People

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Age: 25 Residence: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) wrote me a ticket for eating too muc ...

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Name: Melissa Adams Age: 25 Hometown: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) ...

Today's item is a national history question

Answers to what this week’s mystery item is can vary, depending on what part of the country the reader calls home. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Sorry for stumping you with last week’s mystery item

We had a feeling that readers would be stumped with last week’s mystery item and we were right. No one responded with the right answer. While this week’s mystery item ...

We might stump you with this week’s mystery item

Four readers, including one in far-away North Carolina, knew where last week’s mystery item was worn and by whom. If you know what this week’s item is, please send ans ...

Meet Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Joie Camalo

Name: Joie Camalo Age: 24 Residence: Placer County Family: Not married, no children Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? I grew up ...

National Night Out held Tuesday at Lincoln Hills

National Night Out is an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer and more caring places ...

Meet Deputy Eli Benfield

Name: Eli Benfield Age: 30 Family: Happily married. No children. Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? I grew up in Placer County and wanted to join an agenc ...

Where was this clothing worn?

Readers are on a roll again. Several readers knew what both variations of last week’s mystery item were called and their purpose. If you know what this week’s item is, ...

Who knew that everyone would know?

  We hit a key with last week’s mystery item. Readers immediately knew the answer to what the item was and its history.   Hopefully, this week will be the same. ...