Union Pacific’s double-stack trains now rumbling through Placer County

Double-stack container shipping is now part of the Union Pacific Railroad through Auburn. The Union Pacific opened its Donner Pass route to domestic double stack container freight ...

County says $700,000 lawsuit ‘not real’

A lawsuit claming the county owes a construction company at least $700,000 is “just not real,” according to an attorney for Placer County. Valerie Flood, supervising deputy c ...

Log some winter miles on cross-country skis

Families looking for something to do outdoors this winter can enjoy the snow in the Sierra without putting a hole in their pockets. Cross country, also known as Nordic skiing, pro ...

Gold Country Toy Run happening Dec. 5

Four-wheel drive owners from throughout the region are invited by the Orangevale-based Hi-Landers four-wheel drive club to join it for the 22nd annual 4X4 Gold Country Toy Run at 8 ...

Sierra College students debate presence of guns on campus

Students are debating student security and the role of guns on campus after Sierra College disbanded its private police force and handed over law enforcement to Rocklin Police. L ...