Scott Owens

Target to pay $40K to Placer County

Three Placer County agencies will receive an estimated $40,000 portion of a $22.5 million civil settlement with the Target Corporation. News of the settlement was announced Thursd ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

No challenger for DA’s seat

It appears prosecutor Scott Owens will be Placer County’s next district attorney. The candidate filing period for the Placer County June primary ballot officially closed March ...

D.A. challenger withdraws from race

A Sacramento attorney announced Wednesday that he would no longer seek the District Attorney position in Placer. Scott Triplett, a deputy district attorney for Sacramento County, ...

Tougher DUI laws, toy protection among the changes

Making toys safer, tighter rules for driving under the influence offenders and posting restaurant nutrition information are part of a bundle of new laws Californians will need to h ...