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Funds inject new life into supervisor race

Journal Staff Writer Campaign signs started sprouting again this week in Placer County but for District 3 Board of Supervisors candidates Alice Dowdin and Jim Holmes the electionee ...

Fire sears Loomis, destroys home

Journal Staff Writer LOOMIS ? High winds and a broken tree branch are to blame for a 50-acre fire that destroyed one home between Laird and Barton roads in Loomis Friday afternoon. ...

Letters to the editor, Monday, Sept. 6

We just found out from our 9-year-old niece that the library at her school is closed due to lack of funding. There are many things we could say right now, none of which would be v ...

Sacrificing open space program may answer fire district woes

guest columnist A number of Placer fire districts are facing a funding crisis. A LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) consultant financed by the county Board of Supervisors re ...

David Hughes

David Hughes David C. Hughes, born Sept. 26, 1913, died Aug. 25, 2004 in Auburn. A memorial will be announced later.

Elizabeth 'Betty' Veal

Elizabeth 'Betty' Veal Elizabeth ?Betty? Veal passed away after a long illness on Sept. 4, 2004 at age 77. She was born in Panama on April 25, 1927. Her life took her to many dif ...

Putt like the pros

There are 18 days and counting until the opening round of the LPGA?s Longs Drugs Challenge at The Ridge. Our staff is excited for the opportunity to be able to host this event. Me ...

There's power in numbers for Placer

The Placer High girls tennis team won?t be mistaken for the football team any time soon. But even though they aren?t physically menacing, the Hillgals tend to strike fear into thei ...

Placer runners hit their stride in Granite Bay

The Placer High girls cross country team picked up right where it left off last season on Saturday at the season-opening Granite Bay Invitational. After finishing third in the stat ...

Fall is full of great stories

Football tends to grab the headlines this time of year, and deservedly so. But there are hundreds of accomplished athletes in the foothills suiting up each fall and they?re not all ...