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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 ...

Dry Creek Road reveals array of choice homes

The region is known more for its golden history than for pirate's booty, but Dry Creek Road is one foothills byway that leads to a trove of hidden treasures. Connecting Interstate ...

Women's Council of Realtors builds agents' skills

A career in real estate means more than just selling a house. A really good agent makes certain to adhere to the utmost in professionalism and remain knowledgeable in all aspects o ...

Impound account allows for easier budgeting

An impound account is a reserve maintained by a lender for paying property taxes and insurance premiums on behalf of the homeowner. The borrower makes regular deposits into the acc ...

Strong negotiator is your best ally

Editor's Note: Here is an article from the archives of Home $$$ and Sense, with advice that readers may still find pertinent today. Dear Sue, My wife and I have been interviewing r ...

You buy a home, you invest in a neighborhood

When beginning your home search, you should have a good idea of the features you want - the number of bedrooms and baths, a large or small yard, modern kitchen or office space. Eve ...

Church News

Auburn Community Church of God Sunday School begins at 9 a.m., followed by services at 10 a.m. Sundays at 11946 Masters Court in Auburn. Pastor Trish Ellis-Lewis will be preaching ...

Keeping it swinging

David DeMoss is dedicated to volunteering, so much so that he took vacation time from his job at Sure West to cook burgers and chicken for volunteers Thursday at the 2005 LPGA Long ...