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Placer County joins nationwide Big Day of Giving

Seventy-eight nonprofits in Placer County are asking for donations today as part of a 24-hour, nationwide effort to increase charitable giving online. Locally known as the Big Day ...

Yuba City's California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A horse with a humble pedigree. A couple of working stiff owners. A 77-year-old trainer with his first Kentucky Derby horse. Even Hollywood ...

17-year-old driver dies in solo collision on I-80 above Colfax

A 17-year-old Folsom resident suffered fatal injuries in a solo rollover collision on westbound Interstate 80 between Dutch Flat and Gold Run just before noon today. According to ...

Campus drill sharpens emergency response skills

More than Placer County 30 law enforcement, fire and public service agencies participated in the Mass Casualty Incident drill held Saturday at Colfax High School. There were about ...

Activity-filled festival gets the green on

Think “green” on Saturday during the annual Colfax event built around living environmentally friendly and using energy-saving products. The Spring Green Festival runs f ...

Medical marijuana dispensary ban remains in Colfax

A ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Colfax stands following an emotionally charged meeting that brought together proponents and opponents on April 23. A request to revok ...

Art walk offers something for all ages

The work of young artists will be the featured during the Colfax Art Walk, which runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 9. At Roy Toms Plaza, artists age 3 to 19 can submit their artwo ...

Woman turns herself in for embezzling $20K from Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles football program

The former president of the Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles turned herself in at the Placer County Jail Wednesday morning on charges that she embezzled more than $20,000 from the yout ...

Mike Garrison named Sac-Joaquin Section’s new commissioner

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Board of managers unanimously approved Mike Garrison as the section’s fourth commissioner on Wednesday. Garrison, currently the assistant superin ...

Roseville man dies after collision on Washington Boulevard

Roseville resident Ramon Esparza-Morales, 65, died from injuries relating to a traffic collision he sustained Sunday afternoon. According to Roseville Police, Esparza was crossing ...