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Hillmen of 1980 set the standard at LeFebvre

The 1980 Placer High football team was and is the best team in the school’s history. That season concluded with the Hillmen going undefeated with a 12-0 record, winning the S ...

Goose on the loose: Lake of the Pines faces a flock of problems with bird population

The Canada geese in the Lake of the Pines pond are making a ripple effect that extends past the shoreline. The geese are considered a nuisance by many residents of the gated comm ...

Former sheriff's deputy in court for sex charges

A former Placer County deputy who has pleaded not guilty to 16 felony counts including unlawful sex with a minor was in an Auburn courtroom briefly Thursday. Michael Stuart Johnso ...

Water agency pump station slated for May 1 dedication

May 1 is the target date for dedication of the new Placer County Water Agency pump station. The pump station, part of a $75 million project that includes restoration of the Americ ...

Community Portrait

It's 5 a.m. as you enter the Courthouse Athletic Club in North Auburn. It's still dark outside and you wonder just who would be ready, let alone willing, to exercise at this hour. ...