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UPC-code-switching scam discovered after arrest of two Reno men

An elaborate UPC-switching scam came unraveled in the parking lot of North Auburn’s Home Depot earlier this week, leaving two Reno men facing multiple charges related to the thef ...

Placer County pair held in tri-county car-jacking, assault spree

Two Placer County men were in custody Tuesday after a three-county, three-day crime spree that the Placer County Sheriff’s Office believes started Saturday with a kidnapping and ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Media Life: Surf-guitar king Dick Dale set for Auburn holiday show

The King of Surf Guitar is coming to Auburn. Dick Dale is playing the Auburn Event Center on Dec. 19, bringing a muscular, vibrato-laden wash of sound to the city for a first-time ...

Drunk driver "wreaks havoc" in Penryn

An Iowa Hill man was arrested in Penryn on Friday, Nov. 28, for driving under the influence, evading and other charges after “wreaking havoc,” according to the Placer County Sh ...