Purple Heart

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Buck Gein: Low-key, authentic American hero

It’s not often that you meet and talk with a real American hero. Buck Gein is 91 years old and is the real deal, a B-24 navigator with 35-plus bombing missions during World War I ...

Slain deputy honored

Retired Lt. Jim Voyiatzes of the Placer County Sheriff’s Department will never forget this day 30 years ago. Neither will dozens of other fellow officers, family and friends. ...