highway 40

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Carnahans opened Glen Alder trailer park on old Highway 40

  10 YEARS AGO Dec. 5, 2002 – The Colfax High football team’s uncanny knack for finding ways to win has vaulted the Falcons into Saturday night’s Sac- ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...