Matt Conley

Donations pouring in for annual gift basket program

The season of giving could be an overwhelming time for volunteers expected to assemble gift baskets for more than 500 needy families, but Auburn’s group runs a well-oiled mac ...

Placer High students are Santa’s helpers for Auburn Christmas Basket Program

AUBURN CA - The sawdust has been flying like a wintry snowfall outside Santa’s workshop at the North Pole as Placer High woodshop students ready hand-made doll cradles and to ...

Placer woodshop students learn to support community, themselves

A Placer High School class is giving back to the community while also teaching students skills for the future. Matt Conley teaches beginning and advanced woodshop at the school an ...

High school arts feel budget squeeze

Some Placer High School classes may see cuts in the future as donations continue to dwindle after an ACLU lawsuit decision reiterated that schools can’t charge for an education. ...

Teens craft cradles for Christmas Basket

Several local high-schoolers are giving back to the community through their woodshop classes. Placer High students are making 50 wooden doll cradles for the annual Auburn Area Chr ...

Our View: Ski, snowboard teams deserve mountain of praise

Placer High School skiers and snowboarders made our community proud with an outstanding showing at the state championships held at Mammoth Mountain ski resort earlier this month. ...