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Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Aug. 16

Thursday, Aug. 16  Dare2BeFit Workout Group meets 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants to bring mat ...

‘Tinderbox’ Auburn tribal land wins slice of $2 million fire-safety grant

The United Auburn Indian Community bought a 501-acre parcel undeveloped Auburn about a decade ago, purchasing acreage known as Baltimore Ravine. The land is key piece of undevelop ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Air quality a concern for Placer County possibly through October

As multiple wildfires continue to plague California this week, air quality is being compromised in Placer County. With fires such as the Mendocino Complex Fire burning itself into ...

Friday deadline for City Council, school board candidates

Lincoln City Council candidates have until Friday to file papers, unless neither of the incumbents chooses to run for re-election, in which case the deadline will be extended to We ...

Board faces backlash over naming of elementary school

Despite public criticism at Tuesday’s Western Placer Unified School District board meeting, board members stuck by their decision to name a new elementary school after Superi ...

National Night Out held Tuesday at Lincoln Hills

National Night Out is an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer and more caring places ...

Where was this clothing worn?

Readers are on a roll again. Several readers knew what both variations of last week’s mystery item were called and their purpose. If you know what this week’s item is, ...

Fire season at its peak

Fire season is raging in California since the early part of summer. “Fire seasons have been getting steadily longer and more severe each year,” said Rocklin Fire Depar ...

Fires are our new norm

California is on fire. While the fires have dominated national news, we don’t need TV newscasters or the Wall Street Journal telling us that Northern California is ablaze. ...

Wildfires continue to rage, prompt air safety concerns

On Monday, smoke filled skies throughout the region continued to be a grim reminder of the onslaught of wildfires that continue to ravage areas throughout California. The Sacramen ...

Time to fix the DMV

At the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), state employees are sleeping on the job. Literally. A recent report revealed that one particular employee had a habit of sleeping severa ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Aug. 9

Thursday, Aug. 9 Dare2BeFit workout group meets at 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants bring mat and wa ...