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Starbucks drops Placer County Ethos bottled water supplier, cites drought

UPDATE Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

The Harbaughs are a football family

Those who were acquainted with Jim Harbaugh might have wondered if the former Lukens Springs manager had any connection to Jim and John Harbaugh, of football and Super Bowl fame. T ...

Gold Run CHP arrest Bay Area toll-plaza double-slaying suspect

Two Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers had little doubt early Wednesday morning that they had discovered the suspect in the shotgun slaying hours before of two people at a ...

Big rig crash kills one

One lane of westbound Interstate 80 was open to traffic at 9 a.m. following an early morning fatal collision involving a big rig Tuesday. One man was killed and another seriously ...