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Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

Reader Input: Gov setting up for massive lawsuit

Over 50 years ago, I watched as a water well was drilled at my parents’ home. No one from California state was there or ever contributed one red cent to that resource. I&rsqu ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River capture PVL victories

Placer Tennis The Hillmen won their 89th consecutive conference match by ousting Lincoln in 9-0 fashion Tuesday. Kyle Fontes, Deo Avalos, Julia Hinshaw and Courtney Mason took si ...

Invited to the BIG DANCE: Colfax, Del Oro, Placer grads remember their dates with March Madness

The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins with today’s ‘first four’ games, sparking the fuse to light March Madness for 68 college teams across the c ...

Reader Input: Seeing no justice under Obama

Equal treatment under the law? Not in Obama’s America. (I mean) Obama’s executive action that he says is for 5 million immigrants (it will be 4 millions more). Firs ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams battle for preseason success

Placer softball The Sacramento/Elk Grove Victory Tournament forced Placer to swallow defeats to D2 stalwarts Roseville (11-1) Casa Roble (4-3) Thursday. Raven Lewis singled and s ...

Del Oro, Colfax, Placer skiers shine at 2015 state championships

The 2015 California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation’s State Championship at Mammoth Mountain gave way to tremendous accolades for prep skiers throughout Placer County l ...

Placer's Gums, Thomas combine to down Colfax in PVL baseball showdown

Placer High pitcher Tyler Gums struck out nine Colfax batters in six innings of work and watched teammate Radd Thomas record a thrilling save as the Hillmen hung on to beat visitin ...

Reader Input: Wondering why some folks deny

Les Polette, in his March 5 letter in the Auburn Journal, “Global warming fraudulent scam,” claims that “There is no evidence that CO2 emissions from fossil fuel ...

Placer lands Mammoth accolade, state snowboarding title

It’s fitting that the Placer High snowboarding team has never been bigger than when in Mammoth. The squad, represented by some of Auburn’s most talented multi-sport st ...

Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from Colfax

“Ashia Mami, How for sleep?” “No, fine. You want carry water?” I awake early to the conversation of women passing by my window while searching for water ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Colfax girls trounce Highlands in playoff basketball opener

COLFAX — The Highlands Scots’ girls basketball team came into Colfax Tuesday night intent on shutting down Falcon scoring leader Taylor Avila in the two teams’ Sa ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...