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Gold Run CHP arrest elusive Butte County shooting suspect

Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers are receiving praise for quick work in safely arresting a 17-year-old who had been sought for almost a month as a suspect in a Butte Cou ...

Placer County faces bleak transportation funding future

Dwindling state and federal funding sources are leaving many counties in a lurch when it comes to keeping up with their region transportation needs. In Placer County, like many ot ...

Proposed law allows for public input on military surplus equipment

Among the laws introduced this week by state legislators as they entered a new session was one that focuses on police militarization in California. Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-Sa ...

Wet weather hasn’t impacted drought

About two inches of rain has fallen in Auburn since the latest rains began and more is on the way through Saturday, said National Weather Service forecastes before yesterday's ...

You can have olive trees without the fruit

Question: My family enjoys our olive trees for the graceful beauty they bring to our property (curb appeal) but the olives are a nuisance. How can I stop the trees from bearing fru ...

Decked out for the holidays - Loomis Basin Education Foundation Holiday Home Tour

When Jonelle and Richard Tannahill moved into their Loomis residence, it marked a new beginning in more ways than one. They were also celebrating their wedding day. “It was ...

National Weather Serice issues flash flood warning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Placer County through late tonight. Flash floods and debris flows will be a particular threat in and below the Kin ...

Gaines named Assembly Republican whip

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, was named as one of two California State Assembly Republican whips for the 2015-16 legislative session. “I’m eager to do my par ...

Placer Water acting on King Fire watershed slide concerns

It’s classic Catch-22 country for the Placer County Water Agency as a storm rolls in to ease drought concerns – but increases the possibility of landslides in the King ...

Low wage earners could see pay boost

A slew of new laws were introduced Monday after lawmakers were sworn into office, and among them was legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage. Senate Bill 3, introdu ...