Placer County

Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections

Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...

Placer County's NorCal Runners 16U AAU basketball to hold tryouts

The NorCal Runners, a boys 16U AAU basketball travel team, will hold tryouts from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.Players who are current high school freshmen and sophomores and won&rsq ...

Man arrested in string of burglaries

EL DORADO HILLS — A vehicle stop led to the arrest of a suspected burglar and a cache of property reportedly stolen from Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento counties. Jason Earl R ...

Rocklin fifth-grader wins poster contest

Blake Steinbach, a fifth-grade student at Cobblestone Elementary in Rocklin, took home first-place in the annual American History Poster Contest. The poster was chosen by members ...

UHLER'S Version: "It's a Wonderful Life"

Congratulations are in store for Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler and his family. There appears to be no economic recession or depression impacting the Uhler household. Ki ...