Sara Seyydin

Anixter aims for Ironman

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Gina Anixter of Granite Bay, who is training for the Ford Ironman Triathlon in Tempe, Arizona on Nov. 20. The triathlon ...

Bomhoff braves Badwater

Greg Bomhoff is used to people calling him crazy when they hear he’s running the Badwater Ultramarathon. That’s because the grueling, two-day footrace, beginning July 11, cove ...

Peat leaps for new lengths

Bernhard Peat, 55, still holds the record in the long-jump, 22 ½ feet, at Placer High. Now nearly forty years later, Peat is gearing up for another go at breaking records. This ...

Coaches in it for the love of the game

Joey Montoya estimates that with the amount of time he spends coaching the Placer High football team, his stipend probably amounts to cents per hour. You won’t hear him, or many ...

Rattlesnake biting at ARD pool puts residents on alert

Signs warning residents about the risk of encountering rattlesnakes will be going up soon at Recreation Park, according to Sheryl Petersen, recreation services manger at the Auburn ...

Golfers dodge bullets on the green

A man who allegedly fired a gun toward two Loomis golfers is expected to appear in court Thursday. Jimmy Aldridge, 45, of Sacramento, was arrested last Thursday after he allegedl ...

Greenwood takes States with surprise sprint

Ellie Greenwood wasn’t even on Kami Semick’s radar when she surged ahead of her in the last six miles to win the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Saturday. Moments later ...

Fresh water offers swimmers fresh thrills

With each stroke out in the open water, surrounded by towering pines and the sound of nothing but quiet, Steve Casprite feels that much further from the hustle of life and the conc ...

Locals ditch cooking for the raw revolution

When Jerome Handel interned at the Thrive Café in Seattle he was immersed in a raw food revolution. He learned to prepare things like cashew cheese, chili and decadent desserts, ...

Jenson teaches others to ready, aim and fire

Buddy Jenson has a mission — to save the sport of trapshooting one clay pigeon at a time. Jenson, 20 of Loomis, who coaches the Auburn Gold Miners Trapshooting team, is also th ...

Slopes still sizzle in summer

While some people are dreaming of an endless summer, others like Jack Morgan, have their sights set on an endless winter. With record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra this year, s ...

Ready to survive the apocalypse?

While a zombie apocalypse probably isn’t on the horizon for Placer County, residents should be well-prepared for surviving other natural disasters and emergencies according to th ...

Senior Spotlight: Garrison aims to Stuff-a-Bus

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series spotlighting high school senior projects in the community. Name: Brittany Garrison Age: 18 School: Del Oro High School What is y ...

Kerr redefines ‘racing like a girl’

Even if she breaks a bone, fans will never see Fast Fridays rider Rachalle Kerr shed a tear. The 28-year old Auburn native made a fierce comeback, after a three-year absence, to t ...

One big party to hit Regional Park

Two great bands and one big Party in the Park is what locals have to look forward to Friday night. The 10th annual Party in the Park, to be held at Regional Park in Auburn, will ...