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Body recovered from overturned car off Highway 193 in Cool

AUBURN CA - Authorities in El Dorado County were attempting to determine the cause of death of a woman whose body was found inside a car that had left Highway 193 in Cool and overt ...

Thieves steal identity, go on spending spree

A Loomis woman is trying to put her financial life back together after her identity was stolen. “It’s been hell,” said Paula Morgan. While Morgan is not being held responsi ...

Hillmen cruise in final PVL tuneup

PLACERVILLE — There were the usual hugs and high-fives after another blowout victory for the Placer High football team Friday night at El Dorado. But the Hillmen knew the celebra ...

Hillgals swing past El Dorado, 12-0

Jenna Knox scattered five hits and all nine Placer High starters had hits as the Hillgals blanked El Dorado 12-0 in softball action Wednesday in Placerville. Haley Tupen was 3-for ...

Bear River snaps El Dorado’s streak

The Bear River High baseball team jumped right back into the playoff race Friday with a thrilling 3-2 victory over El Dorado at Lake of the Pines.Zach Welz lined a two-out hit to r ...

Placer aces rare PVL test

The Placer High boys track and field team turned away another feisty contender Wednesday night to continue its dominance of the Pioneer Valley League. El Dorado’s impressive col ...

Hillmen take down El Dorado

The Placer High wrestling team crushed El Dorado 53-14 Thursday night in Placerville, improving to 2-0 in the Pioneer Valley League. The Hillmen got pins from freshman Mike Valdez ...

Contenders abound in the PVL

This evening, league play for boys’ basketball in the Pioneer Valley League begins. Unlike past years where there was a clear cut favorite, Bear River in 2008-2009, and the Colfa ...

Rawlins runs wild as Colfax crushes El Dorado

COLFAX – In a celebration of 50 years of Colfax High here Friday night, new school met old school. Led by Pat Rawlins’ school record setting rushing effort, the Colfax Falcons ...

Placer thrashes El Dorado, 42-20

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado High football team kept Placer’s offense off the field for much of the first half Friday night. But it wasn’t exactly the way Cougars’ coach Ric ...

Media Life: Auburn-area oddities pepper Ripley’s Believe It or Not

It seems that Gibson, the late, great, world’s tallest dog, isn’t the only Ripley’s Believe It or Not book entry this year. As Media Life reported last week, the Grass Valley ...

Placer golf aces Lincoln

The Placer High golf team improved to 3-1 in the Pioneer Valley League with an eight-stroke victory over Lincoln Thursday at The Ridge. Hannah Gregg fired a 6-over-par 42 to pace ...

Hurting Hillmen fall to Cougars

An exasperated Clay Campbell kept his head up and fought off El Dorado High’s speedy attackers as best he could Wednesday. The senior defender couldn’t help but think about Pla ...

Hillmen tripped up at El Dorado

The El Dorado High baseball team handed Placer its first loss in Pioneer Valley League play Wednesday in Placerville. The Hillmen went down 7-3 after winning their first eight gam ...

Falcons Overpower El Dorado, 42-7

PLACERVILLE - Hold the flowers, cancel the obituary and rip up the eulogy, the Colfax Falcons’ football team is alive and well. Buoyed by its best all-around performance of the ...