Placer County Sheriff's Department

It's Guns vs. Five-O in Placer-Nevada County Battle of the Badges

As part of the Battle for Veterans football showcase on Aug. 24 and 25, the Battle of the Badges was held between Placer County and Nevada County Sheriff's officers at Del Oro High ...

Racing community pays a touching tribute to Pestana

ROSEVILLE — Ron Pestana touched many people in his 60 years — in the racing world, the real estate world and just the real world itself. Pestana helped the racers he c ...

Investigation continues into fatal crash at speedway in Roseville

An investigation continued Monday into the death of a race car driver Saturday night at All American Speedway in Roseville.Ron Pestana was driving in the spectator racing category ...

Yuba City district hands down suspensions in wake of baseball fight

Yuba City Unified School District has handed down suspensions following a brawl that occurred during the Yuba City-Del Campo JV baseball game Monday at Granite Bay High School, but ...

Our View: Grand jury swings, misses with city manager pay probe

If there’s one thing residents have been vocal about during the recession, it’s that state, county and local governments must rein in pay for public employees — especially to ...

County spent $4.8 million on overtime

Placer County spent more than $4.8 million on paid overtime to employees in 2008 during a year of budget cutbacks and layoffs. The Sheriff’s Department spent more than $3.1 milli ...