Placer High

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 ...

Media Life: Filmmaker returns to Auburn hometown to show documentary

  Placer High School grad Brandon Vedder is returning to Auburn from his current home base in Los Angeles to share a film that’s already received critical kudos and wow ...

Placer grad’s viral “best ever” cover letter lands coveted job

The story of a Placer High grad who saw his humble-but-honest email asking for an internship turn into a viral sensation on the Internet has a happy ending. Matt Ross, 22, has bee ...

Spokane Website runs interference on new Placer High alumni group effort

  AUBURN CA - Still in its infancy, an effort to establish a non-profit alumni association for graduates of Auburn’s Placer High School is finding some unsettling ...