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Lancemania about to roll over foothills

Lancemania is about to engulf Placer County. The Amgen Tour of California rolls through the streets of Auburn, over the Foresthill Bridge and into the American River Canyon on Sun ...

Endurance sports season gets rolling this weekend

The foothills’ endurance sports season kicks into high gear this weekend with a couple of marquee events in Cool. Sunny weather is forecast for Saturday, when more than 500 runn ...

Cool Yule Jingle Jog today

The annual Cool Yule Jingle Jog will be held today in Meadow Vista, beginning at 10 a.m. There are 5-kilometer and 10K courses. There will be prizes for the top finishers in each ...

Love of birds spurs success, career path for Cool's "Chicken Girl"

The cartoon chicken sticker on the back of Courtney Moody’s SUV is a strong clue. But the license plate is a dead giveaway. The lettering spells out “CHKN GRL” and sums ...

Driver walks away from Highway 49 crash in canyon near Auburn

A crippled SUV is removed by tow truck from Highway 49 after it fishtailed coming up the canyon near Auburn just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. The driver and lone occupant of the truck ...

Media Life: Of NASCAR pols, TV newbies, saving WWII relics and Gilbert

You’ve gotta admire Assemblyman Ted Gaines for his adaptability. Word from the environmental camp is that Gaines, the Roseville Republican whose district includes Auburn, will b ...

Media Life: Actor Perry King savors Cool ranch lifestyle

Owner of a 500-acre cattle ranch just beyond Cool, actor Perry King divides his time between Hollywood and the El Dorado County foothills but not his allegiances. King, probably b ...

Fire burns 70 acres in Cool

COOL — A 70-acre woodland fire that broke out early Thursday afternoon roughly one mile north of Cool left power lines down and traffic stopped for hours in both directions on Hi ...