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Reader Input: Lawyers’ ‘waive time’ burdens courts

Your article on the justice-system master plan  changes (“Placer embarks on $316,000 justice-system master plan effort,” Journal, March 27) fails to recognize one ...

Ex-Auburn Elementary PTC chief makes first court appearance on theft charge

A former Auburn Elementary Parent Teacher Club president charged with embezzling from the group made her first appearance Tuesday in a Placer County courtroom. Appearing at Rosevi ...

Placer County supes poised to disagree with grand jury on Burton Creek substation

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors are poised to dispute a grand jury report issued this summer that criticizes the county for inaction on replacing the Burton Creek substation. ...

Baseball star Clemens acquitted of perjury, obstruction

WASHINGTON  - Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress by denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to extend his long caree ...

Judge rules against Auburn med-pot dispensary

A court clash over a medical marijuana dispensary the city of Auburn is seeking to close down has been postponed again. But the city’s cause has now been bolstered by a judge’ ...

Placer County judge: Late filing means no lawsuit against Bohemia project

A lawsuit filed three days late has cost foes of a Wal-Mart/Costco-type store in North Auburn a chance to take the development to court. Superior Court Judge Charles Wachob ruled ...

$200,000 payout by Lincoln cemetery, Catholic Church in missing remains case

Frank Farinha’s body is still missing but his descendents have settled a legal dispute with the Lincoln cemetery he was buried in 64 years ago. According to terms of a settlement ...

Driving drunk could result in fatalities, fees and jail

Ever wonder what happens to a first-time DUI offender? Irresponsible celebrating can lead to large fees and jail this holiday season. According to the California Business, Transp ...

Man received court support

The man charged with alleged felony animal cruelty for hacking an opossum 44 times with a meat cleaver until it died, as four juveniles watched and videotaped the hacking, was supp ...

Barry's legal battle will stretch into next week

Another judge disqualified himself Saturday from ruling in the case of a Del Oro High transfer whose legal battle for basketball eligibility will stretch into next week. Placer Co ...