Placer County

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

Wildland Fire Burning Near Foresthill In Placer County

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


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.


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.


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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.


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Placer County Mobile Homes Damaged By Fire

Several mobile homes have been destroyed by a grass fire in Placer County.


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Fish And Wildlife Scientist Arrested On Child Sex Charges At Auburn Park

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say Tim Nosal tried arranging a meeting with a 13-year-old girl for sex. Outside his Fair Oaks home, visiting family members were apparently unaware of his arrest.


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Placer County Suing Builders Of Its Crumbling Justice Center

Just seven years after it was built, damage from structural problems at the Auburn Justice Center has even crept into the sheriff’s department evidence room. A county spokesperson says no evidence has been compromised.


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Infant Dies From Whooping Cough In Placer County

A Placer County infant has died due to whooping cough, health officials announced Wednesday.


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Rescuers Searching For Missing Runner Near Foresthill

Rescuers are desperately searching for a man who didn’t return from a run in the foothills Sunday morning.



Was This Dog Brutally Beaten, Or Was It Killed In Self Defense?

It’s off in the background, but the surveillance video captures the melee and the death of Amber Chabot’s pit bull Blaze.


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Colfax Parents Reunite With Children Following School Lockdown

Authorities have locked down Colfax Elementary School and Colfax High School after a report of an armed man near campus.



Placer County Sells 6 Billion Gallons Of Water To East Bay During Drought

With a mandatory cut in water usage for PCWA customers, we wanted to get answers as to why the agency would allow those billions of gallons to be sold.