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Sheriff’s office to let kids Ride With Pride

Placer County sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Borden said he helped found Ride With Pride, the department’s longest-running community program, 22 years ago as a way to bridge the g ...

Springtime water can be deadly

With this week’s recent heat wave many Auburn residents are heading to local waterways in an attempt to escape the rising mercury. However, swimming in springtime can be pote ...

Sheriff’s search and rescue team hosts statewide event

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Mountain Rescue Team will be hosting more than 400 volunteers from across the state to participate in simulated search-and-rescue scenarios ...

Sheriff’s mounted unit still trotting through Auburn

A small piece of Gold Country culture still exists in Auburn in the form of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Enforcement Unit. The six horses and their deputy ride ...

SoCal squad recovers body deep in Foresthill gold mine

A miner’s death 1,500 feet into a Foresthill-area gold mine spurred a body-recovery effort over the weekend by a team of Southern California underground rescue experts. Folsom’ ...