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Placer Water acts to prevent King Fire timber disaster

With the possibility of winter rains causing mudslides that could send thousands of trees downstream along the Rubicon River, Placer County Water Agency is acting to prevent a pote ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Students put handmade contraption to the test

People power provides the fuel for a cart being constructed by members of the Colfax High Engineering Arts Club. The project is more than a learning tool about kinetic energy. The ...

Dollar General eyeing land at town entrance

Retailer Dollar General has chosen Colfax as a potential location for another of its stores, according to Colfax City Manager Mark Miller. “We’re thrilled they’r ...

Enjoy a turkey feast at community Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday

Thursday, Nov. 20 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, ...

Trustee’s sale coming for Auburn Airport Industrial Park buildings?

Buildings at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park owned by a Long Beach business are in default and could be sold at auction next month. The land underneath the buildings is owned b ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...

Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...