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Auburn Police: Placer High gun carrier wasn't on campus to harm anyone

Authorities are pursuing charges against an 18-year-old Auburn man who police allege brought a rifle and a shotgun onto the Placer High School campus Thursday. But neither Auburn ...

Media Life: Foresthill Bridge losing its stature to China spans

It’s one of the highest bridges in the U.S. and the world. And it’s a point of pride for area residents. But the Foresthill Bridge, alas, is shrinking in stature – both on ...

Wrong-way driver blamed for double-fatal I-80 crash at Newcastle

Two people are dead after a two-car crash early today on Interstate 80 at Newcastle that the California Highway Patrol is blaming on a wrong-way driver. The wrong-way driver has be ...

Power outage closes Auburn’s Placer High School early

Placer High School students were arriving home early today following a power outage in the morning. The outage, which lasted less than two hours, was being blamed by PG&E on a squ ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

Hospitalizations of H1N1 flu patients are up in Placer County as health officials continue a school vaccine program to fight the spread of the disease among the young. A total of ...

Where giving is in the blood: Auburn school tops region in plasma donors

Placer High is getting regional recognition for students’ willingness to roll up their sleeves and get to work giving blood. With more than 500 students taking part last year, t ...

Love of birds spurs success, career path for Cool's "Chicken Girl"

The cartoon chicken sticker on the back of Courtney Moody’s SUV is a strong clue. But the license plate is a dead giveaway. The lettering spells out “CHKN GRL” and sums ...

Placer Hillmen football fever sweeping over Auburn as wins mount up

A clash of Lincoln and Auburn high school football teams with identical 7-0 records is amping up community excitement. For Placer’s rejuvenated football program, Friday’s game ...

Media Life: New Auburn YouTube moments feature Balloon Boy song, rockabilly vampire

Former Auburnite Devlin Murphy is taking the whole “Balloon Boy” phenomenon to new musical heights. Murphy, a songwriter and Placer High grad now based out of North Hollywood, ...

Powder tuff: Auburn’s Placer High girls to battle elements, slog it out on gridiron

It’s stormy but Placer High School is not letting rain dampen its big Homecoming Week, including Wednesday’s much-anticipated Powder Puff football game. Torrential rains moved ...

Hillmen can't halt Whitney's perfection

There’s no secret to Whitney High’s success on the football field. Placer knew what to expect from the visitors Friday night at Le Febvre Stadium, but the Hillmen joined the ni ...

Bear River stymies Placer

The south side of Le Febvre Stadium was frozen in somber silence Friday night as the stark reality of Placer High football’s season set in following its latest setback. Bear Riv ...

Hillmen erupt at homecoming

Trevor Peterson rumbled toward the end zone, poised to put El Dorado High on the scoreboard just over one minute into its Pioneer Valley League tilt at Le Febvre Stadium Friday nig ...

Rams too much for Placer

Take away Tristan Baer and Placer High and Casa Roble were just about even on the football field at Le Febvre Stadium. Baer was the difference maker for the Rams, catching four to ...

Hillmen put the hammer down

The Placer High offense did just about everything but bleed the game clock in its 2008 debut Friday night in front of a packed house at Le Febvre Stadium. The Hillmen football tea ...