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Applegate Fire: Updated 3 p.m. Oct. 10

Partial Repopulation of areas surrounding the Applegate Fire The following areas that had been under a mandatory evacuation order are now under an "evacuation war ...

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Multiple fires force the closure of Interstate 80

At least three fires burning near Applegate have forced officials to close eastbound Interstate 80 and evacuate nearby residents. The fires vary in size from ½ acre to 40 a ...

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...

New North Auburn bus route closer to bringing needy to food bank

A new bus route that would link Auburn’s needy with a non-profit North Auburn food closet has the Placer County Board of Supervisors blessing. Now it needs approval from the ...

Placer, El Dorado’s King Fire could linger for weeks if no rain

With containment expected Wednesday, it could be weeks before the 98,000-acre King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties is considered completely extinguished. “The fire is ...

Foresthill Road DUI manslaughter case goes to court

ROSEVILLE – The man authorities allege was driving under the influence the morning his pickup drifted into oncoming traffic and killed a 58-year-old Foresthill woman made his ...

Frazzled by King Fire smoke, Foresthill looking at biomass energy plant

Armed with funding from several sources, some Foresthill residents are moving forward with a feasibility study on a plant to create electricity from forest fuels. Now they’r ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...