Dave Martinez

Drunk driver arrested in head-on Penryn crash

Alcohol was a factor in a head-on crash on Penryn Road that sent two local men to the hospital Monday evening, according to Dave Martinez, California Highway Patrol spokesperson. ...

Two local girls dead after rollover accident

The deaths of a Del Oro High School junior and a Newcastle Elementary School 8th-grader in a rollover accident Sunday evening on Auburn Folsom Road has sent shock waves through the ...

Handcrafted bowls needed for Placer Food Bank fundraiser

For the third time in Placer County, people will come together for one evening to eat a simple meal of pasta, salad, bread and dessert. This event, called Empty Bowls, is part of ...

For Placer Food Bank recipients, need is year round

Every week, Mike Duda hops up into the driver’s seat of a 24-foot-long refrigerated truck and takes off around Roseville. But he doesn’t know much about the vehicle he drives. ...

Vegetation fire chars motorcycle, CHP vehicle after chase

A high-speed pursuit on Foresthill Road Sunday afternoon reached speeds of up to 100 mph and ended with a charred California Highway Patrol vehicle and a motorcycle. The incident ...