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Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

Winter to bring no promise of rain, snow

Weather experts have little confidence the winter months will bring the rain and snow needed to improve drought conditions in California. According to a National Weather Service S ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...

Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

ZeroHouse has impressive numbers

First came smart bombs, then smart phones, then smart cars that park and drive themselves. Now we’ve got built-to-order smart homes that are energy- and water-efficient and ...

Nighttime Closures Scheduled for Highway 50 Interchange Project

Full overnight lane closures of U.S. Highway 50, first in the westbound direction and then eastbound, have begun and will continue through the end of the week to accommodate work o ...

6 El Dorado County libraries: Check out the programs, tools

Whether you’re reading a book to your baby, researching periodicals for your school paper or scanning the Web to determine your next career move, El Dorado County’s lib ...

Two minor alcohol operations yield eight arrests

Folsom police officers performed a Decoy Alcohol Purchase Operation Oct. 17 and Oct. 21 which lead to the arrest of clerks and servers who sold alcohol to people under 21 years old ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...