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Longtime barber cuts out of Newcastle

For nearly four decades, Paul the Barber has had a shop in Downtown Newcastle, until he sold his home, closed his doors and pulled up stakes for Chico. Now, his single-chair Main ...

AB 711 would ban lead ammunition for hunting

It may not seem like it, but it’s been more than a generation now that lead shot was banned for all waterfowl hunting and replaced with materials such as steel. In regions w ...

Woodcreek will play for third in Arnett Tournament

AUBURN — Woodcreek’s boys basketball team took a see-saw ride with Del Campo in the semifinals of the 71st Kendall Arnett Tournament on Friday night at Placer High Scho ...

Stockman named CCAA MVP

Hailey Stockman is making the most of her last spring on the softball diamond. The Placer High graduate isn’t finished yet, but she picked up a huge honor on Wednesday when she ...

Caltrans window damage process a rocky road for some Auburn claimants

Caltrans has $10.3 billion in road construction projects taking place around the state. But it has no way of monitoring the impact of sloppy cleanup procedures by contractors that ...

Golden Eagles sail into semis

LOOMIS — Brianna Ruiz’s latest assault on Del Oro High’s track and field record book will have to wait. Club volleyball season is on the backburner for Belle Obert and Baile ...

New determination for Del Oro

Teenagers are resilient. But even four days after the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game, the Del Oro High girls basketball team was still dealing with the sting of ...

Harrison a shooter, stopper

Courtney Harrison is primarily a defense-first player for Chico State’s women’s basketball team. “She has long arms and long legs, and she’s a bit stronger than she appear ...

McLemore mended, firing again

His rocket arm carried him from the sandlots of the foothills to Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Mark McLemore was on the top of his game and living a dream, until just a year ...

Lady Hillmen storm back, then hang on

The Placer High girls used some lockdown defense and just enough offense to hold off Casa Roble for a 37-33 victory Tuesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. Senior Bethany Feis scored a ...