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.
A man and a woman are under arrest on pimping charges after an investigation into suspicious activities at two Placer County massage parlors.
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.
Several mobile homes have been destroyed by a grass fire in Placer County.
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.
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.