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Robbery suspect arrested

A man suspected of robbing the pharmacy at Sierra Market in Colfax on May 1 was arrested in Kings Beach on Tuesday, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Office press releas ...

Media Life: NBA, USC star’s post-basketball life a happy one in Placer

It’s sometimes amazing who chooses to live in the foothills in and around Auburn. John Rudometkin, who died Aug. 4 of chronic lung disease, was one of those quiet neighbors ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

Meddlers Report – Aug. 11

Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter Tric ...

Placer clears lawn of homeless, shifts focus to Auburn shelter

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is taking a zero tolerance approach to homeless campers on the county’s North Auburn lawn. That resulted in four campers being arres ...

Green stream baffles School Park Preserve neighbors

Auburn resident Kelsey Craig was walking her dog at Auburn School Park Preserve on High Street between Oakwood Drive and College Way on Saturday when she noticed the stream running ...

Artist inspired by colors of home

Rocklin artist Deepa Sharma works in two mediums: colored pencil and oil. She likes that she can carry her pencils, sketch anywhere and work quickly, but she also likes how the oil ...

Time to shine for vintage vehicles at Auburn’s Cruise Nite

As the sun drops low in the western sky Friday, Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn will come alive with the sights and sounds of Cruise Nite. The monthly summertime staple regularly a ...

Lowell Fire near Dutch Flat closing in on containment

With the Lowell Fire near Dutch Flat all but out, Placer County firefighters are battling big blazes elsewhere in California. Cal Fire was reporting Tuesday that Nevada County&rsq ...

Placer Water exceeds state water-saving target

Placer County Water Agency customers are turning into overachievers when it comes to water saving. Latest figures released by the Water Agency show treated-water use down from the ...

New Nectar Café chef colors the town rouge this Saturday

Nectar Café’s Taste of Gold pairing dinner was such a treasure, the vegetarian eatery is having another go at it, but this time the restaurant’s new chef, James ...

Perseid shower will help ring in the school year

If you’re up early on August 12, be sure to look up into the sky: your eye may just catch a few meteors.    The Perseid meteor shower is peaking early this week, o ...

Georgetown man jailed after fatal crash

A Georgetown man was behind bars Monday after a weekend crash that resulted in the death of a passenger and his arrest on what the California Highway Patrol is saying are alcohol-r ...

Nevada Irrigation District starts studies on new reservoir, dam

Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District have awarded a $1.2 million environmental consulting services contract to an Omaha, Neb.-based engineering-architectural firm for a prop ...

Alumni celebrate Hillmen heritage

Patti Bruun McClure was having an emotional Monday. As one of the three main organizers for the three-day Placer High School All-Class Reunion, which was two years in the making an ...