Sheriff: Purse thief connected to six area thefts

The man wanted by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for stealing purses from grocery carts is now the suspect in six purse thefts. Two new surveillance photographs are being rel ...

Duran, Weygandt take oath of office

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...

DA theft case goes to U.S. Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a man accused of taking more than $15,000 from Placer’s top prosecutor. Brian Jagger was not arraigned at hi ...

Next time, flash mob Arco Arena

Dear Sacramento Choral Society: Though I narrowly escaped your choral assault in the mall, I did however get to enjoy the chorus of lights and sirens blaring from all the emergency ...

Our View: More lessons to learn from Galleria fire

Nearly two months after a 23-year-old transient allegedly set a fire that caused $55 million in damages to the Galleria mall in Roseville, officials finally released a report that ...

Fatal antifreeze poisoning report in Auburn being investigated

Cynthia Smith claimed she was attacked while on a walk on Auburn’s Edgewood Road by a man who forced antifreeze down her throat. Seven days later, the 36-year-old Citrus Heights ...