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Foresthill's Clausman gets Tesla-charged tribute

***For more on the tribute, see April 3 Media Life column by Gus Thomson at this website*** Tesla band members said "thank you" Saturday night to Foresthill's Steve Clausman the b ...

Media Life: Movie made in Colfax 10 years ago now on DVD

The long wait is over for Colfax. Hollywood came to town 10 years ago this June in the form of an independent movie with some star power. Comic actor Jerry Stiller and the cast an ...

Auburn reflects on five years in Iraq

The United States and Auburn went to war five years ago, with U.S. air strikes pounding Iraq forces in the waning hours of a Wednesday night. The headline in the Auburn Journal fi ...

Hiring freeze touted as potential Placer County budget aid

ROCKLIN “ A wage freeze for most Placer County workers was one of the more drastic ideas supervisors brought to the table Tuesday at workshop highlighting the county's bleak reve ...

District 5 candidate donates $100,000 to himself

Challenging for Placer County's Fifth District supervisor's seat, Bob Houston is putting his money where his political rhetoric is. Houston, who owns a Sacramento lobbying and go ...

Injured trucker charged with drunken driving

WEIMAR “ A big-rig truck driver escaped serious injury after leaving Interstate 80 and crashing into a glade of trees. But he couldn't escape what a California Highway Patrol sp ...