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Wal-Mart a town wrecker?

Think about it. I wanted, mind you, wanted, not needed, tree bark chips for my yard. Our local store is $2 more a bag than the end-of-town big box. For $2 in gas I saved $30. That ...

Put government on strict diet

In 1787 the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia to address the shortcomings in the Articles of Confederation. The delegates knew that they would have to create some for ...

Hillmen soccer blanks Zebras

The Placer High soccer team celebrated senior night with a 2-0 shutout of Lincoln Thursday at Le Febvre Stadium.The Hillmen took a 1-0 lead into halftime thanks to Eduardo Hernande ...

Bear River edges Oakmont in season opener

The Bear River High softball squad kicked off the season with a thrilling 6-5 win over Oakmont in nine innings Friday at Bear River. The two-time defending Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

Schauble leads Placer golfers past Bear River

Rob Schauble fired a 2-over-par 38 to earn medallist honors and lead the Placer High golf team to victory in their first match of the season Thursday at Auburn Country Club. Placer ...

Forest Lake fights off Delta

Jen Menary served 23 consecutive points in a dominant second game and finished the match with eight aces and 19 assists, leading the Forest Lake Christian volleyball team past Delt ...

Andrews leads Bruins past Hillgals

Ashlee Andrews shot an 8-over 43 to earn medallist honors and lead the Bear River High golf team to victory over Placer at Lake of the Pines Thursday. The Bruins outshot the Lady ...

Placer drops defending PVL champs

Colleen Stafford had 14 assists, seven kills and four aces and the Placer High volleyball team stunned defending Pioneer Valley League champion El Dorado in four games Thursday nig ...

Colfax coasts to sweep at Mesa Verde

The Colfax High volleyball team had no trouble in its Pioneer Valley League road debut Tuesday in Citrus Heights. The Falcons took care of Mesa Verde 25-16, 25-20, 25-16 to improve ...

Ross strikes out 13 as Hillmen rally past Whitney

Placer High junior Matt Ross was money on the mound again for the Hillmen Tuesday afternoon. Ross struck out 13 at Whitney and the Placer baseball team rallied with three runs in ...