| Jul 7, 2010
Prop 19 would legalize pot for anyone 21 and older, but a new study suggests it would also drastically drop the price of weed.
The Rand Drug Policy Research Center estimates the cost per once will hurt marijuana dispensaries as it plunges from $375-bucks...
| Jul 25, 2010
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,...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 10:04 PM
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....
| Dec 29, 2010
| 10:06 AM
TAHOE CITY, Calif. -- Placer County authorities are searching for a woman who was reported missing while snowboarding at a Lake Tahoe ski resort.
Sheriff's officials say they dispatched search and rescue teams to Alpine Meadows Ski Resort around 4 p.m....
| May 10, 2011
| 11:17 AM
PG&E will pay two Northern California water agencies $1.6 million to help cover additional costs because of a canal collapse last month.
Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District asked the utility company for financial help after the...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:15 PM
A woman in a bikini is not considered inappropriate, but some have concern about a ten-foot tall blonde in a white swimsuit in Auburn. And now the offending billboard has been replaced.
The woman is promoting California Sun, tanning salons around the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:44 PM
DNA evidence has caught a bank robber in Roseville.
Cops were called to the River City Bank inside the Bel Air Supermarket along Sunrise Avenue back on May 14th. Witnesses said the robber was wearing a ballcap and Giants jersey when he handed the clerk a...
| Nov 12, 2008
The Mountain Mandarin Growers' Association has been growing delicious seedless mountain mandarins for over 50 years in the fertile soil of Placer County, California.
Beginning with a few growers in Penryn and Loomis, the Mountain Mandarin Growers...
| Apr 16, 2009
AUBURN - Cliff swallows are making their annual return to California from their winter homes in South America. In the past, the Placer County Courthouse in Auburn has been a popular nesting place. But the droppings created quite a mess there.
| Nov 16, 2008
Use it or lose it is the rule of California water rights, and after 43 years, the would-be Auburn Dam -- subject of one of the state's bitterest water feuds -- is about to lose it.
The proposed plug on the gold-sprinkled American River northeast of...
| Jan 21, 2009
GEM FAIRE: Jan. 23-25, 2009, Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA. Fri. 12pm-7pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. General admission $5 weekend pass. Take advantage of the lowest prices in the market for the finest quality...
| Mar 5, 2009
PLACER COUNTY PEER COURT TO BENEFIT FROM PLACER COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS LEADERSHIP CLASS FUNDRAISER ROCKLIN, CA - The Placer County Association of Realtors (PCAR) Leadership Class reports that they will be holding a fundraiser to benefit the Placer...