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Media Life: “Bill Collector” movie features Auburn, Placer County settings

The “Made in Auburn” and “Made in Placer County” tag can be proudly placed on “The Bill Collector,” a new independent film that debuted in Grass Valley on Thursday. Sh ...

Thunder dominate SFL football individual awards

The coaches of the Sierra Foothill League have released their all-league team for the 2009 season, and not surprisingly the individual awards are dominated by league champion Rockl ...

Roseville, Placer split Foundation Games

After falling behind on a Placer third-period run, the Roseville High girls basketball team recovered to knock off the Hillgals 49-45 Monday at Moeller Gym. Kathleen Mulligan sc ...

Trio of Grizzlies, T-wolves top girls polo all-league

The teams that won the regular season and tournament titles in the Sierra Foothill League also led the way when postseason honors were handed out.   “I think the SFL is ...

Auburn’s place on Amgen Tour of California route holds promise

Auburn’s place on the Amgen Tour of California route between Nevada City and Sacramento is a definite maybe. But the status of that “maybe” is shrinking as cyclists connecte ...

Buyouts pay executives in Placer County to leave

Gold-plated giveaway of taxpayer dollars? Or fair compensation for an early departure from a high-level and high-risk post that hinges on the whims of a politically sensitive boa ...

Colfax woman still hospitalized after run-in with deer on I-80, car crash

A Colfax woman injured Monday after swerving on Interstate 80 to avoid a deer was listed in critical condition Tuesday. Robyn Berkler, 42, was taken by ambulance to Sutter Rosevil ...

Who will win the Division II soccer title?

Oak Ridge of the Sierra Valley Conference joins three Sierra Foothill League teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II soccer semifinals this week at Folsom High School.Our Plac ...

Del Oro volleyball falls in regular season finale

The Del Oro High volleyball team capped the regular season on a down note Wednesday night, falling to Roseville 25-20, 25-23, 25-19 in Roseville. The Golden Eagles finished 8-4 in ...

Media Life: Surf-guitar king Dick Dale set for Auburn holiday show

The King of Surf Guitar is coming to Auburn. Dick Dale is playing the Auburn Event Center on Dec. 19, bringing a muscular, vibrato-laden wash of sound to the city for a first-time ...

Long wait over: Female Auburn postmaster takes charge

A female postmaster isn’t a rarity with the U.S. Postal Service any longer, but it has been in Auburn. New Postmaster Becky Chandler is only the second in Auburn postal service ...

Weigh in on the SFL soccer race at placersports.com.

This week’s Placer Sports online poll asks you to tell us which team in the tightly bunched SFL soccer playoff chase is most likely to miss the postseason. Granite Bay, with ...

High school sports postponed

Three crucial Sierra Foothill League soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed due to the heavy rains that descended on the region today. The Oakmont at Roseville ...

Placer County eyes new loan program for “green” home improvements

Help is on the way from an unusual source in Placer County for homeowners looking for ways to find funds to pay for a “greener” home. Everything from installing a new heating ...

Media Life: Auburn-area oddities pepper Ripley’s Believe It or Not

It seems that Gibson, the late, great, world’s tallest dog, isn’t the only Ripley’s Believe It or Not book entry this year. As Media Life reported last week, the Grass Valley ...