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Community rallies in wake of fire

The fast-moving Applegate Fire, which burned 459 acres and destroyed six homes, was not enough to extinguish the spirit of a tight-knit community. In the wake of the destructive b ...

Fall weather expected next week

The coming work week is bringing with it the feel of crisp fall days and the chance of much needed showers. With the potential for rain slated for Monday and Tuesday, meteorologis ...

Georgetown biker completes 400-mile endurance ride without GPS

Isaac Chilton completed his 400-mile mountain bike endurance ride, managing to get from Verdi at the California/Nevada border to Mendocino in fewer than four days. But the 44-year ...

Traffic collision snarls Highway 49 traffic near Grass Valley

Traffic is backed up on Highway 49 at Rio Oso Road in Grass Valley due to an earlier traffic collision .  Expect traffic delays on both north and south bound sides of Hwy 49. ...

Auburn family parts with lifetime of possessions

When Karen Locher passed away in January, she left a huge collection of unique antiques and collectibles behind. She and her husband, Mildan, who passed away in 1994, built a life ...

Children focus of fun fundraiser

With each lap around a small figure-8 at the historic Clipper Gap School, the tricycle-riding students raised a little more money for the Head Start program Thursday morning. The ...

: Applegate Fire fully contained

The Applegate Fire consumed 459 acres and is now 100 percent contained, however, the blaze impacted many who will not soon forget the threat the fire posed. Six homes and four out ...

Call to readers: Giants

Do you think the Giants could win the World Series? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must incl ...

: 2 arrested in prostitution raid at Penryn spa

Two women were arrested -- one on charges of prostitution and the other on pimping charges -- after an undercover officer was solicited for sex. Guirong Li, 54, of Monterey Park, ...

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...