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Battle at the Capital a success at Del Oro

Del Oro High School officials are calling the second annual Battle at the Capital football tournament a success and are already planning for next year. Dan Gayaldo, principal, sai ...

Community Calendar

The Loomis Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Those who have farm or homegrown fruits, vegetables, nuts, value-added products or ...

Enjoying the shade

The High Hand Nursery complex was buzzing over the Labor Day holiday weekend as locals, as well as out-of-town visitors, explored nursery complex.

Political Briefs

REPUBLICAN WOMEN TO HOLD LUNCHEON South Placer Republican Women Federated will hold a luncheon at noon Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Sierra View Country Club, located at 105 Alta Vist ...

Child safety warning issued by CHP

As the summer heat continues, the California Highway Patrol has a warning for the motoring public: never leave a child unattended in a vehicle. Vehicles can heat up quickly, even w ...

LOP teen charged with felony for killing possum

A 19-year-old Lake of the Pines man faces an upcoming court date after he allegedly videotaped himself killing an opossum and posted it on the Internet. Carter Livingston was char ...

Placer County Supes hike health-care cost-share for employees

Healthcare costs are rising for Placer County’s largest employee group. And many are unhappy about the Board of Supervisors decision today that essentially doubles theirs. Plac ...

Gold Country Fair opens Thursday, Sept. 9, in Auburn

“Bee a Kid Again” is the theme of the Gold Country Fair. It opens at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, Kids Day, in Auburn. All children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. The f ...

Advocates to sue county’s public defender

A justice advocacy group said it will sue the private firm that acts as public defender in Placer County. One of its members also said he will sue the partnership for millions of d ...

Gold Country Fair tips hat to Eisley brothers

Two brothers, whose nursery business has been solidly rooted in the community for nearly eight decades, are this year’s Gold Country Fair Boosters Parade grand marshals. Earle a ...