Dena Erwin

Homeless camp trash riles neighbor

Auburn resident Aaron Campbell was upset Tuesday when he went to take out the trash and saw something ugly floating in the creek that runs next to his condominium complex. “I s ...

Alleged motel shooters have February court date

Two Lincoln residents charged with shooting a man in an Auburn hotel room remain jailed but will face a judge next month. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ruthie Ann ...

Alleged motel shooters heading toward new court date

Two Lincoln residents charged with shooting one’s ex-boyfriend are continuing their time in custody and court. Ruthie Ann Barnes, 21, and her half-brother, Zane Aaron Davis, 28, ...

County forks over $470K for PIOs

The Placer County CEO’s office appears to be downsizing again, but many residents are appalled the bureaucracy and salaries were so large just last year. The latest organization ...

Weimar Country Store robbed

Detectives are searching for a lone robber, apparently desperate for Christmas money, who robbed the Weimar Country Store at gunpoint. The man, described as 6 feet, 5 inches tall ...

Alleged Loomis burglars still in jail

Three Loomis residents are still in jail after being arrested over the weekend for several Loomis residential and vehicle burglaries. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested J ...

Looking for the perfect pet presents?

Are you looking for gift ideas for your furry family members this Christmas? Auburn stores have a variety of fun, quirky and cute presents for your pets. Pet Xing Owner Larry Tayl ...

Lincoln residents facing felonies after Auburn motel shooting

Two Lincoln residents are still in jail after a shooting in Auburn’s Super 8 Motel that left one man injured. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the motel Sunday ni ...

Holiday meant more DUI arrests

Local law enforcement agencies made more Labor Day DUI arrests than last year in Placer County. The Placer County “Avoid the 7” campaign took place from Aug. 20 to Sept. 6. T ...

Lilac/Live Oak thefts alarm neighbors

A recent number of thefts in Auburn’s Lilac Lane/Live Oak Way neighborhood have residents angry and concerned about their property and safety. Lilac Lane resident Peggy McCray ...

Our View: New technology, public could help solve mysteries

Residents are rightfully concerned about five bodies that were found over the last 16 months in the Auburn stretch of Wise Canal. Common sense says this is strange, and deserves s ...

Auburn man, 18, presumed dead after he reportedly jumped off Foresthill Bridge

An 18-year-old Auburn man is presumed to have died after he jumped from the Foresthill Bridge Thursday. Forest B. Wax’s body had not been recovered as of Friday, according to P ...

Sheriff opens two service stations in Tahoe

Two new Placer County Sheriff’s ski resort service stations are now open. The stations were opened at no cost to the department through a partnership with Northstar and Squaw Va ...

Loomis man died from 'blunt force trauma'

Authorities have announced the results of an autopsy performed Wednesday on Rudy Ramos, 24, the victim of a homicide in his Loomis home on Monday, Sept. 14 In a news release, Dena ...

Body in park was Del Oro grad, 21

Friends and family of 21-year-old Alyse Rachelle Conk, whose body was found on Wednesday morning in Loomis Basin Community Park, remember her happiness as infectious. “When she ...