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Obamacare medical card scam strikes in Placer County

AUBURN CA - With a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the federal Affordable Care Act, a crook was at work in Placer County attempting to put a fresh spin on the old medical-card sca ...

Rocklin 6U capture Gold Rush tourney in Loomis

The Rocklin Pony Shetland Division All Stars captured the Gold Rush Tournament championship this past weekend in Loomis. The locals had a perfect 4-0 record in the tournament. They ...

Historic homes highlight holiday home tour

This charming granite home, once the clubhouse for the English gentry who founded Citrus Colony, now Penryn, is just one of the homes featured on the fourth annual Loomis Basin Hol ...

County vintners and food featured at Taste of Placer County

Local vintners will share the fruits of their labor at the upcoming Taste of Placer County Wine and Food Festival to be held in Loomis next weekend. Thirteen county wineries will ...

Adopt a cat - it's free

A full, mail-in rebate means you can adopt a cat like Daisy, shown in photo, for free through the Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation (AAARF). The adoption fee is $50 and will b ...

Expo offers free entertainment, seminars, panels and speakers

This weekend it’s all about entertainment and how to create, produce, and make money on music, films and videos using new technology – and it’s all free. The Content, Creati ...

Teen battling brain tumor after surgery

Shelby Andrews, who grew up in Loomis, just wanted to see her name in lights, but is now battling the effects of a brain tumor. The 19-year-old, who now lives in Rocklin, attended ...

Del Oro grad killed in action in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James M. Christen, 29, a 2000 Del Oro High School graduate, died in Afghanistan on Tuesday, July 19, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the Departmen ...

Friends - and turkeys- to represent crash victim at fair

Del Oro High School FFA member Brad Schlimmer won’t be making his first appearance at the Placer County Fair, but his turkeys and friends will be there to represent him. In Marc ...

Suspect arrested in Loomis triple homicide

A suspect in Saturday’s triple homicide in Loomis has been arrested, said Lt. Mark Reed, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Reed said Jeremy Ray Baker, of Roseville ...

'Multiple' deaths in Loomis home, investigation ongoing

Placer County Sheriff’s Department officers are on the scene on Rachel Lane, in Loomis, investigating a possible homicide involving multiple victims, said Sgt. Alfredo Guitron, S ...

Loomis iris tour blooms this weekend

Blooming bearded irises are a sure sign of spring in the Loomis Basin. And nowhere are the blooms more prolific, colorful and diverse than Horton Iris Farm. Irises will be the s ...

High Hand gets a high-five from county board

Scott Paris, owner of High Hand Nursery and Café, has been honored by the Placer County Economic Development board. Paris, and his wife, Lisa, received the private sector award f ...

Keeping your brain fresh at any age

Learning something new is an adventure, no matter what the age. Two regional programs cater to older students who want to return to the classroom. The Osher Lifelong Learning Inst ...

Community mourns its 'joyful boy'

Update: A memorial service for Bradley Schlimmer has been set, according to Eunice Nichols, his great-grandmother. It will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Bayside church, ...