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Placer County Sheriff’s Office participates in Law Enforcement Torch Run

Nearly a dozen Placer County Sheriff’s employee will take part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Friday. They will be running the torch a total of more th ...

Man held in phone thefts; public information sought

Auburn police are asking for the public’s help in piecing together a burglary case that resulted in the arrest of an Auburn resident last week. At 4 a.m. Friday, officers f ...

Reader Input: Arm-twisting worries him

In 2009 the City of Colfax passed an ordinance prohibiting MMDs (medical marijuana dispensaries) within the city limits of Colfax. The ordinance was passed after deserved testimony ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Storm leaves more than water; Placer’s sheriff celebrates 40 years and Del Oro student headed to national 4-H conference

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: While the wet weather was badly needed, were there adverse effects? Reporter Gus Thomson is looking into areas of possible storm damage and will give u ...

Auburn man jailed in fight; 2nd man hospitalized

A man was reportedly stabbed at 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 15000 block of Quartz Drive, within the Auburn Greens condominiums, according to Placer County sheriff’s  spokes ...

Marijuana found at Placer High

Less than one ounce of marijuana was discovered inside a vehicle at Placer High School Wednesday morning. According to Auburn Police Department Detective Sgt. Dale Hutchins, offic ...

Woman does not fall for phone scam

Anne Siacotos, 79, had a bad feeling when the person on the other end of the phone began asking for information such as her Social Security and checking account numbers. The hea ...

Placer sheriff seeks Community Awareness Academy pupils

  With field trips to the county morgue, jail and 911 dispatch center, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Community Awareness Academy is ready to start a new round of c ...

Reader Input: Academy well worth attending

Thank you, Jon Schultz, for your wonderful coverage of the Auburn Police Department’s Citizens Awareness Academy (“Auburn police give academy a shot at their guns,&rdqu ...

Memorial service to be held Friday for longtime Placer Sheriff Bill Scott

A memorial service will be held in honor of retired Placer County Sheriff William “Bill” Scott, who passed away March 27.  Scott, who was raised in Auburn, was ...