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Appeal on Robbers Fire indictment keeps case on ice

With Placer County proceedings stayed indefinitely, both sides in the case of Robbers Fire arson suspect Bryon Mason are awaiting a state appeals court ruling. Mason’s case ...

Cash-strapped Gold Country Fair could tap into new state funding

A new infusion of state funding could be coming Gold Country Fair’s way. Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a new $3.1 million allocation in the 2015-16 state budget for fair ope ...

Placer supes to consider stance on state water issues

With 12 proposals in the Legislature on a new water-bond proposal for California, Placer County supervisors will be asked today to consider weighing in on the debate. But instead ...

Placer County can toast its good health – and raise its wheatgrass glass high

Looking for a healthy lifestyle? Look no further than Placer County, according to rankings in a new survey on the overall health of California residents. Placer County ranked No. ...

Soil questions answered, Wal-Mart ready to build in North Auburn

With lab tests back indicating soil clean enough on a North Auburn site to build on, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is poised to start construction early next year. California Department of ...

District 3 takes the title at State Rodeo

Those hard riding and fast roping cowboys and cowgirls of California High School Rodeo District 3 didn’t slow down a bit last month as they captured the crown at the State Ro ...

Rodeo wraps up as District 3 moves on to the State Finals

It was made official May 4-5 as California High School Rodeo Association District 3 closed out its regular rodeo season at the Lincoln Arena. Two familiar faces, Cheyanne Carpente ...

District 3 final rodeo May 4-5 at arena

The final California High School Rodeo Association District 3 rodeo is scheduled for May 4-5 and the Lincoln Arena. The top five contestants in each event from all nine districts ...

District 3 holds final rodeo May 4-5 at arena

The final California High School Rodeo Association District 3 rodeo is scheduled for May 4-5 at the Lincoln Arena. The top five contestants in each event from all nine districts a ...

New District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen sworn in

AUBURN CA - Republican Jim Nielsen was sworn in Thursday as the new 4th state senator. The election for the sprawling Northern California district, which takes in part of North Au ...