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Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

Released snakes a danger to endangered species

Two species of invasive snakes are making their way throughout California’s lakes and rivers, and experts believe they could become a threat to endangered species. According ...

From Sierra College to Bhutan

For Sierra College student Elizabeth Ridolfi, the way forward has been obvious thus far. The Auburn resident took a natural interest in the sciences at Skyridge Elementary School ...

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

Auburn nutrition educator wins national awards

As her illustrious career at UC Davis draws to a close, Auburn resident Marilyn Briggs sees her many successes – programs started, essays published, awards won – as ste ...

One big game put Granite Bay senior Keeney on radar

The recruiting process and scholarship offers come in all shapes and sizes. Five-star, five-tool, can’t-miss prospects and other Johnny B. Good’s get all the media att ...

Foresthill woman among many who opt for pre-emptive cancer surgery

Faced with a choice between having unnecessary, major surgery now and the possibility of needing it later, Foresthill resident Emily Kelley opted for aggressive precaution. Kelley ...

Two sports are better than one for Woodcreek's Layton

It’s been several years now since high school sports saw its tide shift toward the athlete specializing — or focusing — on one sport. By their choice or at the u ...

Local football recruits in search of an offer they can’t refuse

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories the Press Tribune plans to publish throughout the summer on the college recruiting process. In today’s Press Tri ...