Foresthill

Hillmen turn focus to speedy Nunley

James Nunley won’t need any introduction to the Placer High football team tonight. One year ago, Woodcreek’s star tailback sliced and diced the Hillmen defense, racking up 294 ...

Foresthill helps a small boy

Saturday night, in the tiny town of Foresthill, the wonderful, caring, dedicated townsfolk held a barbecue/dinner dance/raffle for a wee boy who has been battling leukemia for 6 of ...

Benefit to help 49 Fire victims

Benefit in the Park When: noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 Where: Regional Park, Richardson Drive, North Auburn What: Six bands, food, tributes to 49 Fire recovery efforts --- ...

High-speed pursuits just too risky

I feel something must be said regarding high-speed pursuits by law enforcement. The recent Foresthill incident involving a motorcycle and a CHP patrol car is a case in point (Jour ...

Raising 4-H, FFA critters builds values

Placer County 4-H club and Future Farmers of America members are in the final days of preparation before their animals are auctioned off at the Gold Country Fair on Saturday. Live ...

Outlook bright for Wildfires

FORESTHILL — Talk about change. When Mariah Dvorak transferred from Placer High to Foresthill this fall, she joined a volleyball program that has won fewer matches in the last fo ...

Secluded wood may be ‘plinkers’ paradise’

A section of federal wildland near Foresthill may be plinkers’ paradise. But it was a nightmarish scene for volunteers on a cleanup of areas along Pagge Creek near Foresthill st ...

Our View: New technology, parent support key in tough economy

It’s a partnership. That’s how Dave Horsey, Placer Union High School District superintendent, described the relationship between students, parents, teachers and administrators ...

Don't coddle terrorists

WOW! I reckon my husband and I have started something for the local idiots to rag on. First I must be foaming at the mouth because I believe in water boarding over beheading. And y ...

News and opinion blurred

The Fourth Estate Not too long ago, news was written by men and a handful of women, usually educated and respected. They sometimes had their facts straight, though depending upon ...

Lasting impressions: Auburn's vintage signs are roadside attractions

The big, bold and splashy Lou La Bonte’s restaurant sign is a stylish throwback to a time when cars had fins, the road across Donner Summit was winding Highway 40 and you’d get ...

Never become disabled

I just want to warn every hard working person out there to never become disabled. Navigating this ridiculous system has made me realize why our state is in so much trouble. The rul ...

‘Urinetown’ a real stunner

“Urinetown” (really uncomfortable emphasis, discomfort fades after the first few scenes) is the best of years of plays at Placer High School. All the actors are so good, you ...

Lack of health care frightens

Right now, our “health plan” that’s in place for disabled people is a joke. I’ve had Medi-Cal through Social Security Disability Insurance since January. The Medi-Cal syst ...

Taco Bell to ring up sales at new Auburn Ravine site

The Taco Bell on Auburn Ravine Road is moving to the other side of the street. Doors will open at the new location on Aug. 1. “It’s a much newer building and a better locatio ...