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Foresthill virtually seals league championship with convincing win over Cardinals

WOODLAND _ It was to be the showdown for the Sacramento Metro Athletic League crown Friday night but it turned out to be a showcase for Foresthill High football to demonstrate why ...

Sierra lightning storm stokes smokejumper memories

AUBURN CA - With lightning in the forecast and forest-fire smoke in the morning air, a group of veteran smoke jumpers assembled Wednesday near Foresthill was quite content to let t ...

Lightning strikes spark Placer County fires

AUBURN CA - A barrage of lightning bolts was hitting Placer County’s high country Tuesday, sparking fires and fears in an area northeast of Foresthill. The American River Distric ...

Robbers Fire danger remains as Cal Fire moves beyond containment

UPDATE: 5:30 P.M. JULY 20 - The recipe for large-scale disaster was almost complete in the Robbers Fire, but not quite. Gusting winds, low humidity and torrid temperatures nurture ...

Robbers Fire containment rises to 80 percent

UPDATE: 6 P.M. JULY 19 - Containment efforts on the Robbers Fire moved closer Thursday. Cal Fire reported 80 percent containment – up from 70 percent Wednesday evening. Full ...

Gratitude replaces fear as Foresthill-area Robbers Fire evacuees go home

UPDATE: 3:55 P.M. JULY 18 - Evacuees in some areas of the Robbers Fire zone were returning to their homes Wednesday, ending a weeklong ordeal. And the first task for many was clear ...

Cal Fire:Robbers Fire containment could come Saturday

UPDATE: 7:10 P.M. JULY 17 - Robbers Fire defense lines were holding through Tuesday and Cal Fire was reporting the stubborn blaze could be bottled up by the weekend. Cloudy sk ...

Robbers Fire spreads to 1,157 acres between Colfax, Foresthill

UPDATE 7:40 A.M. JULY 13 - A small army of firefighters was working on the ground and in the air to rein in the wind-whipped Robbers Fire late Thursday in densely wooded canyo ...

Giant Foresthill timber parcel remains unsold

AUBURN CA - The future of one of the largest tracts of land in Placer County remains in limbo with no one stepping up to the plate to buy. A sprawling tract of forestland in the m ...

Bear River gets out of pickle in playoffs

Trailing 6-4 in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon senior Alyssa Reina came up with the biggest hit yet in her brilliant Bear River High softball career.Reina drilled a two-run d ...