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Rocklin to host Auschwitz survivor event

On Thursday, March 17 Chabad House of Placer will host its annual Holocaust survivor event at the Rocklin Events Center. This year’s evening will feature a talk by Herbert He ...

Missing $50k loader found in Ophir

The case of the gigantic missing machine has been solved. A 40,000-pound loader that went missing from Hungry Hollow Road in Lincoln turned up a week later about 8 miles away in O ...

El Niño returns: Heavy rains, outages in Auburn, snow in Sierra

After a February absence, El Nino roared back into Northern California over the weekend, drenching Auburn with 4.53 inches of rain, strafing the area with blustery winds and coatin ...

PUHSD: Developer fee to be discussed

Auburn-area high school enrollment numbers may increase by more than 500 additional students in the next 20 years as a result of property development in Placer County. That’s ...

Lincoln calendar, starting March 10

Thursday, March 10 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Lincoln Rotary meeting is at noon in the Lin ...

Locally made Vino-Brew to debut at Sacramento Beer Week

For those who love both wine and beer, they no longer have to make a choice. Lincoln’s GoatHouse Brewing Co. (600 Wise Road) and Wise Villa Winery (4200 Wise Road) have coll ...

Stolen loader makes stop in Ophir, still missing

Law enforcement officers are looking for brazen thieves and the unusual machine they swiped — a 40,000 pound loader. The thieves took the loader from a property in Lincoln a ...

$145,000 grant helps with Lincoln softball facility upgrades

Planned upgrades to Foskett Regional Park softball facilities in Lincoln recently received a boost from a $145,000 Placer Valley Tourism grant.  The grant compliments the cit ...

Faces and Places

Tyler Hill’s new job with NCR Corporation was partly due to participating last fall in the Hacker Lab Startup Hustle, a boot camp for entrepreneurs. Hill, a Lincoln resident ...

Newcastle schools revisit traffic concerns

Twice each day, about 300 cars drive back and forth along downtown Newcastle’s narrow Valley View Drive as parents drop off and pick up kids at the elementary and charter sch ...

Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for grand jury service

The Superior Court of California is seeking applications from Placer County residents interested in serving on the 2016-2017 grand jury.  The grand jury’s one-year term ...

County transportation panel to consider funding measure

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader said last week he would support a proposed half-cent sales tax increase to fund transportation improvements in Placer County. Nader, a Placer Co ...

Panera Bread opening in Auburn's Rock Creek Plaza

   Panera Bread will offer residents another option for casual dining beginning Friday.    The eatery, located in Rock Creek Plaza, will have indoor and outdo ...

Rocklin, Placer law enforcement sees spiking crime tied to ‘experiments’

Law enforcement leaders in Placer County are taking a hard look at new data suggesting California suffered a herculean jump in crime rates in 2015. Even more concerning to local po ...

Two brothers looking out for each other: Kelly Leibold speaks at state on behalf of disabled

Every morning 54-year-old Adam Leibold wakes up at 5:30 a.m., puts away the clean dishes, feeds the dogs, and pours himself a bowl of cereal. When he’s finished he gets ready ...