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Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Sheriff’s cars get new cameras

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is working to install 25 new in-car video cameras, which will help deputies in collecting evidence and resolving complaints. Sheriff Ed Bo ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Storm leaves more than water; Placer’s sheriff celebrates 40 years and Del Oro student headed to national 4-H conference

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: While the wet weather was badly needed, were there adverse effects? Reporter Gus Thomson is looking into areas of possible storm damage and will give u ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Office announces promotions

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced the promotion of Lt. Mark Reed to the rank of captain. Capt. Reed was most recently assigned to lead the Investigations Division. ...

Placer County wish lists include money to open South Placer jail, smoother roads

  Everything from opening the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility on a scaled-down basis, bumping up the road-repair budget and building on North Auburn’s Placer C ...

Boys & Girls Club renamed for county-wide goals

  Pleased with its current locations, the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn has set its sights on the rest of Placer County. Officially renamed the Boys & Girls Club of Pl ...