Placer High School

All Those Years Ago … from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 8 and 15, 1964

Lad hikes 5 miles in wilds to report father’s death A spunky 9-year-old boy hiked five miles through rugged mountain country last week to report the death of his 30-year-old ...

Three local valedictorians enter Cal State Long Beach

Valedictorians from three local high schools officially began their collegiate careers as members of the 20th incoming class of President’s Scholars at California State Unive ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Reader Input: Thanks for support for Hillfest 2014

Last Saturday the Hillmen Foundation hosted a successful Hillfest 2014 — A Community Celebration of Placer High School and Life on the Hill. The event at LeFebvre Stadium pro ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, 1964

Heroic war record revealed in aftermath of hit-run case Twenty years ago this month, Roy Samuel Tillman, then a combat-hardened Army infantryman, lost two fingers and was shot in ...

Back to school big business for Auburn

Swarms of teenagers would normally be the basis for an adult’s nightmare, but for local businesses in Downtown Auburn, the hordes mean big money. Each school day, teens pour ...

Pre-reunion golf game to be annual outing

Perry Cannedy tees off at the Placer High School class of ’79 pre-35th reunion golf outing organized by Darren Davis of Capps Group Real Estate and The Ridge Golf Course. Par ...

Training camp not just for athletes

Last week began the dog days of summer and grueling daily practice for the Placer Football teams. Bet you did not know that on the field beside the football team, was the Placer&rs ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

Another View: For hungry collegiate, a gut check

How to find food: Food is a necessity for all human beings and, contrary to popular belief, college students just barely fall into that category. But there is an epidemic arising ...

Another View: McClintock-Moore could be a slugfest

For incumbent Tom McClintock, the 2014 election cycle likely will not be the cakewalk he originally anticipated in District 4 … especially if Democrats get off their butts a ...

Placer High grads to preview published works

Having submitted so much work for evaluation at Placer High School in their youth, local authors Christian Kiefer and Jason Sinclair Long, now more than 20 years graduated, will re ...

Placer High football field torn up for maintenance

Placer High School’s football field is nothing but pulverized soil this week, and will remain off limits for most of the summer once new grass is in place. District Faciliti ...