dick hilton

Celebrate reading with community

I can think of few things better than surrounding myself with people who feel the same way I do about books and writing and reading.      So imagine my delight las ...

Sinkhole believed from old mine drains Newcastle pond

Newcastle’s Mark Korb is finding that Placer County’s gold-mining past can cause some modern problems. Korb discovered earlier this week that a sinkhole had opened und ...

Quake danger in Auburn? Placer County has its faults

While Japan reacts to the horrific impact of an earthquake and tsunami, students in Dick Hilton’s earth sciences class at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus have been learning tha ...