Meet two citizens awarded for their heroic acts

Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell presented two locals with the Citizen’s Medal of Merit in a Monday morning ceremony, recognizing the heroic actions they took during two separate January incidents.
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Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell presented two locals with the Citizen’s Medal of Merit in a Monday morning ceremony, recognizing the heroic actions they took during two separate January incidents.

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