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Placer AD: We accept our sanction: Hillmen football squad will work around the loss of six 2015 practices after SJS penalty

A day after news broke of a stiff sanction by the Sac-Joaquin Section to remove six practices from the Placer High football schedule, the Hillmen are already poised to accept the p ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Reader Input: Community comes together for Scout

Early Saturday morning, June 27, Alden Brock, a 13-year-old Boy Scout from the Rosemont area of Sacramento, was caught in an unexpected flash flood in the backcountry at Philmont S ...

Another View: Protecting privacy rights

Technology’s miraculous leaps forward bring unimaginable benefits to us all. Life-saving medical procedures, limitless entertainment options, wealth building productivity too ...

Reader Input: Auburn Dam could save lives

In regards to James Coe’s letter, “How a drought saved Sacramento” (Reader Input, July 7), he is correct in that it saved Downtown and South Sacramento, but it di ...

Reader Input: How a drought saved Sacramento

The year was 1985 and it was a dry year. It had been only 10 years since the last major drought and farmers were beginning to worry again. Snowfall in the Sierra was well below n ...

Vandals sever cables, networks go down

The severed fiber optic cables that disrupted Sacramento-area communications is just one in a series of 11 Bay Area incidents in the past year being investigated by the FBI. Phone ...

Cesar initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Robyn Cesar of Lincoln was recently initiated at California State University, Sacramento into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective colle ...

WHO WILL STEP UP?: Camp battles help determine early depth chart leaders for Placer football

The Placer football program has 10 well-deserved days of rest after an intense three-day contact team camp in Auburn last week. The action, pitting Placer against Division II powe ...

FORWARD PROGRESS: Placer football team finds its way during contact camp

Placer High’s varsity football team is a program divided — not by controversy, but by enrollment. Despite a Division III population of over 1,300 students, Placer play ...

CAMP OF THE TITANS: Placer hosts Oakdale, Inderkum and Sacramento in contact football camp

Four of the top football programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section clashed Wednesday at Placer High for the start to an intense three-day team camp on Hillmen turf. The camp gave host to ...

Reader Input: Honors to Kerrs well-deserved

Tom and Dawn Kerr are some of the best people I know (“Love of the classics brought couple together,” Journal, June 7). It was easy to see why they were chosen for ...

Placer County Sheriff's deputies honored

Efforts to stem the tide of impaired driving earned Placer County Sheriff’s deputies some well-deserved accolades from the country’s leading advocate for sober driving. ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 3 and 10, 1965

Octogenarian claims strange, divine power in use of wire Forrest S. Sowers, 80, a retired carpenter who lives at 1281 Channel Hill Road, believes that he is endowed with some str ...