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America of yore remains alive and well

I saw America today. Some days I wonder if the America I grew up with – the America of my grandparents – the America of our Founding Fathers and pioneers, still exi ...

Big-rig fire near Colfax slows I-80 traffic

A big rig reported to be carrying baked goods caught fire on westbound Interstate 80 near Colfax on Monday morning. The blaze incinerated the tractor trailer's contents after igni ...

Man faces 22-year prison term for four Auburn, Weimar holdups

AUBURN CA - A 22-year-old Auburn man linked to four armed robberies now faces a 22-year sentence after agreeing to a no-contest plea. The string of armed holdups took place from D ...

Weimar athletes shine at NorCal Elite Invitational

The Weimar Charter School?s eighth grade girls track and field team captured first place to highlight the school?s strong showing at the NorCal Elite Invitational last week at Casa ...

Locals navigate caring for elderly parents

Parenting her parents is something Marlene Berger never thought much about until their health started to decline seven years ago. From that point on making sure they had the best ...

Placer DA: Weimar murder victim Sarah Burr shot in back

AUBURN CA - A single gunshot in the back from a hunting rifle killed murder victim Sarah Burr as she was walking toward the front door, prosecutors are contending in the case again ...

Weimar double-murder case on track for January preliminary exam

ROSEVILLE – The Placer County District Attorney’s case against Lee Konnerth will be tested in January at a preliminary hearing. Konnerth, 35, was charged with two murder count ...

Media Life: Sickle slayer shattered peace of summer of 1971

Let’s set the Media Life time machine back 40 years ago to the summer of 1971 in Auburn and examine one of the most disturbing murder cases in the annals of area crime history. ...

Death-penalty an option in Weimar double-murder case

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is keeping open the option of pursuing the death penalty in its prosecution of Lee Konnerth on two murder counts. Konnerth, 35, is c ...

Weimar man charged with double murder in deaths of girlfriend, fetus

A Weimar man was arraigned on two murder counts Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his girlfriend and their unborn child. Making his first courtroom appearance since being arrest ...