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New heights for foothills athletes

The 2011-12 prep sports year was memorable from the opening kickoff last August to the final putt just last week.A slew of championships, a bunch of star athletes and a handful of ...

Weidel on Wheels: Infiniti G37 convertible is a looker and a performer

Drive a luxury convertible with the top down through the somewhat rural Foresthill area, a rather sleepy town above Auburn, and one is bound to receive some long, gazing looks. A ...

Weidel on Wheels: Routan makes the minivan a fun vehicle to drive

While I’m no fan of the minivan, one has to admit that the 2011 Volkswagen Routan is a pretty nice vehicle. Put the Routan’s same essentials in a sport utility vehicle body a ...

Weidel on Wheels: Volvo’s S60 makes a welcomed return

Contrary to its reputation that can be summed up in one word — stodgy — Volvo has actually produced a vehicle with some real personality, attractive looks, and sporty character ...

Weidel on Wheels: New redesign makes this Kia sportier than ever

Toss out the impressive gas mileage and a sticker price that appeals to many, and there wasn’t a whole lot else that was convincing car shoppers that they should be driving off t ...

Weidel on Wheels: Impreza WRX STI is quite impressive

Ever drive a small compact vehicle that’s turbocharged? If not, it’s something to consider next time you happen to be out shopping for a smaller car that delivers big-time in t ...