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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 ...

Lincoln calendar, starting March 3

Thursday, March 3 AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide free service, by appointment only by calling 878-6249, at Lincoln City Hall, second floor, on 6th and F streets. The Intake/Inte ...

Local group to deliver water and shoes to a village in El Salvador

Imagine it’s a struggle to buy shoes for your children. Just when you finally scrape together enough money to buy a new pair, their feet grow, and the shoes are too small aga ...

Body of missing ski instructor, Carson May, found

The body of 23-year-old ski instructor Carson May, who went missing more than a month ago, was recovered Monday at Sugar Bowl resort. May was found during a routine search and res ...

Auburn Moving Company to give $500 scholarship

The Auburn Moving Company on Hillview Road in Newcastle is offering a $500 scholarship for any high school senior as well as current college and university students from Placer Cou ...

2016 Congressional Art Competition open to high school students

All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District can participate in the Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery.” The nationwide high-school ...

Battle Bots: tech teacher's teacher brings Google Innovation to region

Foresthill High School technology teacher Don Isbell already has trouble convincing his students to take a break from learning when the lunch bell rings. The students would rather ...

LHS track team to hold fundraiser Monday to buy uniforms

If Lincoln High School’s track and field team cannot raise funds to buy uniforms for    students, many members will not be allowed to run in future meets ...

Reflections of an icon: Great-great-grandson to evoke Muir’s life, work

Robert Hanna, John Muir’s great-great-grandson, is determined to keep the environmental pioneer’s legacy alive. Tonight at Auburn’s State Theater, he presents, &l ...

NID: Snowpack at 94 percent of average

            In snow surveys taken Feb. 24, the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) measured 94 percent of average water content ...