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Placer County DA Brad Fenocchio retires with good, bad memories

While Brad Fenocchio was working on the death penalty trial of Arturo Suarez, the trial was working on him. Fenocchio, 63, retired this past week as Placer County District Attorne ...

Kovacich murder-case prosecutors receive prestigious Placer County honor

A 26-year-old murder mystery. A former law enforcement officer as a prime suspect. A dogged investigation and a prosecution team dedicated to bringing a criminal to justice and l ...

Auburn a salmon haven? It's retired teacher Jack Sanchez' dream

Jack Sanchez calls salmon the earth’s canary in a coal mine. If the salmon disappear, Sanchez said he strongly believes that the human race will disappear along with them. And ...