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Media Life: Viewers guide to Placer’s “The Muppets” movie locations

If you’re seeing “The Muppets” movie now in theaters, keep an eye out for scenes that were shot in Placer County. The movie production crew was in the area this past year sho ...

Bear River bounces back at Lincoln

LINCOLN_The Fighting Zebras could never quite track down the Bruin rushers as Bear River High used the ground game to run away with a 45-21 victory Friday night in a Pioneer Valley ...

Lincoln looms in Placer’s latest rivalry game

The Lincoln High football team may not share the proximity to Placer of Bear River or Colfax, but the Zebras’ 2009 victory over the Hillmen denied them their first Pioneer Va ...

Early clash could be key in PVL race

The Placer High volleyball team has played just one match since Sept. 22. Suddenly two of the biggest matches of the season loom in the next five days.The Hillgals host rival Colfa ...

Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Falcons, Bruins to play for title

The Colfax High baseball team narrowly missed a shot at clinching its worst-to-first turnaround on Tuesday. The Falcons have another shot at a piece of the Pioneer Valley League ti ...

Stroke of luck saves Auburn golf pro in rainstorm rollover

An Auburn driver is lucky to be alive after his SUV slid off rain-slickened Highway 193 in Newcastle Wednesday morning and flipped over. The accident was one of several incidents, ...

Lincoln unveils lower-cost regional wastewater plan to Placer supes

The city of Lincoln has come up with fresh figures that lop off more than half the original cost for a regional wastewater treatment solution. The system, which would pipe untreate ...

PVL girls title race a free-for-all

The role of favorite in the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball title race remains vacant, but that won’t be the case for long. With two-time league champion El Dorado trans ...

Media Life: Foothill airwaves have Placer, Colfax, Bear River playoff football covered

With playoff high school football back Friday night, radio stations KAHI, KNCO and Star 94.1 have the area well-covered for all the mud, sweat and tears. Auburn’s KAHI 950 AM ...