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Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for grand jury

Placer County Superior Court is seeking applications from Placer County residents interested in serving on the 2014-15 grand jury. The grand jury’s term of service starts Ju ...

Wise Powerhouse near Auburn a hard-working PG&E, Placer County landmark

At the intersection of engineering and commerce – and Wise and Ophir roads near Auburn – Pacific Gas & Electric Co. had the foresight to create a power plant that h ...

Meadow Vista's Winchester golf greens shut down after chemical kill

The 18-hole Winchester Country Club golf course is closed for play after a mix-up in chemicals resulted in a grass kill on its putting greens. ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance ...

Del Oro girls reach D-2 NorCal Regional semifinals with come-from-behind win

Hannah Jordan and Lauren Heyn recorded double-doubles and Christa Lahmann came up with a clutch 3-pointer down the stretch to put the Del Oro High girls basketball team in the Div. ...

New indoor baseball training facility strikes Auburn

Strike Zone Athletics, the first indoor baseball training facility in Auburn, held its grand opening on Saturday. U.S. softball Olympic gold medalist Jenny Topping and area ballpl ...

Auburn native gets Medal of Honor-level congratulations as a top leader in Marines

  A Marine from Auburn has earned a highly prized leadership award and was on the receiving end of congratulations from a Medal of Honor recipient at the ceremony. Lance Cpl ...

Media Life: Treasure turns up in darndest places but not gold-coin couple

May is the target date for a portion of the $10 million in gold coins from the 1800s found by a Gold Country couple to start turning up on Amazon.com’s collectibles site. By ...

City Council approves property appraisal funds

City council approved funds Tuesday to hire a real estate firm to appraise city-owned properties located near the Lincoln Regional Airport. During the agendized portion of the cit ...

Regional sewer project breaks ground

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick kicked off the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of construction for the Midwestern Placer Regional Sewer Project. The cere ...

Lincoln Senior Care Clinic offers in-home visits

Just when medical house calls seemed a service from the past, Ron Ordona came to town. A registered nurse practitioner with a Master of Science nursing degree, Ordona opened t ...