spring

From glee to glum: New costs could sink Placer High School musical

Four Elly Awards won by Placer High School’s musical “Into the Woods” this week provided some positive notes to growing concerns about funding next year’s show. A traditio ...

Putting spring in wardrobe's step

It’s time to stash those sweaters and push the boots to the back of the closet. Now that sunshine and blue skies have decided to stick around for a while, local fashionistas and ...

Springtime in Auburn quite inspiring

Blooming trees, vibrant wildflowers and rolling green hills can make artists in the foothills feel like kids in a candy shop. “The colors are so beautiful and fresh showing natur ...

PVL-leading Colfax soccer edges Placer

The Colfax High soccer team survived a serious test from Placer Thursday to remain atop the Pioneer Valley League standings.Kayla Garcia blasted in a left-footed shot off a cross f ...

Del Oro golfers swing into first place

The Del Oro High golf team strengthened its hold on first place in the Sierra Foothill League Tuesday, beating Nevada Union at Alta Sierra after its victory at the SFL Tournament o ...

Bruins blossomed in spring

At Bear River High, mostly dismal fall and winter sports seasons gave way to a very happy spring during the 2009-10 school year. In the fall, only the Bruins’ girls cross countr ...

Heaps of highlights for Hillmen

After a topsy-turvy 2008 football season, Placer High took a more conventional route to success last fall. The result was the same – another trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Spring storylines blossoming

Just like the grass (weeds) springing up all over my yard this spring, there are countless stories blossoming all over the foothills sports scene as the days get longer. There are ...

Spring blooms in the foothills

March 20th marked the first day of spring as the warmer weather plans on sticking around for the next several days. The Lake Clementine Trail is a great location for easy hiking an ...