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Rove tactic used on president

With regard to the article on (President) Obama not being a citizen (“Locals ask sheriff to investigate Obama,” Journal, May 9), I’d like to add a few comments. F ...

Obama investigation raises questions

I just read the front-page article in the May 9, 2012 Auburn Journal titled “Locals ask Sheriff to investigate Obama.”The article certainly raises more questions than j ...

Placer County law-enforcement hiring 22

AUBURN CA - Placer County moved a step closer Tuesday to hiring 22 more law-enforcement system employees. The total includes 14 new correctional system employees, seven new deputi ...

Newcastle I-80 overpass jumper survives

Authorities confirmed Monday that a man who attempted suicide by leaping off an Interstate 80 overpass onto the freeway at Newcastle did survive the 30-foot fall. The Placer Count ...

Gazebo looking fine again

My wife and I would like to thank the local sheriff for helping to keep our community gazebo clean. We have noticed lately that the druggie types that had seemed to have moved in ...

County to help with pool?

Colfax will get help from the county in its efforts to rebuild the city pool, according to City Manager Bruce Kranz, “County park administrator John Ramirez committed his suppor ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Auburn man drowns in popular river swim spot

Authorities have identified a man who drowned after slipping off a rock into the swift-flowing water of the South Yuba River as an Auburn resident. The body of 20-year-old Robert ...

Questions cloud child’s shooting death

In response to Angela Collier’s letter of May 21, “Where is letter writer’s heart?,” I totally agree the death of a child is tragic. But we are yet to know how and why sh ...

Placer's D.A.R.E. gets cut

State budget cuts have forced the Placer County Sheriff’s Department to choose public safety over drug education and local kids are missing out. Placer sheriffs cancelled the D. ...

Justice at last for long-dead Placer County sheriff

Justice is coming for Sheriff William Elam. It just took a little while. Elam was killed in October 1951 when his car swerved off the a rain-slickened Sierra highway. He wasn’t ...

Placer County’s new $4 million chopper airborne in turbulent fiscal times

It’s a new recruit. But for Placer County Sheriff’s Department chief pilot, it’s has already had its mettle tested and proved its worth. Sgt. Van Bogardus was at the contro ...

Brodovsky lives the fast life

Bob Brodovsky’s life is devoted to high-speed pursuits. In his day job as a traffic officer with the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, the 47-year-old Penryn resident occasio ...