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Rattlesnake sightings, bitings mark move into Placer’s warmer season

Warmer weather is drawing both people and rattlesnakes out of hibernation, renewing warnings to be careful outdoors or risk a snake bite. While the bite of the rattlesnake is seld ...

Dog attack victim, 91, describes bloody fight for life with 80-pound pit-bull cross

His hand thickly bandaged, 91-year-old Ken Heffren described Tuesday how he fought off a vicious dog attack in his backyard. Heffren, a feisty World War II veteran and retired tel ...