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South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

UPDATE: Six of 14 Oakmont football players suspended for drug connections will play again this season

Sources at Oakmont High School in Roseville have confirmed that an Oct. 10 drug citation of an 18-year-old student has sparked an extensive investigation by school officials and th ...

UPDATE: Identity of felony hit-and-run victim released, CHP still investigating

California Highway Patrol officers in Placer County were alerted to a case of felony hit-and-run on Baseline Road between Newton and south Brewer roads at approximately 10:21 a.m. ...

Loving parents sponsor MudRun to prevent more suicides

Organizers of the third annual Mud-Run-4-Life on Oct. 18 stress that while suicides are occurring too frequently in the Lincoln area, there is help available for those who think th ...

School board OKs R-rated film policy change

As of Tuesday night, local high school teachers will no longer need parental permission to show PG-13-rated visual media or board approval to show R-rated visual media in their cla ...

Council candidates share plans for Lincoln at chamber breakfast

All the Lincoln City Council candidates on the Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election ballot shared their plans for helping Lincoln if they are elected during a Sept. 24 &n ...

Animals flock to Beermann Plaza for blessings Saturday

Lola, a yellow Labrador, took it all in stride while an audience of 20-plus humans watched as Father Bill blessed her in the name of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of anim ...

Plane crash-lands Sunday near airport

A small one-passenger plane crash-landed Sunday morning near the Lincoln airport, according to a city of Lincoln representative. The “Baby Baron” one-seater “wen ...

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...