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Iconic eatery Lou La Bonte’s closes its doors

It is the end of an era. After serving thousands of prime rib dinners, breakfasts and cocktails, Lou La Bonte’s is closing its doors Sunday after 68 years in business. The i ...

Media Life: U.S. Hall of Fame honors for Auburn’s Olympic gold medalist

Add another golden achievement to Stacy Dragila’s Olympian list of accomplishments. And while her just-announced selection to this year’s class of inductees into the N ...

Auburn declares war on “butts”

Each day when Sally Dawley leaves her house for her daily walk, she brings along a broom and dustpan. It isn’t because she cleans obsessively or because she takes issue with ...

Ex-Placer County deputy pleads no contest to sex-with-a-minor charge

UPDATED: ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Wednesday to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a mi ...

Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Speed cause of another rollover near Newcastle

Scattered logs and damaged trucks tell the tale of yet another rollover on Highway 193 near Newcastle. For the second time in recent months a fully-loaded logging truck has topple ...

Senior populations to skyrocket in coming years

When Eldon Luce reviews the population projections for Placer County, he is concerned about what he sees and what it could mean for one increasingly vulnerable group. For older ad ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

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Paper or plastic? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city you live i ...

“Thunder” will roar!

Sierra Ice’s special needs cheerleading team, Thunder will be going to their first competition this Saturday at the Sacramento Memorial. Many special needs families do not h ...