Placer High School

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 ...

Placer High joins national engineering program

A new pre-engineering program is coming to Placer High School next year, funded by the California Department of Education through June 2018. The program is called Project Lead the ...

All those years ago ... From the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 7 and 14, 1964

How will Auburn look in year 2000? City gets peek By Joe Carroll A professional planner’s peek at what Auburn’s central business district might look like in the yea ...

Media Life: Pedals replacing paddles, pirates for Auburn’s Brazil adventurer

The journey has been a long and arduous one for former Auburn resident Aaron Chervenak as he attempts to travel Brazil from north to south using only feet, paddles and pedals. But ...

Expert cautions Placer High students on social media

Worried about the pitfalls of Facebook, cell phones and other indelible digital records that invite indiscretion, a Placer High School parent group has recruited a criminal justice ...

Dick Brooks, Auburn entrepreneur and gadabout, dies at the age of 70

Dick Brooks was not born in Auburn but came to it with generosity and good humor, and he left it this week with a legacy of the same. Brooks, 70, died Monday at Sutter Memorial H ...