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Bogus repairs alleged in federal indictment of six Lincoln aircraft firm ex-employees

A federal grand jury has indicted six former executives and supervisors at Lincoln’s WECO Aerospace Systems on allegations of fraudulent airplane repairs. The FAA-certified aircr ...

Sierra Scoop: Foothills get a bitter taste of possible Olympic scene

Placer High’s most decorated alum Stacy Dragila won’t be representing the U.S. at the Olympics this year after she finished seventh at the Trials last weekend. Newcastle native ...

Air quality causes major concern

“We’re going to continue to have the smoke,” said Ann Hobbs air-quality specialist for the Placer County Air Pollution Control District. The seven-day National Weather Servi ...

Auburn air quality 9 times worse than federal standard

Numerous area wildfires caused Auburn’s air quality index to zoom to more than nine times the federal air quality standard early Friday morning, according to Placer County air po ...