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Newcastle house fire cause remains a mystery

The cause of a fire that heavily damaged a vacant Newcastle house is now being described as “undetermined.” The fire was initially investigated as suspicious but Newcastle Fir ...

Media Life: DirectTV slot in future for Placer High grad’s Saint Motel band

Call it judgment day, the rapture or simply the end of the world. So what are you going to do when Christian radio network Family Stations calls The Big One for May 21? That’s t ...

Investigators probe homeless link to suspicious Newcastle house fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a homeless squatter may have started a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied Newcastle house overnight Thursday. Neighbors s ...

House fire overnight in Newcastle area

A house fire in the vicinity of Highway 193 in the Newcastle area closed the major Newcastle-Lincoln road connection for several hours overnight Thursday as firefighters battled th ...

Big rig drives off Interstate 80

The driver of a semi-truck pulling a 53-foot trailer is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his vehicle Tuesday morning, Jan. 25, on westbound Interstate 80, just past Newca ...

Media Life: Guitarist Montrose set for rare, solo Newcastle show

When guitar great Ronnie Montrose decided to put a series of “unplugged” solo dates together, his thoughts turned to Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s. The Bay Area resident an ...

Fire chiefs like Placer County weed-cleanup concept, want more details

Rural Placer County fire chiefs are giving qualified support to expansion of a hazardous vegetation abatement program to western slope communities. Chief Tony Corado of the South ...

Newcastle’s field of dreams

NEWCASTLE — Squint your eyes a little and use your imagination and it’s not hard to turn back the calendar 60 or 80 years at Chantry Hill Field. The images become even more vi ...

Auburn CHP officer behind bars on meth, weapons charges

An Auburn California Highway Patrol officer is under arrest on methamphetamine-possession, weapons-possession and driving-under-the-influence charges. Officer Ruben Cesar Salgado ...