Man hit by pickup truck fights for life

A Sacramento man struck by a pickup and critically injured a week ago while crossing North Auburn’s Highway 49 on foot continues to fight for his life, a family member said Wedne ...

‘Shed Some Skin’ glimpses high school life

A play about the realities of high school opens tonight. “Shed Some Skin” is an original production written and directed by Jason Long, Placer High School’s drama teacher. ...

Red barrels brim with food and toys for Auburn’s needy

The red round barrels have been in Auburn-area stores now since the first week in November with donated food and toys going to community families. The food and toys are being coll ...

New mayor has tough times ahead

New Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes has quite a year ahead of him. A crippling economic recession. A crucial decision on the city’s wastewater treatment system. A trickle of funds into ...

Regional U, Foresthill plan are approved

The regional university plan near Roseville and the Foresthill Divide Community Plan gained the expected final approval from the Placer County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Waitin ...

Law enforcement plans patrols for the holidays

Holiday revelers need to plan ahead as many local law enforcement agencies will beef up patrol cars on the road now through January. One agency, however, said budget cuts will impa ...

Local lost and found story has a very nice ring to it

Placer High schooler Taylor Rick, 16, never thought that her Nov. 15 soccer game would result in a frantic search for a precious family heirloom. Taylor was wearing a high school ...

Moving storm looks mild

A storm moving into the foothills and Sierra today and Wednesday likely will have only minimal impact on holiday travel plans. And unfortunately, snow totals probably won’t be mu ...