Placer County

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Foresthill Road Closed When Big Rigs Collide, Dump Logs

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.

10/27/2014

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Community Honors Slain Sacramento County Deputy Who Swore To Solve Their Problems

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.

10/26/2014

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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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Some Applegate Fire Evacuees Return Home To Find Homes Untouched

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.

10/11/2014

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Firefighters Gain Ground On 459-Acre Applegate Fire

Firefighters gained the upper hand overnight on a wildfire along Northern California’s Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.

10/11/2014

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Some Residents Forced To Flee Applegate Fire Allowed To Return Home

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.

10/10/2014

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Applegate Fire Destroys At Least One ‘Nice Old House’ In Weimar, 80 Structures Threatened

Cal Fire officials say that firefighters are battling a total of five fires along eastbound Interstate 80.

10/08/2014

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Placer Food Bank Goes Mobile

A local food bank is going mobile with the Placer Food Bank just unveiling a new, mobile food pantry.

08/23/2014

Portuguese Fire near Foresthill. Tanker 88 dropping retardant. (Credit: Derek Costley/YubaNet.com)

Wildland Fire Burning Near Foresthill In Placer County

A fire is burning in a remote area of Placer County near the town of Foresthill.

07/30/2014

Johnson's booking photo. (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Private Security Guard Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A security guard has been arrested on possessing child pornography charges, authorities say.

07/11/2014

Hudson (left) and Feng's (right) booking photos. (Credit: Auburn Police Department)

2 Arrested In Placer County Massage Parlor Prostitution Investigation

A man and a woman are under arrest on pimping charges after an investigation into suspicious activities at two Placer County massage parlors.

07/10/2014

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Placer County Hopes Skid-Resistant Coating Will Cut Down On Accidents

Work will begin in the fall on some of the most crash-prone roadways—most in the Auburn area, including Dry Creek, Placer Hills and Auburn Folsom roads.

07/09/2014

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