Placer County California

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Placer County Real-Estate Professionals Taking Precautions After Arkansas Realtor’s Murder

Police say someone kidnapped Beverly Carter while she worked, then killed her and dumped the body. In Placer County, real estate agents learned how to protect themselves on the job.

10/14/2014

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Invasive Pest Threatens California’s $2 Billion Citrus Crop

Ferreira worries about his mandarin and lemon crops in Placer County, even though the insects haven’t been found in our area yet. But they have been found in Southern California, along with at least one case of citrus greening.

08/11/2014

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Detectives: Reported Attempted Placer County Kidnapping A Misunderstanding

He told detectives that he had bumped into the child while walking the aisles of the store. He went to pick up the child, the man tells detectives, but the grandmother misunderstood his actions and yelled.

07/10/2014

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Accused Predator’s Father Says Son Didn’t Understand What He Was Doing Because Of Disability

It started with an ad Placer County Sheriff’s Deputies say Daniel Kirschner posted online looking for a girlfriend. Detectives say they responded to the ad and posed as a 13-year-old girl.

07/09/2014

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Kings Beach Moving Ahead With Highway Improvements Near Lake Tahoe

The Placer County Board of Supervisors awarded a $21.3 million contract this week to a Nevada company for the main work on a 1.1 mile stretch of California Highway 28

11/23/2013

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Newcastle Man Accused Of Setting Home On Fire With Mother Inside

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Petty, 20, after detectives found gasoline and other items used to set fire to a side of the home.

11/08/2013

Who Pays To Fix My House After It Was Damaged In A Police Standoff?

If a suspected criminal decides to hole themselves up in your home and there’s damage, you should check your policy to see if it’s covered. The same goes for renter’s insurance policies

10/29/2013

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Boil Water Order Issued After Fecal Bacteria Discovered In Placer County Water System

Placer County Environmental Health put out the advisory after a company said two of three routine samples from the Auburn Valley Community Service District water system tested positive.

10/16/2013

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Last Day Of Summer Has Snowy Surprise In Sierra, Record Rain In Valley

The large amount of precipitation cause concerns around where the American Fire burned, prompting a flash flood warning for central Placer County through the evening. That’s since been allowed to expire.

09/21/2013