Placer Deputies Help Firefighters Transport Unconscious Man Who Jumped Off Ponderosa BridgeA man was airlifted to a hospital Monday after losing consciousness when he hit the water under the Ponderosa Bridge in Colfax.
Suspect In Custody After Chase On I-80 Ends In Placer CountyA suspect is in custody after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit up Interstate 80 Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
Escaping The Smoke: People Head To Placer County To Recreate IndoorsThick layers of smoke continue to coat the Sacramento skies, leaving most people nowhere to escape. Though, some people are seeking refuge in surrounding counties now allowed to open more businesses indoors.
Placer Union High School District Implements New Safety Measures And Welcomes Students BackThe first of many districts in Placer County to open is Placer Union High School District, which has prepared for months in order to send students back to class safely.
Placer County Ends Local Health Emergency - What Does That Mean?The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to end the "local health emergency" in the county, prompting the resignation of the county's health officer.
Studio Movie Grill Reopens In Rocklin As Virus Restrictions Eased In Placer CountyPlacer County is moving from the purple to the red tier in California’s color-coded reopening criteria, which means people can go watch a movie on the silver screen again.
California Eases Virus Restrictions In Placer, Amador CountiesGov. Gavin Newsom relaxed coronavirus restrictions in five more counties on Tuesday, clearing the way for restaurants, movie theaters, gyms and churches to resume indoor activities with fewer people and other modifications.
New Video Shows American River Water Rescue Near AuburnVideo released by the Placer County Sheriff's Office shows the rescue of a woman on the American River on Wednesday.
Triple-Digit Danger: California ISO Preparing For Labor Day Weekend Heat WaveThe California Independent System Operator is preparing for Labor Day weekend and round two of potential power outages.
California Preps New Rules For Reopenings In Some CountiesMuch of California has seen a significant slowdown in the spread of the coronavirus and Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday his administration is working with local health officials on rules for businesses to reopen in counties with case counts that have declined enough for them to come off a state monitoring list.
Man Accused Of Stealing Employees' Purses From Colfax Restaurant Break RoomAuthorities are searching for a man caught on camera entering a Colfax restaurant's employee break room and stealing two purses last week, the Placer County Sheriff's Office announced on Thursday.
Placer County Workers Returning From COVID-19 Don't Need Negative TestsThe Placer County Health Officer is asking employers to quit requiring negative COVID-19 tests for workers coming back from coronavirus recovery.
Sewer Line Breaks In Placer County; Crews Now Cleaning UpCrews are cleaning up after a sewer line break in Placer County on Tuesday morning.
Placer County Ordered To Close Some Businesses, Cease Indoor OperationsPlacer County was ordered by the state to stop indoor operations and close several businesses beginning on Sunday as a result of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
Placer County Businesses Prepare For Another Round Of Possible ClosuresA quick check of the state's county COVID-19 watch list shows that Placer County is listed once again. The county has been on the list since Thursday, July 9. Now on Saturday, businesses and people are prepared to see things close down once again.