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Reader Input: Coach Horrillo taught valuable lessons

It was sad reading Coach John Horrillo’s obituary, even though I knew it was coming (“Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78,” Journal, May ...

Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78

John Horrillo,  a well—liked instructor and coach who in the 1960s, 70s and 80s transformed Sierra College into a state JC wrestling power, passed away Monday, May 25 at ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 22 and 29, 1965

30 days in jail for Mrs. Baima Lillybel Baima, vegetarian, arch foe of tax-supported mental health clinics and governor of the Republic of North California, last week was sentenc ...

LOVE YOUR BODY - Stand Up Placer spreads awareness at Sierra College

One in every four college women is sexually assaulted. That fact was etched onto a shirt at the Stand Up Placer booth at Sierra College’s ninth-annual Love Your Body week on ...

PORTLANDIAN: Sierra College star, Placer grad Isaiah Pineiro signs with Portland State

Placer High graduate Isaiah Pineiro had better acquire a taste for free range chickens and pretentious coffee shops, because he’s headed to Portland. The Sierra College bask ...

Reader Input: Auto flushes just wasteful

I’ve been taking a class at Sierra College. They use those auto flush toilets in the bathrooms. In previous years, I’ve had no issues with these toilets. However, in ...

Grass Valley talk explores wildfires and misconceptions about them

As California braces for what could be another destructive wildfire year, one researcher is trying to change common public misconceptions about the role fire plays in the environme ...

American River takes it on the chin at Sierra – twice

Former Placer Hillmen Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear and recorded a double-double to help Sierra College defeat American River College 79-61 Friday in Big 8 Conference play. ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 31, 1964

Placer designated as disaster area Gov. Edmund G. Brown yesterday designated Placer County a disaster area – and President Johnson was considering a similar move at the Fed ...

Rain downs rock, mud near Colfax

A moderate downpour on some loose rock and soil was enough to bring a portion of a hillside near Colfax tumbling down toward westbound Interstate 80 Saturday. The minor rockslide ...