1960

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Media Life: Search for Placer County Olympics artifacts leads to puck mystery

A news story last week on Squaw Valley’s 1960 Olympic Games anniversary celebration next month highlighted the possibility that a puck from the big U.S. hockey win over the Sovie ...

Placer's 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics treasure unearthed in Midwest

The Holy Grail for the Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation may be coming in the form of a hockey puck. Fifty years ago, when Squaw Valley played host to the eighth Winter Olympics, ...