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Media Life: When giant arrows guided planes over Placer

It’s hard to believe in a 21st century world that early day pilots in flimsy flying machines were guided on low-altitude, cross-country jaunts by giant concrete arrows spaced ...

Officials look into Colfax house fire

A fire that heavily damaged a house Wednesday afternoon in Colfax is being considered suspicious by authorities. Cal Fire received initial reports of the blaze at 12:08 p.m. and w ...

Man hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near Colfax

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday near Colfax. Around 10 p.m., deputies responded to a call reporting a fight in a ...

Chimney fire caught in time

A remote Colfax-area home experienced moderate damage recently as the result of a morning chimney fire. According to Cal Fire spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff, at 9:49 a.m. on Dec. 6 ...

Missing Colfax man's body found off Interstate 80 in Placer County

  Colfax resident Eric Garcia, who was reported missing Dec. 8, was found dead inside his vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Acco ...

Search for missing Colfax man escalates to three counties

 COLFAX - Into a fifth day with no trace of missing Colfax man Eric Garcia, friends and family were joined by stepped-up law-enforcement search-and-rescue efforts Wednesday in ...

Colfax man with Auburn work connections reported missing

A Colfax man has been reported missing by concerned friends and family members after he failed to return from a search to retrieve a wallet he had lost in the snow. Eric Garcia, 3 ...