49er ROP

49er ROP ignites students’ passion

After completing a year of classes and training with Placer County’s 49er Regional Occupational Program and the Auburn City Fire Department, Shelby Davis, 18, of Auburn made ...

People in business: Auburn woman receives award

Auburn resident Lisa Gorre Saiia was recently honored with the Wise Woman award at the 13th annual Outstanding Women Leaders awards ceremony. The award was presented by the Sacrame ...

49er ROP automotive students zoom to success

These days the auto shop at Placer High School is looking a lot more like a service department at a Mazda dealership than a high school classroom. And the many Mazda Miatas worke ...

Local programs prepare workers for health care jobs

While many sectors of the economy are languishing, the health care industry is booming. And job seekers are clamoring to get onboard. The Auburn area is responding to this demand ...

Foresthill senior discovers what drives him

When Matt Kramer rides down the street in his ’49 Ford pickup, he garners a lot of attention. “You get a lot of thumbs up from people on the street,” the 18-year-old said. ...

Aspiring structural engineer designs her future while working on diploma

Upon entry of local architect Michael Kent Murphy’s office, you’d never know the young professional that first comes into view is actually a high school student who’s doing h ...