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McClintock to visit Auburn on Thursday

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock is coming to Auburn for a town-hall meeting on Thursday. McClintock, R-Roseville, said he expects topics to range from the debt-ceiling compromise he vote ...

Golf pros in it for love of the game

Shawn Kelly is living the dream, and so is aspiring PGA-pro Jerry Rogers. At least the dreams of many golf enthusiasts, who fantasize about spending their days on the links, come r ...

Control ball flight by laws of physics

Ball Flight Laws - Do you have a persistent slice or hook and don’t know how to correct it? Do you hit a straight ball and ask “what did I do right that time?” If so, then un ...

Media Life: “Deadliest Catch” brothers have another Emmy on their line

Placer County products Doug and Todd Stanley are back in the hunt for an Emmy Award. Nominations were announced Thursday and they’re part of the “Deadliest Catch” team nomina ...

Celebrate independence with a golf mnemonic

If you’re a golfer, I hope you get a bang out of this mnemonic created with golf terms around the phrase Independence Day, July 4th in order to celebrate our national birthday th ...

Curing a reverse pivot

“I’ve got a reverse pivot.” I often hear this complaint while teaching and when I ask students what that means to them, I get some confused answers. What does it really m ...

The ART of golf for juniors

School’s out for summer! Now’s the time to help juniors find something to do during the break, perhaps something that is a healthy physical activity, builds character, is fun a ...

Plane truth

The swing plane is defined as “the tilt and direction of travel of the inclined plane of the club shaft.” Unfortunately, the concept is a matter of confusion for many players. ...

Placer High hosts free physicals for athletes tonight

Placer High is offering free physicals tonight to all athletes who plan to participate in athletics at the school during the 2010-11 school year. The physicals will take place in ...