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New District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen sworn in

AUBURN CA - Republican Jim Nielsen was sworn in Thursday as the new 4th state senator. The election for the sprawling Northern California district, which takes in part of North Au ...

Shut up and pay the fee

In reference to the letter “Parking fee may backfire,” (Reader Input, July 18), I find it amazing that raising the fee (aka tax) on parking is met with resistance by those that ...

State money woes cloud Placer County spending plan

AUBURN CA - Placer County is poised to take another budget blow but the state of California?s own financial uncertainties are leaving the question an open one on how low spending w ...

Maneatis makes quick ascent

The winds were whipping last week at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Championships and pole vaulters cringed as they walked toward the pit at Elk Grove High. It did ...

Del Oro pair headed to state tourney

The Del Oro High golf team held its own against the best in Northern California Monday, but came up three strokes short of a state championship berth. The Golden Eagles placed four ...

Wolverine teams claw their way to CCAA Final Fours

There will be lots of Sierra College crimson in Bakersfield this weekend. The powerful Sierra softball team and the upstart Wolverine baseball team will compete in their respective ...

Lofrano headed to Cal State L.A.

Iona Lofrano told her dad Fred he could scrap her college fund back in third grade. That?s when the young soccer star informed her father she would be getting an athletic scholarsh ...

Stockman named CCAA MVP

Hailey Stockman is making the most of her last spring on the softball diamond. The Placer High graduate isn’t finished yet, but she picked up a huge honor on Wednesday when she ...

Thys finds stroke in Sonoma

Now at his third college since graduating from Placer High in 2009, Joel Thys finally has a clear path for this baseball future. That’s allowed him to focus on what he and Sonoma ...

Del Oro star settles for sixth place

Del Oro High senior Austin Branum capped his spectacular high school wrestling career with a sixth place finish at the CIF State Championships Friday and Saturday in Bakersfield. C ...