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Vaulting into new space?

It is a common belief that the three most dangerous acts in all of sports consist of trying to hit a 90 mph fastball, racing in NASCAR, and pole vaulting. Add rain and wind to ...

Auburn home invasion, armed robbery reveal drug's attractions and dangers

The wake-up calls are jarring for Placer County communities when it comes to the spread of OxyContin abuse. In Rocklin, it was the morning when the letters on the high school’s ...

Auburn edged by Rocklin

The Auburn Little League Major Division All-Stars nearly pulled off a triple play Saturday night at Twin Oaks Park in Rocklin. But a Rocklin baserunner was called safe at the plate ...

Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...

Who will win the Division II baseball title?

Our newest poll at Placer Sports, our regional all-sports Web site, asks you to tell us which of the four surviving teams will win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball titl ...

Placer County’s veterans advocate is District 3 Employee of the Year

Rocklin’s Rick Buckman is something of a magician as he works inside the confines of county government. He doesn’t pull rabbits out of a hat though or make cards disappear. B ...

Auburnites dominate Run Rocklin

Auburn’s Brad Poore (2303) and Jane Kibii (2005) raced to victory at Sunday’s Run Rocklin 12-kilometer race at Springview Park in Rocklin. Poore won the men’s title, beating ...

New poll at Placer Sports - defending baseball titles?

The participation in our last poll at Placer Sports (www.placersports.com), our regional all-sports Web site, generated a lot of buzz as more than 3,000 or our readers (64 percent) ...

Hillmen netters fall to Rocklin

Brenden Lewis had eight kills and six digs as the young Placer High boys volleyball team’s struggles continued Wednesday in a sweep by host Rocklin. The Thunder won 25-7, 25-18, ...