foothills

Lacrosse clubs sticking with it

The Woodcreek High and Sierra Foothills lacrosse clubs start each game with a face-off, but together, they’re expanding the sport in the foothills. Each club was started in the ...

Foothills life a precious gift

In this post 9/11 world, we all have a lot to be grateful for. We have our most valuable possession, our life. We who have survived our youth, no doubt learned a lot. Those who did ...

Bowling for one and all at local lanes

Anyone who has seen Fred Flintstone roll a rock down a lane knows bowling has been around a long time. It is a sport anyone can play regardless of age or talent. Short or tall, str ...

Career change marries interests, outdoors

Karen Killebrew went through a sort of midlife career change and came out of it a satisfied and content soul. Disenchanted with her career in the travel industry and how the Sept ...

Another View: Cold week creates some challenges

This has been an extraordinary week of snow, ice and cold. It’s also been a historic time for local high school football programs. Living in this community, as well as reporting ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Wise gardening saves wildlife this spring

Spring arrives next week and with it comes man-made dangers ranging from chainsaws to pruning shears for newborns on the edge of the wild in Placer County. Gold Country Wildlife R ...

Snow turns Auburn into winter postcard; more precipitation in forecast

The Presidents’ Day long weekend is turning into a blustery round of snow and cold weather in the Auburn area. The return to winter conditions in a year marked by the lack of ra ...

In a foggy way

Auburn skies were a hazy shade of winter Tuesday. While the calendar says winter doesn’t officially start for a couple of weeks, foggy, crisp air might have led foothill resident ...