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Colfax Couple Gets Unwelcome Dinner Guest: A Bear

Michele and Don Machholz were doing what they do every day, working side-by-side in their living room, when an unexpected weekday visitor showed up for dinner.

05/31/2015

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Fire, Reported Explosions Prompt Evacuation Of Rural Colfax Neighborhood

A rural Colfax neighborhood is being evacuated after a fire and possible explosion early Friday afternoon.

03/20/2015

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Colfax Shop Ransacked By Thieves Who Swipe Owner’s Safe, Gold

The thieves likely used a crowbar to pry the front door open, and when they got in, Brian Garcia says they really went to work on his business. In one display case they broke, a nearly assembled rifle was taken from the case.

12/23/2014

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Deputies Identify Suspect In Connection With Human Remains At Colfax Storage Unit

A shocking discovery was made at a Placer County Storage unit when a woman stumbled onto remains.

12/18/2014

The mudslide Caltrans crews had to clean up. (Credit: Caltrans District 3)

Crews Clean Up Mudslide On I-80 Near Colfax

Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.

11/29/2014

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Woman Arrested In Citrus Heights After High-Speed Chase

A woman is in custody after allegedly trying to steal money from a change machine and leading police on a high-speed chase from Colfax to Citrus Heights.

08/18/2014

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Fire Burns Home In Colfax

Cal Fire investigators are still at the scene of an early morning house fire in Colfax. At around 2:30 a.m. firefighters responded to a reported house fire on the corner of Auburn Street and Marvin Avenue. The home was fully engulfed in flames.

04/08/2014

Joel Bumgarner (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Dept.)

Auburn Man Accused Of Ramming Deputy’s Vehicle After Chase, Crash

A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a reported suicidal man after the man allegedly led a deputy on a chase that ended in a crash in Colfax.

03/25/2014

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Colfax Parents Reunite With Children Following School Lockdown

Authorities have locked down Colfax Elementary School and Colfax High School after a report of an armed man near campus.

03/12/2014

Couple Accused Of Torturing, Sexually Assaulting Colfax Man During Robbery

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say Donald Bell, 46, and Robin Brawley, 23, sneaked into the victim’s apartment and waited for him to come home. They hit him with a stun gun, put handcuffs on his legs that left deep wounds.

12/11/2013

Eric Garcia (Credit: Tiffany Matthews)

Colfax Woman Fears Worst For Fiance Who Went Missing Over Weekend

Eric Garcia’s family hasn’t heard from him since Saturday morning, and with half a foot of snow fallen and temperatures dipping into the teens, they’re left to wonder if he’s still alive.

12/10/2013

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Thousands Flock To Annual Fire And Steel Festival In Colfax

A wild party brought thousands of people to a quiet foothills community with fire, DJ’s and dancing.

06/15/2013

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