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Grand jury report recommends human trafficking tracking system

A state-wide system is needed to track victims of human trafficking crimes, according to the recent Placer County Grand Jury report. The report recommends that the Children’s ...

Auburn's 4th celebration to be red hot, white, and blue

It’s predicted to be a scorcher on Fourth of July this year, but if you’re willing to brave the heat, there are plenty of patriotic activities to be enjoyed. Early bir ...

Hot spell too brief to trigger emergency

It’s hot, but officials are not launching emergency heat protocols just yet. With the spike in daytime temperatures this week, the concern for high-risk groups, like seniors ...

Vandals sever cables, networks go down

The severed fiber optic cables that disrupted Sacramento-area communications is just one in a series of 11 Bay Area incidents in the past year being investigated by the FBI. Phone ...

California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination la ...

Horses, pigs, llamas, bees: ‘Secret’ shelter has space for all

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills (HSSF) will no longer depend on the kindness of others to house its rescued animals, thanks to the recent purchase of a 17-acre ranch, ac ...

2015 endurance run was an historic affair

History was made at this year’s Western States Endurance Run (WSR) as Gunhild Swanson, originally of Germany, became the first woman over 70 to finish the race in less than 3 ...

Concert to salute Independence Day

If the swelling sounds of a 30-piece symphonic band performing songs and a picnic in the grass with children run free waving American flags is your idea of an Independence Day cele ...

Two separate collisions slow westbound I-80 traffic

Updated: 2:15 p.m. 6/29/2015 Two unrelated traffic collisions near the Secret Town exit on westbound Interstate 80 have snarled traffic in the area. Around 11:25 a.m. an 18-wheel ...

Both victims in Roseville shooting, burning crime had criminal histories

As Placer County Sheriff’s detectives attempt to determine who shot two men in the head and left them burning alive in Roseville Thursday, court records in various counties a ...