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Fire officials confident on Applegate containment

Firefighters are near full containment on the Applegate Fire despite gusty weekend weather throughout the region. The fire started around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at multiple points along ...

McClintock to face off with Moore at Meddlers

The debate between incumbent Tom McClintock and his challenger for the 4th District Congressional seat, Art Moore, is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Auburn City Hall. McClintock ...

More recreation areas open after King Fire containment

With King Fire containment, the U.S. Forest Service has reduced the size of the area closed to the public. But several popular recreation areas past Georgetown in El Dorado County ...

Leaders question Prop. 47 merits

California’s prison population has grown so large that it outsources to other states to hold its inmates. A proposition for voters to consider in reducing overcrowded prisons ...

Applegate Fire holds at canyon

Potential storm systems and terrain are on the minds of fire officials and their crews as they work toward containment of the Applegate Fire. The fire started Wednesday afternoon ...

Applegate Fire holds at canyon

Potential storm systems and terrain are on the minds of fire officials and their crews as they work toward containment of the Applegate Fire. The fire started Wednesday afternoon ...

Fires put focus on prepping

Imagine the Sheriff’s deputies are at your door telling you to evacuate your home and anything you can carry with you – what do you take? Fires, like the King and Appl ...

Bumper grape harvest celebrated during PlacerGrown week

It was great to be a grapevine in Placer County in 2014. Placer County’s grape harvest and growing wine industry has been one of the few agricultural entities apparently ben ...

Hazardous waste event to be rescheduled due to fires

The Western Placer Waste Management Authority’s (WPWMA) annual household hazardous waste collection event scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled. WPWMA staff is worki ...