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Placer County unemployment rate rises

  Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...

Stay off the tracks, UP says

Walking along railroad tracks can be hazardous, as one pedestrian discovered earlier this month. Luckily, the unidentified Colfax man lived to tell about being hit by a moving trai ...

Union Pacific train hits, injures man in Colfax

A Union Pacific freight train hit and injured a pedestrian in Colfax Saturday afternoon. “It was not at a crossing,” Union Pacific spokesman Aaron Hunt said. “( ...

Colfax thoroughfare remains closed

The Union Pacific railroad crossing at Grass Valley Street in Colfax remains closed Monday morning following a train derailment that occurred almost 24 hours ago. A double stacked ...

Placer County jobless rate rises again to 10.5 percent

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s unemployment crept upward again for a second consecutive month, rising to 10.5 percent, according to state Employment Development Department figures. ...

Railroad work blocks mom, daughter in wheelchair

A Weimar family has found itself living on the wrong side of the tracks during Union Pacific Railroad’s project to upgrade the transcontinental railway. Todd and Amy Hanaway mus ...