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It’s time to apply for civilian sheriff’s academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Attendees are ...

Letter to heaven lands in Auburn

A silvery white balloon in the shape of a star made a journey of more than 435 miles from Southern California last week before landing in the parking lot of an Auburn burger restau ...

Boneshaker brews new project in Lincoln

It has been a busy year for the Rocklin-based “Boneshaker” brand, as it expanded in April into a new restaurant and brewery and will expand again next month into specia ...

Baskin-Robbins opens in Lincoln with 44 flavors

The three ice-cream experts who visited Baskin-Robbins in Lincoln last week could not agree on which of the new store’s 44 flavors was the best. “Oreo Cookies an ...

For Placer vets, an exception to the rule

In many colleges in the United States, veterans face an uphill battle when it comes to not only readjusting to civilian life, but getting the educational benefits they earned throu ...

Colfax next for tie-in to Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link?

With a 13.5-mile sewer pipeline due to tie in North Auburn to Lincoln’s treatment plant later this year, Colfax officials are re-examining the possibility of their city linki ...

Former Lincoln mayor Ron Barringer dies

Ronald (Ron) Guy Barringer, real estate broker, Little League coach, church deacon, Lincoln mayor and councilman, rock ‘n’ roll musician, sportsman and self-styled &ldq ...

Detective’s sacrifice honored by Placer County supes

Emotions ran high Tuesday as the widow of sheriff’s Detective Mike Davis Jr. received a commemorative coin award from the Placer County Board of Supervisors to honor his sacr ...

Mammoth sewer pipeline project approaches North Auburn

A giant pipeline designed to work like a small, encased river to flow wastewater from North Auburn to Lincoln has reached the outskirts of Auburn. Heavy equipment on Monday was di ...

Slain detective to be honored by Placer County supes

Update 10:35 a.m.: Correcting departmental affiliation of Deputy Jeff Davis. Heroism of the highest order will be honored today when the Board of Supervisors presents commemorati ...