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Reader Input: Thanks for helping to find runner

ShadowChase Running Club of Modesto extends a sincere and heartfelt thank you to the Placer County Search and Rescue team for its hard work and dedication in finding one of our mem ...

Missing Modesto runner found alive near Foresthill

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that search and rescue crews have found Modesto runner, Robert Root, today after he was reported missing Sunday near Foresthi ...

Grandmother arrested after toddler shooting

MODESTO (AP) — The grandmother of a Modesto toddler who was shot in what family members claimed was a drive-by shooting has been arrested. Modesto police say 54-year-old ...

Henderson wins Stage 3

As the Amgen Tour of California finally found passable weather for a start, Auburn rolled out the red carpet for the hundreds of world-class cyclists Tuesday morning. The normally ...

Placer boys poised for run at section crown

The Placer High boys track and field team set itself up nicely for a run at a third Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title in four years with a solid qualifying day Tuesday. Senio ...

Falcons’ bubble 'Bursed'

SACRAMENTO — Modesto Christian senior Isaiah Burse found a way to spoil another foothill team’s dream of a Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title Saturday at Arco Arena. Burse ...

Falcons relish chance to end MC’s dynasty

Justin Witt can reel off the names of former Modesto Christian basketball stars as if they’re A-list celebrities. And in the world of Northern California prep basketball, they ce ...

Hillmen run out of rallies

STOCKTON — Trailing 14-0 less than four minutes into Friday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game, the Hillmen believed they could come back. And they did. Down t ...

Hillmen assume underdog role for title tilt

The Placer High football team had gotten used to the role of favorite during the 2009 playoffs. In tonight’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game the Hillmen will revert t ...