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Placer County

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  • Combo Plate: Watermelon carving, criminal stupidity, 'MasterChef' and more

    -- I have no idea that watermelon carving was such a .... thing! It seems like everyone is doing it. (Type "watermelon carving" into YouTube and you will see what I mean.) The video above shows watermelon carving in action,...
  • Search continues for missing snowboarder at Tahoe area ski resort

    Placer County officials were searching Wednesday for a 25-year-old snowboarder reported missing the previous afternoon at Alpine Meadows ski resort. Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin said the boyfriend of Shawnte Marie Willis of Tahoma, Calif., reported...

    Missing Alpine Meadows snowboarder found dead

    The search for a 25-year-old snowboarder missing since Tuesday afternoon near Alpine Meadows Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe area came to an end Thursday when her body was discovered in a tree well. The Sacramento Bee reported that rescue...

    Auburn City Leaders Pose for Bad Boy Calendar

    Auburn City Leaders Pose for Bad Boy Calendar
    Some of Auburn's finest are posing for a calendar that aims to be comically risque. "It seems harmless, seems in good fun, doesn't hurt anybody, I think it's a good idea," said Auburn local Jeff Quigley. Some worried when rumors started flying around,...

    Two Dead After Plane Crashes In Remote Placer County

    Two Dead After Plane Crashes In Remote Placer County
    The bodies of two people have been recovered from the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed in a remote area of Placer County Friday. The plane was seen flying at a low altitude by a hiker near Emigrant Gap in Placer County around 1:00pm Friday....