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Donald Costello

Passed away peacefully January 13, 2004 at his Lincoln home. Don, with his wife Betty, lived on a six-acre parcel with an orchard and pastureland they rent out. Don spent many hour ...

Lenders? Corner columnist hangs up mortgage calculator

Change is inevitable. After an active professional life, first as an engineer, then as a corporate marketing manager and finally as a mortgage broker, I am putting away my business ...

Referrals from friends, family yield best buyers? agents

Dear Sue, Last week you answered a letter from someone who needed to sell their home in order to buy a larger one. You gave them a list of questions that you thought they should a ...

Meadow Vista is one of Placer's unincorporated gems

There are many unincorporated tracts in Placer County, but perhaps none as diverse as Meadow Vista. Situated about seven miles northeast of Auburn, this hamlet is composed of rural ...

PCAR installs new president, officers for 2004

More than 300 local realtors showed up for the Placer County Association of Realtors instillation of its 2004 president, Britt Cooper. Held in the ballroom at Sun City at Lincoln H ...

Breathe easy: Burn barrels are no more

The buggy whip. Manual typewriters. And now burn barrels. For a variety of reasons, they?ve all become anachronisms from another era. For burn barrels, the effective date was Jan. ...

Local Schedule

Today, Jan. 16 GIRLS BASKETBALL Placer at Granite Bay, freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.; Woodcreek at Del Oro, 4:30, 6, 7:30 p.m.; Wilton Christian at Fore ...

Lincoln 18-and-over baseball team seeking players

Pete Alcala, who recently coached Lincoln High?s varsity baseball team for four years and has coached Little League Junior and Senior teams since 1973, is looking for players from ...

Lake Oroville coho salmon are calling

Have you heard the buzz that?s been coming from Lake Oroville the past few months? Everybody?s going coho salmon crazy up there and it?s pretty easy to see why. Just listen to wha ...

Last-second layup lifts Grizzlies over Hillmen

After working hard to get back into the game after a slow start, the Placer boys basketball team kept the pressure on Granite Bay until the very end Thursday night. Unfortunately f ...