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Placer loses to Rocklin

So far homefield has meant a lot for Placer and Rocklin baseball as the Thunder beat the visiting Hillmen 8-3 Wednesday in a Sierra Foothill League game. Placer beat Rocklin at ho ...

A remedy for trout fever

Someone once wrote, ?If there?s magic in this world, it lies in flowing water...amen.? Amen indeed! I can?t quite articulate what it is about moving water that?s so compelling, but ...

Bear River tennis likes new PVL

Moving out of the Sierra Foothill League into a league its own size seems to have done more for Bear River?s ?country club? sports than probably any other sports. Just like the Bru ...

Weimar harpist tugs at the strings of senior hearts

Weimar musician Bobbie Brown has always known that a strain of melody can work wonders. And that knowledge proved so helpful when her father developed Alzheimer?s disease, that she ...

Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Downtown signal lights serve a useful purpose This letter is to all of the parents of Placer High students. Especially of those who go into town for their lunch break. Parents, lis ...

FLC boots reigning champion

The Forest Lake Christian girls soccer team defeated defending Central Valley Christian League champion Sacramento Country Day 2-1 in a thriller on Tuesday. The Lady Falcons (3-1 C ...

Placer softball on the upswing

It?s a new era for the Placer High softball team, and the Lady Hillmen proved it Tuesday as they beat Granite Bay 2-1 at home to improve to 2-2 in the Sierra Foothill League. The L ...

Auburn does not need a tree ordinance

The front-page photograph of the March 19 Auburn Journal demonstrates why Auburn does not need a tree ordinance. The foreground of the photograph shows an area that 15 years ago ha ...

Foresthill Safety Club is a good thing that shouldn?t be lost

By Dennis Clifford We have an all-volunteer army that is seeking to provide a safer more secure world fighting in the deserts of Iraq. The spirit of volunteerism has been one of th ...

Mary Ann Biggers

MaryAnn Biggers MaryAnn McCalister Biggers, an Auburn resident from 1950 to 1990, died March 20, 2003, in Fresno. She was 89. Mrs. Biggers, who also previously resided in Downievil ...

White House says Iraq war will cost $70 to $80 billion

Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON ? President Bush is confronting the costs of the Iraq war in lives and dollars, grieving for lost civilians and soldiers while telling lawmakers ...

Newcastle railroad historian to appear in PBS TV documentary

A Bill Moyers documentary that airs tonight on PBS TV stations across the country is expected to include Newcastle railroad historian Chris Graves. Graves said he filmed segments w ...

City still working out gnarls in tree ordinance

The Auburn City Council spent more than two hours at the Monday night meeting, discussing and amending the Planning Commission?s recommended draft tree ordinance. The Council plans ...

March to Baghdad slowed down

Aiming for Saddam Hussein?s seat of power, U.S.-led warplanes and helicopters attacked Republican Guard units defending Baghdad on Monday while ground troops advanced to within 50 ...

Sinacori's leadoff homer in 7th lifts Hillmen over GB

Finally given a chance to hit, Placer?s Billy Sinacori made Granite Bay pay. After ripping a double in his first at-bat Monday at James Field, the senior slugger was intentionally ...