E.V. Cain

Do the ‘buxom wenches’ need to be so saucy?

I was under the impression that the Renaissance Fair this weekend was put on by the students of E.V. Cain. I went to the Web site cainscrossing.com to find out the details. Imagin ...

Home-grown hospital operator has heard it all

Hers is the voice you are likely to hear if you call Sutter Auburn Faith. For 30 years, Leigh Anne Finney has worked as a PBX operator in the hospital’s Communication Department. ...

Popular teacher dies on the trail

Students placed wooden crosses and a sign filled with heartfelt sentiments Wednesday beside a trail near Auburn to remember high school teacher Mike Weaver. An influential Chana H ...

E.V. Cain students enjoy new Boys & Girls Club building

Boys & Girls Club members at E.V. Cain finally have a place they can call their own. The perks at this after-school spot are a full kitchen, private bathrooms, up-to-date computer ...

Fostering the future

Five dozen wrestlers from E.V. Cain Middle School used practice time twice last month to watch Pioneer Valley League matches at Placer High. Many Wildcats left Earl Crabbe Gymnasi ...

Auburn roots propel Mason

A wrestling career that began at E.V. Cain Middle School reached maturity last weekend at Granite Bay. Many of his friends are wearing Placer’s green and gold, but Auburn resid ...

Skyridge may drop grades 6 through 8

The state’s budget crisis and its impact on local school districts could mean no more K-8 program at Skyridge School as early as the next school year. Many parents are concerne ...

‘All this we can do’

WASHINGTON — Before a jubilant crowd of more than a million, Barack Hussein Obama claimed his place in history as America’s first black president, summoning a dispirited nation ...

Wildcat wrestlers rough up Olympus at E.V. Cain

The E.V. Cain wrestling team picked up its first dual meet victory of the season Monday at home, crushing Olympus of Roseville 57-30 at Stacy Dragila Gymnasium. Josh Mason picked ...

At home with wife, two cats and 91 chinchillas

What started as the adoption of a unique pet turned into an interesting part-time business for Danny Miller. In 2000, Miller and his wife, Robin, adopted a pet chinchilla from a ...

Her life a billboard for hometown involvement

Community is important for Michelle Strange. A local product, Strange was raised in Auburn and attended local schools: E.V. Cain, Placer High School and Sierra College. While still ...

Advertising sign blocks traffic’s view on busy road

Those of us living in the Auburn area have in past years adjusted to extensive road work along Highway 49. We have dealt with many obstacles and proceeded more cautiously in an eff ...

Middle school to house its own life lab

Things are about to get dirty at E. V. Cain Middle School. After months of planning, applying for grants and seeking volunteers and donors, it’s time to begin transforming a hi ...

Whimsical 'Seussical' hits stage

Get ready to be a kid again when the musical “Seussical” rolls into the Placer High School auditorium for opening night July 17. Director Josh Brown and his staff have young ac ...

Placer's next distance star

As a seventh-grader, Christian Finkbeiner received some words of encouragement from Placer High distance runner Tomas Evangelista. “I told him that once I leave, he’ll take my ...