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Meteorites cause small-scale resurgence of Gold Rush

When Brenda Salveson heard meteorites found just minutes from her home were drawing national acclaim ? and a high price tag ? she decided it might be worth taking a walk to find he ...

Business saves yearly raft trip

As I hide from the sun during my break from teaching special education at Placer High, I found myself reflecting on the school year. The program I teach is an independent living sk ...

Guides’ murders remain mysteries

On Friday it will be five years since two El Dorado County river-rafting guides were brutally murdered while they slept on a beach. Their families had hoped that DNA evidence might ...