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Mark Meuser — ‘riding’ for office

Forget running for office — GOP secretary of state candidate Mark Meuser is “riding” for office. Meuser, who completed an ironman in 2015, is riding his bike thr ...

DeOllos sworn in as Penryn postmaster

Elizabeth Kennedy DeOllos raised her right hand to take the official oath of office as the new Penryn Postmaster at a noon ceremony Friday at the Penryn Post Office, 2205 Rippey Ro ...

Meet Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Joie Camalo

Name: Joie Camalo Age: 24 Residence: Placer County Family: Not married, no children Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? I grew up ...

Del Oro grad earns Eagle Scout

Earning the Eagle Scout award is a prestigious feat that only 50,000 young men achieve each year.   Max Briggs, 18, earned his Eagle Scout award last December and is celebrat ...

Meet Deputy Eli Benfield

Name: Eli Benfield Age: 30 Family: Happily married. No children. Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? I grew up in Placer County and wanted to join an agenc ...

From a rough beginning to recovery

Laurie Knight Teel may sound a bit vague when recalling the timeline of her life. There are “blanks,” and her telling of her difficult life is more a meandering of memo ...

Meet Your Deputy: Brian Towle

Name:  Deputy Brian Towle Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team?   I’ve been a part of the Placer Sheriff’s team for almost 12 years ...

Cool’s Campbell graduates U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Ensign Bryson K. Campbell, son of Mark and Jacqui Brunton, of Cool recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York. Campbell earn ...

Victoria Irons named to president’s list

Victoria (Tori) Irons of Auburn has been named to the Gonzaga University President's List for spring semester 2018.  Students must carry a full academic load and earn a 3. ...

Auburn students make honor roll at Oregon State University

Four students from Auburn now attending Oregon State University have made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term 2018: Straight-A average: Joshua R. Matthews, junior, pre-civil engi ...

Local students earn highest honor in Girl Scouting

Girl Scouts Heart of Central California honored Carley Mickel, of Auburn, who has earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award at the organization’s Girls Who Inspire ceremon ...

Billie MacDonald spends free time volunteering around Placer and Sacramento counties

Anyone who thinks volunteering is dull has most likely never spent an weekend with Billie MacDonald, selflessly serving at a parade, symphony or crab feed. In addition to spending ...

Auburnite receives Ph.D. from Stanford

Nicole Noelle Martin, daughter of Ken and Valerye Martin of Auburn, has completed her Ph.D. in history at Stanford University. Nicole’s dissertation was titled, “In th ...