A Rocklin man who had set out on a relaxing hike instead had a frightening close encounter with a mountain lion over the weekend.
A Union Pacific Railroad spokesman says trains are running as scheduled again through a section of Northern California where a freight train derailed on Sunday.
Placer County sheriff’s detectives cut down 16,721 marijuana plants growing near Colfax on Wednesday.
The Robbers Fire has made a significant run on Thursday because of the extremely high temperatures, and strike teams are on order for structure protection.
Drivers heading down Interstate 80 from the Sierra to the Valley will be facing some detours Tuesday.
A vacant home in Colfax went up in flames Tuesday, and it didn’t come as a surprise to neighbors who say it’s been a trouble spot ever since it went vacant about a year ago.
One lane of Interstate 80 is closed in the Sierra after a big rig caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A couple had suspected that a bear was responsible for knocking down the bird feeders on their property for the past decade, but now they have proof.
A woman allegedly shot to death by her boyfriend on Sunday night in Colfax has been identified.
Placer County water officials are asking residents and businesses to cut back on their water use after a failure in a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. canal.
Three Placer County teens convicted of assault are being allowed to leave jail during the week and go to school.
A masked robber stormed into a local business and apologized after the robbery.