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Reader Input: Time for society to open its eyes

What is it going to take for this society to open its eyes? America needs to look at itself. Instead of looking at a computer screen, it needs to look in the mirror. We need to kno ...

Placer County has Fish & Game, Foresthill Forum seats to fill

Placer County is accepting applications from 5th District residents to fill vacancies on three advisory panels. The Fish and Game Commission, Foresthill Forum and Weimar-Applegate ...

Pietromonaco, 12, sizzles at First Tee tourney

The way Natalie Pietromonaco is swinging the golf club lately, she might soon start drawing comparisons to Placer County?s most famous Natalie. Pietromonaco was one of the youngest ...

Downtown Auburn Welcome Center opens doors again

AUBURN CA - With a new fire alarm meeting city of Auburn requirements, the doors of the Placer County Visitors Center are open again. The 1103 High St. center opened briefly in mi ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Tourneys an ace for non-profits?

Many Auburn non-profits are hoping locals will get out their drivers to drive fundraising efforts. With golf tournaments springing up weekly on local greens, tournament chairs, l ...

Pressure relief a must, at any level

I hope you were able to experience this year’s U.S. Open, at the beautiful Pebble Beach Golf Links — my favorite place on the planet. The U.S. Open, hosted by the USGA is the s ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...