Kevin Stovall is just one of many released from the Placer County Jail on Monday under Proposition 47. The measure approved by voters on Nov. 4 reduced his second-degree burglary conviction to a misdemeanor.
Interstate 80 will be closed on Nov. 12 and 13 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. in both directions at Penryn Road as part of a project to increase the clearance of nine freeway crossings. Here’s how to get around that closure.
The Interstate 80 off-ramp at Foresthill Road was closed Monday morning after a big rig carrying logs crashed with another vehicle spilled its load across Foresthill Road.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver was shot and killed as he was approaching a suspicious vehicle at a Motel 6 on Friday. On Sunday, community members, old and young, wrote a note to the fallen deputy. Some not even tall enough to reach the blue posters shared their wishes for Oliver and his family.
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.
Mandatory evacuations for many areas were lifted. Families like the Prices were able to come home for the first time in days and unpack their lives.
Firefighters gained the upper hand overnight on a wildfire along Northern California’s Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.
People who were forced to flee from the path of the Applegate Fire are headed home today, while others wait to see if their homes were spared.
Cal Fire officials say that firefighters are battling a total of five fires along eastbound Interstate 80.
A local food bank is going mobile with the Placer Food Bank just unveiling a new, mobile food pantry.
A fire is burning in a remote area of Placer County near the town of Foresthill.
A security guard has been arrested on possessing child pornography charges, authorities say.