Blue Canyon

Community Portrait: For 25 years, she’s topped off your coffee with a smile

“I never thought that I would be waiting tables for 25 years,” said Beverly Samp before her shift began recently. The 54-year-old Samp is a waitress at Auburn’s Sizzler Rest ...

ID released of fatal crash victim

Officers have released the identity of the teen who died in a roadway accident over the weekend. Jack Conner, 14, of Orangevale, was riding as a passenger in the 2003 Toyota Tacom ...

Unexpected winds push fires burning near Foresthill

An unexpected shift in winds late Tuesday night pushed fires burning near Foresthill over a slope into the North Fork American River drainage, heightening its danger. If not suppr ...

Drowsy driver hits work van

Three female minimum security inmates and a Placer County correctional officer suffered minor injuries Monday morning after a driver who fell asleep at the wheel crashed into their ...