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Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

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 ...

New bridge to cross Canyon Creek near Auburn

A tricky, water crossing over Canyon Creek along the Western States Trail near Auburn will soon be spanned by a bridge. The 34-foot-long bridge is being built at the bottom of a w ...

Council candidates make their case

Tuesday’s general election will give voters the opportunity to have their say on state propositions, statewide office holders, local school and public agency boards and, in C ...

Honor game pays tribute to American service members

During Friday’s Honor Game football night at Colfax High School, when the Falcons hosted Center High, a moment of silence was held for Patrick Plunkett, the voice of the Colf ...

Council candidate forum set for Saturday

Thursday, Oct. 30 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

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 ...

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...