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Big Wake Weekend promoter arrested at his Folsom home

A Folsom resident, known for last summer's Big Wake Weekend, was arrested by Placer County Sheriff's deputies on charges on fraud. Robert Richards, Jr., 54, of Folsom, was ...

Will Placer Water be imposing drought-related water-use restrictions?

Placer County Water Agency is poised to take steps that could result in voluntary water-use reductions on outdoor lawn or garden irrigation. Under a draft plan that was presented ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

School board hears update for three village developments

An updated status report on future housing developments falling within the Western Placer Unified School District’s boundaries was presented at Tuesday’s lightly-attend ...

Stores have different policies on dogs on site

After a dog recently bit a toddler at the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Lincoln, The News Messenger asked that store, another Lincoln home-improvement store and local auth ...

Handheld cell use behind the wheel

To help save lives and eliminate dangerous behind-the-wheel distractions such as talking, texting or browsing on a phone, the California Office of Traffic Safety, California High ...

Ten helpful tips for farm tax returns

There are many tax benefits for individuals in the farming business. Farms include plantations, ranches, ranges and orchards. Farmers may raise livestock, poultry or fish, or grow ...

PG&E: Storms help but snow still way below normal

CISCO GROVE – High in the Sierra, new storms are bringing a fresh round of hope to a parched state ready for some relief from prolonged drought concerns that have plagued Cal ...

“Roar at the Shore” will be held at Camp Far West’s south shore from Friday, May 30 to Sunday, June 1

The National Jet Boat Association (NJBA) Drag Boat Racing will anchor Big Wake Weekend’s “Roar at the Shore.” The association is a quarter-mile drag-boat racing o ...