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Indoor pool offers year-round lessons

Winter’s chill hasn’t stopped kids from jumping into a local pool and learning to swim like otters. Students of all ages are learning how to swim and improve their technique in ...

Media Life: Cool, quintuple killer left mark on Placer crime annals

In the world of high crimes and misdemeanors, baby-faced quintuple killer Ray Latshaw tops an ignominious list in Placer County. The recent retirement of District Attorney Brad Fe ...

Budding entrepreneur grows success as Anna Sprout

The entrepreneur behind a new, growing company is a 10-year-old Franklin Elementary School student. When Anna Azevedo decided she wanted to take horseback riding lessons, she set ...

Ratings give coaches a gauge, goals

The league strength ratings for both boys’ and girls’ basketball were released by the Sac Joaquin Section on Monday. This was the first of four announcements from the s ...

Ex-football star pleads to burglary, impersonating a cop

A Rocklin man originally facing charges of extortion can now expect a sentencing at his next court date. Chad Richard Mowry, who was 26 when he was arrested in July, pleaded no co ...

See the Sierra in a different way

Get to know the Sierra Nevada more intimately through the words of more than 75 observers of the majestic mountains. “The Illuminated Landscape, A Sierra Nevada Anthology,” is ...

Car 'flies' off Auburn-Folsom Road

A vehicle that missed a curve on Auburn-Folsom Road Sunday morning left behind a wide swath of damage and sent the driver to the hospital. Bonanza Way resident Matt Konar said he h ...

Sheriff’s Office wins national award

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was recently recognized on a national level for one of its community outreach events. For the second year in a row, the Sheriff’s Office was ...

Media Life: Auburn poised for filming of stunt-filled TV pilot

Moves are afoot to put together a pilot TV show featuring the expertise of Auburn-based movie stunt director Gary Davis. Davis, who is currently at work on the fourth “Spiderman ...

Loomis animal rescuer gets reprieve

A Loomis animal rescuer won’t have to pay to file for a permit to keep her elderly animals, the town council decided on Tuesday night. At a packed Loomis council meeting on Ja ...

Lacrosse clubs sticking with it

The Woodcreek High and Sierra Foothills lacrosse clubs start each game with a face-off, but together, they’re expanding the sport in the foothills. Each club was started in the ...

Animal rescuer seeking appeal to keep her pets

A Loomis animal rescuer is appealing a town order to get rid of many of her aged pets. In August, the town ordered Cindy Walden to reduce the number of dogs she keeps from five to ...

Locals seek new zoning rules

When Michael Tekus moved to rural Loomis 12 years ago, he had dreams of living in the country. Now, he said, he spends most of his time “tied to the property” in an attempt to ...

Loomis serviceman comes home for Christmas

Christmas carols about being home for the holidays are especially meaningful to Lt. Colonel Brad Berry. Berry recently returned home to his wife and three teenage daughters after ...

Rhythm Riders hit the stage

The Rhythm Riders – from left, Larry Tracy, Greg Smith, Dee Price, Johnny Price, Dave Johnston and Brett Boyle — will perform their tribute to Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline at 9 ...