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Placer County poised to extradite fleeing felon accused of ramming patrol vehicle in Colfax during escape

It’s now Placer County’s turn to prosecute a Reno man who faces charges related to ramming a patrol vehicle in Colfax and fleeing to Oregon during a 10-day crime spree in three ...

Auburn Police, commended by Placer County grand jury

Auburn Police Chief Valerie Harris and staff are doing a commendable job with the operation of the department, the Placer County grand jury said in a report issued Friday. The gra ...

Kranz, Montgomery set for 5th District county runoff

Placer County Supervisor Bruce Kranz and challenger Jennifer Montgomery of Serene Lakes are headed for a runoff election Nov. 4. Neither Kranz, Montgomery or Meadow Vista’s Bob H ...

Placer joining national jobless swoon

Placer County is joining the nation in a tightening job squeeze. On a nationwide scale, a triple whammy of housing, credit and financial crises is causing even Federal Reserve Cha ...

County supervisors head to ballot uncontested

The deadline has passed without anyone coming forward to get their names on the June 3 ballot to challenge Placer County supervisors Kirk Uhler and Jim Holmes. Holmes, who is comp ...

County prepares to dole out medi-pot cards to patients

Placer County plans to roll its medical marijuana identification-card program out March 1. But it's still uncertain whether the state-overseen and state-authorized program ““ ...
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