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Police nab alleged '$80 bandits'

After hitting multiple local businesses with an alleged over-charging scam, police say they’ve nabbed the bandits. When Katheran Willis, 24, and James Armstrong, 41, of Sacramen ...

Grave end for 'racist' slur headstones

Someone walked away with two gravestones from a controversial cemetery in El Dorado Hills. The markers in question were two of 36 created by an Auburn-based contractor that read, ...

El Dorado County fair puts focus on family fun

PLACERVILLE — As the clock ticks down to the start of the El Dorado County Fair on Thursday, hundreds of volunteers have been behind the scenes trying to pull everything together ...

Colver claims he took weapon

Curious onlookers and members of the national press were among those who packed a Placerville courtroom Friday to witness the much anticipated cross examination of murder defendant ...

Expert claims male DNA found on murder victim's body

PLACERVILLE – A state criminologist and DNA expert testified Thursday that male DNA was found on the body of murder victim Joanne Witt. Deanna Kacer, with the California Departme ...

Optimist baseball rosters heavy in Roseville flavor

Eight players and five coaches from Roseville high schools help comprise the North large- and small-schools rosters for the annual Optimist All-Star Baseball Games on Saturday, Jun ...

Bear down: Early hunting season a mere month away

Hunting for California big game begins in about a month. It seems so close, as we haven’t had much of a spring weather pattern, much less summer.However, across-the-counter-type ...

Teens to bounce, hop and wrestle for world record

Placer County residents have the opportunity to go down in the record books Saturday — and have some fun while they’re at it. Placer High senior Derek Ikeda is hosting the Gui ...

Golf tourney is another great catch for Biletnikoff

Golf, celebrity players, Raiderettes — and all for a charitable cause.That was the scene Monday at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln for Fred Biletnikoff’s seventh annual H ...

Nature Bowl winners have wildlife experience

The top winners of the 27th annual Nature Bowl competition received a learning experience last week. Approximately 30 students assisted the Department of Fish and Game staff with t ...