Placer County

CBS13 Road Tour: 49 Fire AnniversaryThis month's firestorms in northern California have ignited horrific memories for one foothills community. They remember the 49 Fire in Auburn very well. It tore a path of destruction, leveling more than 60 homes.
Placer County Industrial Fire Sending Dark Smoke Into Skies South Of LincolnCal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant says the fire is burning at Sierra Rock Landscaping Materials on Athens Avenue, west of Highway 65, as well as a nearby field.
Placer County High-Speed Chase On Interstate 80 Ends In Crash Down EmbankmentThe 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 CountyAs thick white smoke billows over Nevada County, an intense firefight continues in this steep terrain.
Evacuations Ordered Due To Quickly-Growing Fire Near Dutch FlatFirefighters are at the scene of quickly-growing fire near Dutch Flat Saturday afternoon.
Men Found On Fire, Shot In Placer County DieDetectives say the two men found on fire and shot in the head have died.
2 Men Found Burned, Shot In Head Near RosevilleAuthorities say two men are in grave condition after being found shot in the head and burned.
North Lake Tahoe Water Taxi Service GroundedA 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.
Placer County Group's Decade Of Fundraising Means More Breast Cancer Research At UC DavisEach 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.
Deputies: Placer County Olive Oil Maker Killed By SonYandolino 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 BearIt was the punch heard around the world.
Starbucks Under Fire For Drawing Bottled Water Supply From Drought-Stricken CaliforniaA 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.