Placer County

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Placer County High-Speed Chase On Interstate 80 Ends In Crash Down Embankment

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department says a man and a woman were in a car that crashed in the area of westbound Interstate 80 at the Weimar crossroads.



Lowell Fire Prompts Evacuations In Nevada County

As thick white smoke billows over Nevada County, an intense firefight continues in this steep terrain.


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Evacuations Ordered Due To Quickly-Growing Fire Near Dutch Flat

Firefighters are at the scene of quickly-growing fire near Dutch Flat Saturday afternoon.



Men Found On Fire, Shot In Placer County Die

Detectives say the two men found on fire and shot in the head have died.


Scene where the two men were found late Thursday night. (Credit: CBS13)

2 Men Found Burned, Shot In Head Near Roseville

Authorities say two men are in grave condition after being found shot in the head and burned.


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North Lake Tahoe Water Taxi Service Grounded

A pilot water taxi service on Lake Tahoe’s north shore is being grounded after three years in operation due to concerns over ridership and funding.


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Placer County Group’s Decade Of Fundraising Means More Breast Cancer Research At UC Davis

Each one has her own personal war story, but Laura Tyrrell, Cindy Pico, and Carol Garcia have worked for years to turn their rough journeys into something positive.


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Deputies: Placer County Olive Oil Maker Killed By Son

Yandolino picked olives and pressed olive oil at his Newcastle estate, but his peaceful home turned into a crime scene Thursday morning when deputies say they found him brutally murdered in the driver’s seat of his truck.



Carl Moore Reflects On Newfound Fame For Punching Bear

It was the punch heard around the world.


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Starbucks Under Fire For Drawing Bottled Water Supply From Drought-Stricken California

A bottle of Ethos water shows a map of the world on its label, but it turns out the water didn’t make a long trip to get to a Midtown Sacramento Starbucks. It was pumped out of Placer County and bottled in Merced.


(CBS Sacramento)

Placer County Man Punches Bear In Face To Save His Dog

A foothills man came face-to-face with a bear outside his home. He didn’t run. He didn’t call wildlife officials. Instead, he wound up and punched the bear in the face.


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Placer County Transportation Officials Want To Fix Interstate 80, Highway 65 Congestion

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to change some of the congestion issues in the area by widening the highway and adding carpool lanes in a three-phase plan.