Placer County Sheriff's Department

Racing community pays a touching tribute to Pestana

ROSEVILLE — Ron Pestana touched many people in his 60 years — in the racing world, the real estate world and just the real world itself. Pestana helped the racers he c ...

Investigation continues into fatal crash at speedway in Roseville

An investigation continued Monday into the death of a race car driver Saturday night at All American Speedway in Roseville.Ron Pestana was driving in the spectator racing category ...

Our View: Grand jury swings, misses with city manager pay probe

If there’s one thing residents have been vocal about during the recession, it’s that state, county and local governments must rein in pay for public employees — especially to ...

County sheriff enters not guilty plea for shots fired

Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage’s attorney William Rapoport entered a not guilty plea in court Tuesday on Savage’s behalf for a misdemeanor charge of negligent discharge ...

County sheriff deputy arrested for DUI

Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy John Caliguire of Rocklin was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence, according to authorities. About 9 a.m. on Nov. 7, Rocklin ...

County spent $4.8 million on overtime

Placer County spent more than $4.8 million on paid overtime to employees in 2008 during a year of budget cutbacks and layoffs. The Sheriff’s Department spent more than $3.1 milli ...