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Luxury home sales surge in region

More folks are living high in El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Granite Bay and other parts of the Sacramento region, with sales of luxury homes jumping 29 percent in this year’s rece ...

Roseville viewing helps community to heal in slaying of detective

ROSEVILLE – A somber continuum in the healing of the Placer County public-safety community – and the community at large – a closed-casket viewing of slain Detecti ...

Auburn’s Riverview Drive shootout street honors Detective Mike Davis

Evidence of a gun battle on Auburn’s Riverview Drive has been replaced with a memorial honoring Detective Mike Davis. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office peace officer ...

Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

Winter to bring no promise of rain, snow

Weather experts have little confidence the winter months will bring the rain and snow needed to improve drought conditions in California. According to a National Weather Service S ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...

Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

ZeroHouse has impressive numbers

First came smart bombs, then smart phones, then smart cars that park and drive themselves. Now we’ve got built-to-order smart homes that are energy- and water-efficient and ...

Nighttime Closures Scheduled for Highway 50 Interchange Project

Full overnight lane closures of U.S. Highway 50, first in the westbound direction and then eastbound, have begun and will continue through the end of the week to accommodate work o ...

6 El Dorado County libraries: Check out the programs, tools

Whether you’re reading a book to your baby, researching periodicals for your school paper or scanning the Web to determine your next career move, El Dorado County’s lib ...