4-H

Your livestock buys welcomed

The Gold Country Fair Junior Livestock Auction Committee and the local 4-H, FFA and Independent livestock exhibitors would like to give a huge thank you to the 2011 Gold Country Fa ...

Fair brings fun for whole family

Cotton candy, funnel cake, animals and screams of excitement drifting from thrilling rides. Sound familiar? The Gold Country Fair is back in town. The fair opens its doors at 4 p.m ...

Placer’s urban chicken farmers crowing victory in rule change

Placer County could soon allow non-farming home-dwellers up to six chickens – double the original staff plans. And it had at least one outlaw chicken owner crowing victory. Tah ...

Poultry has a place in Placer

What’s all the cluckin’ about (Journal, Feb. 12)? The utter ridiculousness of the hubbub over the new “chicken ordinance” has me baffled. Thank goodness I live on agricult ...

Two 4-H members honored with Hulbert Award

The recipients for the 2009 Hulbert Award for outstanding male and female members in Placer County 4-H were awarded to Jill Wippermann and Mark Doerner. Doerner, 18, has been in 4 ...

Gold Country Fair kicks off with a roar

Kipling and his sisters Kizmet and Schicka have a pretty sweet setup for the weekend. After claiming a shady spot of their own at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Wednesday, the thre ...