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Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

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 ...

Bitcoin cyber blackmailers strike Colfax pizzeria

A Colfax pizza eatery has weathered a cyber blackmail attempt that froze its files and demanded payment in bitcoins. Pizzaiolo Wood-Fired Pizza owner Pete Lostritto said he decide ...

Nevada Irrigation District dusts off 1926 plan for dam in Meadow Vista-Colfax area

  The Nevada Irrigation District is resurrecting a plan developed in the 1920s to tap into a meandering stretch of the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax to boost wat ...

Colfax motorcyclist's death comes as CHP backs off on lane-splitting advice

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in I-80 crash ID'd

Authorities have released the name of the motorcycle rider killed in a crash today on Interstate 80 near Colfax. Killed was James Lee Browning, 46, of Colfax, the Placer County Sh ...

Motorcycle rider killed on I-80 near Colfax

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

Four vehicles shot at Colfax auto dealer

Four vehicles on the Winner Chevrolet lot in Colfax have been shot in three separate July incidents. The shootings remain a mystery and the owner of the dealership is offering a $ ...

Colfax-area fire reduced to hot spots

Steep terrain and limited access were keeping fire crews from completely containing the rural grass fire Tuesday afternoon off Iowa Hill Road northeast of Colfax that started a day ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...