to be held on Saturday, August 13 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rocklin Sunset ...