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Nevada County panel hears Rincon del Rio concerns, praise

AUBURN CA – Views on Rincon del Rio’s plusses and minuses were in sharp focus at a public hearing Thursday in Nevada City. The South Nevada County development proposal calls f ...

150-unit Orchard housing development tapped for Penryn

In the development stage with Placer County for the past four years, the 150-unit Orchard at Penryn housing project goes before the planning commission Thursday for a public hearin ...

Thys goes to Marlins in draft

Joel Thys’ breakout spring on the baseball diamond got even better Wednesday afternoon. The Placer High graduate was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 47th round of the Major ...

Can Grimes measure up?

Kevin Grimes is facing some long odds, working to overcome his shortcomings and having to prove himself to people all over again. It’s just the way he likes it. Grimes arrived i ...

Oakmont's Kuresa, former T-wolves Black and Wolford drafted

Oakmont High first baseman Tyler Kuresa was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday. The Viking star has signed a letter of ...

Decision day for Magleby

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mason Magleby in the 41st round of Thursday’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, but the recent Del Oro High graduate doesn’t have any ...

Straight Talk: Panelists re-examine the draft discussion

Dear Readers: I recently did a column on reinstating the draft — with non-military options (Auburn Journal, Jan. 4). I spoke of the apathy, entitlement, and lack of practical ski ...