Sara Seyydin

New school grade to roll out in 2012

Many Auburn-area schools are ahead of the curve in implementing a state-mandated transitional kindergarten grade by September 2012. Local educators say the new grade will help st ...

What do you think of the first two weeks of Kings games being cancelled because of the NBA lockout?

Ernie Tenderich, Auburn Occupation: Insurance Salesmen “I think it’s B.S.; I think the NBA players act like prima donnas. I don’t think their lifestyle is restricted enough ...

How does ‘old school’ basketball stack up against today’s?

Placer graduate Bernhard Peat played professional basketball in Germany for 17 years, from 1979-1996. He took some time to explain how his experiences as a professional player ma ...

Cancelled Kings games hit fans hard

Dan Luper expected to be at Power Balance Pavilion watching the Sacramento Kings play around this time next month. With NBA players and owners unable to agree upon a deal to end ...

Midgets fight for perfect 10

The Placer Jr. Hillmen Midgets may be 6-0, but they play with the hunger of a team that’s 0-0. Eighth grader Jacob Capra, a right tackle for the Jr. Hillman Midgets, said that ...

Students weigh college options

Auburn-area families crowded Placer High School Thursday to learn more about navigating toward college. College Planning Night featured break-out sessions with college admissions ...