Penryn Road

Pedestrian pronounced dead on scene

A pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene after being hit by a Ford F-250 pickup truck in Penryn, early Saturday morning. Alen Roley, 38, of Rocklin walked into the middle of ...

Development to destroy rural community

As people of the unincorporated areas of the county, areas such as Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir, it has long been known that we reside under the whims and influences of the (Placer) ...

Man jailed after taking 10-year-old on car chase from police

A Loomis man remains in jail after he allegedly took a 10-year-old boy on a 47-mile car run from police. Robert Christopher Reynolds, 36, was arrested Christmas Day on felony cha ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

Lane reopens after I-80 grass fire

Fire crews contained a grass fire that sparked near Interstate 80 Monday afternoon. Emergency responders reported that the large spot fire, which is about a quarter-acre or less, ...

Multi-vehicle accident blocks I-80 lanes

Seven motorists were reportedly taken to area hospitals after three apparent two-car accidents slowed Interstate 80 Tuesday afternoon. As the rain came down Tuesday, emergency re ...