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Portrait of homeless emerging in Placer County study

Who are the homeless in Placer County? Odds are that the homeless person encountered on an Auburn or Roseville street is male, in his 50s and local. He’s likely a product o ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

Gusher in Auburn after water main breaks

The water flowed in torrents down Auburn’s Nevada Street near Interstate 80 on Thursday after workers reportedly drilled into a 12-inch main. The gusher appeared on the side ...

Foresthill Bridge buttoned down to keep ‘catwalkers’ at bay

Placer County moved Thursday to make it even harder for social media-fueled thrill seekers to trespass on the catwalk of the Foresthill Bridge. The span, the fourth highest in the ...

Meet Councilmember Delfino

Councilmember Ken Delfino, of Colfax, sits down with the Colfax Record and shares his story. Delfino starts by sharing that his favorite parts of Colfax include his property that ...

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...

Is it the end of the line for historic hotel?

Many Colfax community members and others thought the historic Colfax hotel had seen its last days. The hotel, located at 10 Grass Valley St., has been served an abatement notice, ...

A party to raise money

Colfax is invited to a night out, dressing to impress with a pep in their step. The Chamber of Commerce is hosting Cupids Night Out this Saturday at the Colfax Community Center. ...

City hiring process draws criticism

Tensions ran high at the last Colfax City Council meeting. Ten minutes into the February 11 meeting Councilmember Tony Hesch objected to Steve Harvey’s soliloquy that pertai ...