Gold Country Fairgrounds

Museum to show Gold Rush in new light

For years, the Placer County Gold Rush Museum has offered visitors an up-close look at the history behind the California Gold Rush. In just a few months, an updated version of the ...

Reader Input: Thanks to all Fourth of July volunteers

Professional athletes, like Madison Bumgarner throwing a wicked knee-bending slider or U.S.A.’s Carli Lloyd’s hat-trick at the Women’s World Cup, sometimes make i ...

Teammates show their strengths on, off track

There’s a simple reason roller derbiers wear helmets and pads; it’s a rough-and-tumble contact sport. But even the hardest knocks — whether dealt by an opponent o ...