Placer High

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Torn and bedraggled, Placer High School’s flag has been replaced by students concerned about the state of Old Glory on the campus flagpole.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

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 ...