District Attorney Brad Fenocchio

Editor's View: Justine’s Fund shows strength of her family and our community

Justine Vanderschoot, a smart, pretty, vibrant 17-year-old, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate in September 2003. The cowardly, hideous killing, committed by ...

Looking behind the scenes: Don’t confuse county CEO with grim reaper

While bowing, the Notebook feels it would have been better television had Akio Toyoda cut off the last digit of his little finger — or even engage in a little seppuku — while t ...

Top officers ask supervisors to go easy on budget cuts to law enforcement, DA's office

Law enforcement’s top officers in Placer County made their plea Tuesday to county supervisors to keep budget cuts in the Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s office t ...

Facing Salcedo decision, county DA looks back

Pleas are the standard, trial convictions are most likely, acquittals occur periodically, a hung jury happens on occasion and third trials are few and far between. Yet the Placer ...