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Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman
Thursday Oct 23 2014
A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...
At least one local bird tests positive for West Nile virus
Thursday Oct 16 2014
In early September, Lincoln resident Mark McKenzie looked out his window and saw a hummingbird “drop like a rock from the sky.” “It was strange that it died so s ...
Sample ballots ready for mailing in Placer County
Thursday Sep 25 2014
The Nov. 4 election heat turns up today when Placer County starts mailing sample ballot pamphlets. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said registered voters should start c ...
Supes, schools must take initiative in war on addiction
Wednesday Sep 24 2014
It has been nearly two months since “Heroin in the Foothills” ran in this newspaper. And in that two months, the three-part investigative series has drawn some signific ...
Mental health questions in Sheridan murder case
Thursday Sep 18 2014
A request by murder suspect Ana Maria Bejenariu to be transferred to a state mental hospital punctuated a brief session before a Placer County Superior Court judge on Wednesday. B ...
Placer cops weigh option of carrying heroin-overdose antidote
Thursday Aug 21 2014
Early last month, sheriff’s deputies in San Diego County became the first in California to begin carrying naloxone, an antidote to be used on drug-overdose victims in the ...
Countinuing drought spurs more water-savin measures
Wednesday Aug 06 2014
As the lingering effects of a multi-year drought continue to cast their parched shadow on much of California, Placer County continues to take steps to reduce water use and elimi ...
Annual Heritage Trail Museum Tour features 20 museums
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
The seventh annual Placer County Heritage Trail Museum Tour highlighting 20 museums in Placer County, including the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, is Saturday and Sunday. Admission ...
Residents love their karaoke
Wednesday Jul 09 2014
Karaoke is popping up in every city in Placer County. It has grown up since tone-deaf Kimmy, played by Cameron Diaz, awkwardly sang “I Just Don’t Know What to Do With ...
Economic development opportunities expected by opening of Lincoln Bypass second phase
Thursday Jun 26 2014
Phase 2A of the Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass was celebrated Friday when the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration at the intersection of Wes ...
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