bryon mason

Newcastle teacher-sex sentencing postponed

The sentencing of a former Newcastle special-education teacher on sex abuse charges involving a student has been postponed to Oct. 10. Jennifer Lynn Woods, 36, of Granite Bay, ple ...

Placer court bumps back Robbers Fire arson charge challenge

A Placer County Superior Court hearing on a motion to dismiss arson charges against the man accused of starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire last summer was postponed Wednesday for ...

Robbers Fire suspect’s attorney says grand jury hearing was flawed

The attorney representing Robbers Fire suspect Bryon Mason is seeking to have the case dismissed on the grounds that the grand jury hearing was flawed and lack of probable cause, a ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: It’s time to head back to school; talking with Congressman McClintock; Robbers Fire suspect back in court and Fast Fridays racing

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Robbers Fire suspect pleads not guilty, again

The recently re-arrested Robbers Fire suspect pleaded not guilty Thursday to the same felony arson charges he again faces for allegedly starting last summer’s 2,650-acre fire ...

DA seeks to have judge barred from Robbers Fire case

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office filed a motion to bar Judge Colleen Nichols from presiding over the looming Robbers Fire trial, claiming that Nichols is prejudic ...

Grand Jury indicts Robbers Fire suspect on arson charges

The Placer County Grand Jury indicted Robbers Fire defendant Bryon Mason on two arson charges stemming from the July 2012 fire in Placer County that burned 2,650 acres, the Placer ...

Judge says Robbers Fire investigator ‘less than accurate’

Bryon Mason had a spring in his step as he walked out of the courtroom Tuesday. The next step for the Placer County District Attorney’s office appears headed back to the dra ...

DA files no new charges on former Robbers Fire suspect

  Cleared in March of arson charges, the man who spent more than seven months in jail for allegedly starting the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire that cost $13 million to extinguish i ...

Robbers Fire arson case debates question of intent

  Bryon Mason had been at the beach with his wife, two sons age 3 and 5, and their babysitter when he threw the firework that allegedly sparked the 2,650-acre Robbers Fire th ...