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Fiery canyon crash severly injures one

A Diamond Springs man was in critical condition following a head-on collision and fiery crash Tuesday morning that shut down Highway 49. A stretch of the highway was closed from L ...

Fiery crash closes Highway 49

Updated 9:56 a.m. May 5: A fiery crash resulted in the closure of Highway 49 from Auburn to the confluence of the American River.  A vehicle went over the embankment an ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Guiding paws in Colfax

A local teen uses her free time to help those in need. Hailey Elias, 16, is a senior at Colfax High School and contributes time and love in raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the ...

North Auburn animal shelter construction starts

Construction has started on a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn. With completion expected by the end of 2016, heavy equipment was on the B Avenue site Wednesday, cl ...

State drops Placer water saving goal to 32 percent

Placer County Water Agency is now facing a lower conservation standard than the one the state Water Board originally ladled out. The board announced a revised proposal late Tuesda ...

Colfax girl power

This is the first year the Colfax Soroptimists will be hosting a Dos de Mayo Family “Fun” Raiser to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and raise funds for the empowerment of women ...

Colfax's Cafe Luna moves

After years of serving delightful dishes, Café Luna has moved across the road to continue tempting taste buds throughout Colfax. Four weeks ago Café Luna swapped spo ...

Colfax General invasion

Dollar General is looking to place stores in rural Georgetown, Cool and Colfax. During the Colfax City Council meeting Wednesday, April 22  the council approved the design re ...

Placer High readies for all-class gathering of grads

The memories will be flowing at this summer’s Placer High School all-class reunion. Like the time mischief-making seniors stacked a pile of tires around the Auburn campus&rs ...