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Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

Placer County, Folsom wrestlers land spots on calgrappler.com state rankings

Tireless drilling, conditioning, sparring, weight-cutting and competing will whittle the state’s best prep wrestlers into 14 brackets divided by weight at the Rabobank Arena ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Fire officials confident on Applegate containment

Firefighters are near full containment on the Applegate Fire despite gusty weekend weather throughout the region. The fire started around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at multiple points along ...

Placer County, Folsom volleyball stars finish second at Nationals

Libby Deters and Brooke Hershberger have outgrown the Golden State. The two incoming Granite Bay High seniors played pivotal roles for the Grizzlies’ girls volleyball team t ...

Another View: State policies take a toll on its commerce

California thinks of itself as leading the vanguard of the energy revolution. We’re fighting climate change, investing in clean power, and shaking our fossil-fuel habit. Bu ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...

Local middle schools run for title

More than 400 young athletes hit the Del Oro High School track May 21 in a competition to show that there’s more to running a race than just winning. Competing in the Loomi ...