Kathy Connelly

Zest for mandarins draws thousands to fall festival

It was elbow to elbow Saturday afternoon at the Gold Country Fairgrounds for the Mountain Mandarin Festival. Buoyed by a bright blue sky and sparkling fall sunshine, visitors po ...

Placer’s first full-time female counselor retiring

In her 34 years at Placer High School, you can imagine Kathy Connelly has seen it all. She’s helped scores of young teens make the transition from freshmen to young adults and ...