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26 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Art Moore files for candidacy at the Placer County Registrar of Voters on March 7, 2014.
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1 hr ago | The Daily Republic
The unemployment rate rose from a seasonally unadjusted rate of 7.4 percent in December 2013 to 8.1 percent.
5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A proposed Costco store in north Auburn could bring Placer County several million dollars in income under terms of a tentative agreement county and company officials are nearing.
East Roseville Parkway, search, arrest: At about 9:20 a.m. March 4, officers attempted to contact a man at an apartment in the 2800 block of Alexandra Drive, who had outstanding felony warrants.
Placer SPCA is seeking nominations for the 2014 Hero Awards, to be presented at the 13th annual Funny Bones Comedy and Awards Night on Friday, April 25. Do you know a person, animal, organization or business in Placer County that has gone above and beyond to demonstrate how strong the human-animal bond can be? Nominate them for a Placer SPCA Hero ... (more)
Thieves are targeting specific types of homes throughout the North Lake Tahoe area at a higher rate than usual.
A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with possessing marijuana and other drugs for sale.
A couple pulled from the wreck of a plane crash in Placer County has been identified as Darla Sue Farnell and Ray Richard Farnell.
The first of its kind at Clarkson, the program will allow students to earn an associate's degree at Sierra College, in Placer County, Calif., then transfer to a Clarkson bachelor's program.
A 19-year-old man and a male juvenile have been arrested in connection with a Monday carjacking in Auburn, in which a woman was beaten with a bat.
Big storms are expected throughout California. Are you looking for something to do on a rainy day that will keep you high and dry, but still get you out of the house to see and do something new? Here are a few suggestions.
AUBURN, Calif., - A region with a rich heritage in winemaking, Placer County Wine Trail wineries have much to celebrate after earning several Best of Class wins at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
Women represent 32.2 percent of superior court judges in California, up from 27.1 percent in 2006, according to the annual diversity survey by the California Administrative Office of the Courts.
A firm Kings Beach "Core of the Core" construction schedule will be released at a meeting next week, Placer County officials announced Monday.
Gov. Jerry Brown received $11,721 in gifts and travel payments last year, mostly to pay for his trip to China, according to his latest financial disclosure statement.