Placer High

Media Life: Filmmaker, Auburn start 2014 off right for struggling Haitian town

It was a special night in May for Placer High School alumni Brandon Vedder. Equally, it was a special night in two communities divided by geography but united in a common goal. Ve ...

Another View: A great sport deserves a second look

First came the story in the Auburn Journal about a high school football player who played several games with a broken thumb despite being advised by his doctor to take five weeks o ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 1963

Volunteers gather to finish murdered patrolman’s house Family to be in by Christmas By Joe Carroll They used to think of Truckee as a tough railroad town. If the truth ...

Media Life: Major Philly exhibition for Placer-grown artist

Before his death seven years ago at 41, Jason Rhoades created a body of work that startles, challenges preconceptions, amuses and sparks awe. Now, after years of critical acclaim ...

Student effort replaces Placer High’s tattered Old Glory

Torn and bedraggled, Placer High School’s flag has been replaced by students concerned about the state of Old Glory on the campus flagpole. Cooper Landram, 15, noticed the s ...

Fire burns near Auburn’s Placer High School

 A half-acre fire sent an ominous plume of white smoke into the air Thursday afternoon on a knoll near Auburn’s Placer High School nicknamed Smoker’s Hill or Stone ...

Media Life: Placer High all-class reunion plans heating up

Cause for celebration? Wednesday will mark “National Parental Freedom Day” in many Auburn homes -- or back-to-school day, as it’s more traditionally known for the ...

Media Life: Mystery of Placer High bomb shelter solved

  One of last summer’s mysteries has been solved ... thanks to the Auburn Journal’s own “All Those Years Ago.” The bi-weekly compendium of news 50 ye ...

Media Life: Book highlights Placer grad’s small-town smarts

  Investment expert Kimberly Foss is a frequent face on TV, providing expertise to Fox Business, CNBC and Fox News. She’s appeared on NBC’s “Today” a ...

Auburn plane-crash victim, 21, to be remembered

    Airplane crash victim Brittney Hocking Cangemi, a lifelong Auburn resident and former Miss Auburn contestant, will be remembered June 1 at a memorial celebrating he ...