Sheridan

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Mental health questions in Sheridan murder case

A request by murder suspect Ana Maria Bejenariu to be transferred to a state mental hospital punctuated a brief session before a Placer County Superior Court judge on Wednesday. B ...

Sheridan mother dies after allegedly stabbed by daughter

A Sheridan woman has died after allegedly being stabbed Wednesday by her daughter, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute ...

Police seek owner of stolen power tools, possibly from Lincoln area

  Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men on charges related to stealing a “large amount” of equipment such as power and lawn tools, and the own ...

Reader Input: Cat sanctuary finds new friend

Just wanted to say thanks to Friends Forever, A Cat Sanctuary, for taking in three 8-week-old kittens I had found abandoned next door. They had been left outside in the freezing ...

Move Placer County Fair and watch it fail

Part of the problem with the Placer County Fairgrounds and the raceway has been the lack of guidance and direction from Placer County. Why would they move the facility after all of ...

Give inmates fairgrounds jobs

Hopefully the (Placer County) fairgrounds won?t have to move. We have lots of skilled workers in the county jail. If organized properly, these skilled laborers could pass on their ...

Half-century later he still works the badge

He’s been in law enforcement for what seems like his whole life. Ed Leighton Sr. was raised on a farm in Loomis, with one brother and four sisters. He did a little of everythin ...

Pliny Murphy had a zest for life

The Murphy family of Penryn is mourning the loss of their oldest child, Pliny, who died in a diving accident on July 25. Pliny Oscar Murphy V had just turned 20 in July. He was th ...

Placer’s urban chicken farmers crowing victory in rule change

Placer County could soon allow non-farming home-dwellers up to six chickens – double the original staff plans. And it had at least one outlaw chicken owner crowing victory. Tah ...