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Winter is coming: Auburn’s Academy Snowboard getting ready for snow season

Lately it seems like it is hot enough in Auburn to fry an egg on the sidewalk. But that’s not stopping locally-based Academy Snowboard from getting ready for the upcomin ...

Outdoors: The monsters of Lake Tahoe

Are there monsters in Lake Tahoe? Every year, a few sightings of “Tahoe Tessie” are logged with local authorities. Some people claim to have seen huge, serpentine crit ...

Woodcreek 9-10s, 11s, Majors reach District 54 Little League championships

Woodcreek Little League has a chance to accomplish an unthinkable sweep of all five divisions of the District 54 Little League all-star tournaments this summer. The seniors alread ...

Granite Bay’s Thompson happy to be home with Sacramento Republic FC

In a normal world, Tommy Thompson would be hanging out at Folsom Lake, soaking up rays and reminiscing with friends in what should be his last summer home after high school at Gran ...

61-year-old Auburn Ironman gearing up for triathlon at Eppie’s Great Race

Michael Baldwin isn’t a big fan of swimming. When the 61-year-old Auburn resident’s parents bought a house during his childhood, his mother made him stay in the pool f ...

Lincoln beats Sierra Foothills Little League for District 11 majors title

  Sierra Foothills Little League’s major division All-Stars got another crack at Lincoln Saturday night. But the result was the same in the end. Lincoln 10, SFLL 2. ...

Placer County cross country athletes running for training, camaraderie on Thursday nights

For the past 19 years, Placer High cross country coach Randall Fee has organized Thursday Night Summer Runs throughout the Auburn area. The runs, which started in mid-June and end ...

Auburn’s Bart Bast beats Billy Janniro at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway

It took nine weeks into the season. On Friday night, Auburn’s Bart Bast finally beat Billy Janniro, winning the Division I scratch main event at Fast Friday’s Motorcyc ...

Fast Fridays’ Billy Janniro battling 17-year-old Max Ruml for national speedway title

Billy “The Kid” Janniro is halfway there. But the 34-year-old defending champion has a kid on his tail at the midpoint of the 2014 AMA Speedway National Championship S ...

Relishing the moment: California's Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

NEW YORK — High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog ...