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Parking assault arrest; Store vandalized: More

Jan. 6 Ivan Alekseyevich Kochuboy, 42, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property. The arrest took place in thee 9000-block of Crater Hill Road. Wes ...

Returning to their roots

Date nights were in the law-school library for Erin and Tim Riswold. All through their dual quests for law degrees at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento they were each other&rsq ...

PG&E offer assurances to Placer’s Pioneer

Pacific Gas & Electric is assuring Placer County’s Pioneer Community Energy that it doesn’t expect any impact to electric and natural gas service as a result of the ...

A community of water misers

 Nevada Irrigation District customers are thinking twice before turning on the tap. According to the district, which takes in parts of Placer and Nevada counties including No ...

Driver dies in I-80 tanker truck crash

A driver of a tanker truck carrying 8,000 gallons of fuel was killed after going off Interstate 80 near Dutch Flat and crashing down an embankment. The driver — a 64-year-ol ...

Fire threat ignites new subdivision's exit concerns

An Auburn Planning Commission recommendation to the City Council to approve a rezoning allowing a 65-home development to proceed  will move ahead with a proviso on fire safety ...

Sheriff: Suspect killed after Placer shooting death

A homicide suspect was shot in a confrontation with deputies and officers Tuesday, following shootings between Loomis and Newcastle, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said tod ...

One victim killed Tuesday by South Placer shooter

UPDATED AT 1:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY Stanley Stepanski III, of Florence, Montana was the shooter in Tuesday’s deadly shooting spree that left one victim dead, another victim in ...

DUI bike rider; Felon with shotgun; More

Dec. 31 Marques Nicole Hawley, 25, of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The turnover for arrest to the California Highway Patr ...

Deputy in close call with DUI driving suspect

A Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a near-collision with a patrol vehicle in North Auburn, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Th ...

Raging American River then. Time bomb now

A reminder. While Auburn has experienced some wild, wet and windy days this rainy season, we could still be in for worse. Much worse. Take early 1997 as an example. A “no ...

Auburn, South Placer auto charging stations on the way

Funding is now in place for more charging stations in the Auburn and South Placer areas. Placer County supervisors gave their OK this past week to a $284,000 plan that projects ne ...

District: Inappropriate behavior, not hazing

A Placer Union High School District investigation found no evidence of hazing involving the Placer High School junior varsity boys basketball team. Instead, what the district desc ...

65-home plan up for Auburn vote

A 65-home development proposed for a 28-acre parcel across the street from Auburn Cemetery District property will be considered Tuesday by the Auburn Planning Commission. The prop ...

Placer CEO gets a $10K raise

Hired last January, Placer County’s top executive is getting a raise. Without comment at the tail end of Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to boost ...