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EXTRA HELPINGS: Placer baseball overcomes Colfax 3-2 in nine innings

Colfax right fielder Chris Ito sprinted toward the infield with his glove hovering above the grass at James Field and went for a routine scoop of Luke Knoble’s ninth-inning r ...

Reader Input: ‘Dark money’ spending sure to grow

In 2012, a record $6.3 billion was spent on presidential and congressional elections. Estimates for spending in the 2016 contest run between $7.5 billion and $8 billion. Much of ...

Reader Input: Give bed bugs the boot

“Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite” – we’ve all heard it but few realize they really exist and could be right next door. Sending this letter ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

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 ...