Gold Country Fairgrounds

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 ...

Mountain fruit is healthy and delicious

When autumn days in the Placer County foothills are warm and the nights are cold, mandarin growers anxiously await the first blush of color on their fruit. Just before Thanksgiving ...