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Storied Placer student athlete Dalton Dyer perseveres against the odds again

Life’s twists and turns have taken Placer High grad Dalton Dyer on an uncertain path during his 18 years. Dyer gained national attention two years ago when he challenged Califor ...

Auburn Police investigate death of man on Union Pacific tracks

An Auburn man was found dead today after apparently being struck by a train on the Union Pacific tracks. The victim – 30-year-old Lowell Robert Grenon – was found at about 4: ...

Placer High hosts free physicals for athletes tonight

Placer High is offering free physicals tonight to all athletes who plan to participate in athletics at the school during the 2010-11 school year. The physicals will take place in ...

SoCal crash with suspected drunken driver takes life of former Auburn resident

Instead of marking Scott Francis Farinha’s 46th birthday this week, a well-known Auburn-area family is mourning his death in a San Bernardino County crash involving a drunken dri ...

Stranded no more: 24 German students in Placer High exchange find flight back home

Twenty-four German exchange students stranded in Auburn because of volcanic ash over Europe flightways caught a break today and were able to catch a plane home. It had been an up a ...

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 ...