Police Officer, Father Die In Plane Crash Near Auburn, Placer County AirportA small plane crashed on a golf course shortly after taking off Friday from the Auburn airport, killing the two people and injuring another, authorities said, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said.
3 Hurt In Knife Attack At Placer County Library; Suspect At LargeThree men were hurt in a stabbing attack inside the Placer County Auburn Library on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. 
Sacramento-Area Toddler Killed in Unprovoked Attack by Family DogAuthorities say a pit bull fatally mauled a 13-month-old boy in an unprovoked attack in the child's Granite Bay home.
Forward Spread Of Baseline Fire In Placer County StoppedA fast-moving grass fire in Placer County has grown to 150 acres and is zero percent contained Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
VIDEO: NorCal Deputies Rescue Bear Cub Stuck In Trash BinBrave deputies in Northern California helped a wailing baby bear reunite with its family after the cub got stuck inside a trash container outside a motel near Lake Tahoe.
Northern California Optometrist Killed In Shark Attack Off Coast Of MauiA 65-year-old Northern California man was killed in a shark attack while swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning.
‘Ice Dam’ Cuts Off High Sierra Community Of Serene LakesIn the High Sierra, the snow is starting to melt, creating an ice dam that is leaving residents stranded. 
Wildfire Burning in Placer County Forces Campers to FleeA new wildfire in Placer County is complicating the return trip home for many people who spent the Labor Day holiday in the mountains.
California Airbnb Offers "Bud And Breakfast" -- Pot IncludedSo-called "bud and breakfast" rentals are popping up across California, a new take on the traditional weekend getaway experience that spices things up with cannabis.
Squaw Valley Installs System Powered by Tesla BatteriesBatteries produced by luxury electric car company Tesla are set to be installed near the top of the Gold Coast aerial tramway at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort.
Tanker Explosion Closes Highway 20 Near I-80 In The SierraHighway 20 has been closed near Interstate 80 due to a fiery head-on crash and explosion six miles west of Yuba Gap, according to Caltrans.