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Colfax driver suffers major injuries after swerving to avoid deer on I-80

A Colfax woman suffered major injuries Monday when her car was broadsided after swerving to avoid a deer on Interstate 80. Officer David Martinez of the Auburn California Highway ...

Shots fired after three bears raid rural Placer County chicken coop

Three bears were shot at after rampaging through a Loomis-area chicken coop but escaped into the darkness Thursday. While a state Fish & Game Department spokesman said the adult f ...

Bobcat spotted in Penryn

Liisa and Jim Chandler have nicknamed the new visitor to their Penryn home “B.C.” That’s short for bobcat. Liisa Chandler said they saw the animal several times earlier in t ...

Close encounters of a bear kind

A mama and baby black bear made a Loomis appearance Monday afternoon near Folsom Lake. “I was really excited,” said Del Oro High School senior Ryan Raynal, 18, who photographed ...