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Want to go for a mooseback ride?

Franklin Elementary School students in the first-grade class of Carolyn Basque and Kathryn Leupp learned about Canada during the lasg weeks of the school yar. Their classroom was t ...

Local Girl Scouts go for the gold

Rachael Odell and Caitlin Devitt-Payne have attained the highest honor in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award. The girls live in Newcastle and attend Del Oro High School. The Gold Award, e ...

Confluence Festival celebrates the American River

The 19th annual American River Confluence Festival will be hosted by Protect American River Canyons from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at the American River Overlook Park on Pa ...

Free camp teaches kids about horses

The Placer County Sheriff Department’s 18th annual Ride With Pride, a one-day camp that pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse partners, is accepting registrat ...

Salvation Army plans kid club

The Auburn Corps of the Salvation Army has plans for a Kids Club, to meet weekly beginning September at 286 Sutter St. in Auburn. The Kids Club is for boys and girls in grades one ...

Westlake on dean's list at Jamestown College

Jessica Westlake of Penryn has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 spring semester at Jamestown College. She was among 259 students who earned the honor by attaining a gra ...

Students can explore a veterinary career

An evening spent at the Livestock Nursery at the State Fair in Sacramento will provide interested fairgoers an opportunity to learn the practices and procedures of a veterinary car ...

Placer County layoffs loom as revenues drop

Placer County’s budget blues are continuing with no end in sight and layoffs again in the picture. The county is moving forward with a budget plan for 2010-11 that is down 5.7 p ...

Ophir Elementary answers call for blood donations

Rushing to aid the family of a beloved teacher, Ophir Elementary School hosted a blood drive on campus for the local community on Monday. The drive – which drew 63 registered do ...

Parishioners work, make sacrifices to build church

For Father Arnold Ortiz, watching the growth of his parish, St. Joseph Marello Catholic Church has been one miraculous occurrence after another. From holding church services at a ...