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More trains, taller trains, noisier trains have some Auburn residents steamed

Should Union Pacific do something about the noise its trains are making? Stuck with a noisy corporate neighbor they can’t seem to do anything, Auburn’s Joan and Allan Lovan thi ...

Fallen soldier from Applegate to be honored with Tahoe National Forest trail dedication

Applegate’s Joshua Hardt died last October serving his country in Afghanistan. Back home, he had loved the Sierra outdoors. On Memorial Day, his country will remember his sacri ...

Rocketing to the stars

Franklin Elementary School fifth-graders on May 25 launched the rockets they made during the Starbase program.

Health and Safety Expo offers hands-on fun

The Health and Safety Expo, held May 22 at Del Oro High School, was sponsored by the Placer County Sheriff's Council on behalf of the Placer County Sheriff's Department. The free e ...

Music boosters form group to save program

The Loomis Union School District’s music program may have escaped elimination next year, but supporters are mobilizing to ward off cuts. Community volunteers, parents and teacher ...

Teachers saying goodbye to Del Oro

Four Del Oro High School teachers will be leaving school in June. Al Newton, Jack Pchelkin and Marilyn Rickabaugh are retiring and Kathy Meyers is leaving Del Oro to work permanent ...

Memorial Day is a time to say thanks

The nation pays tribute to its military heroes this Monday, May 31. For some, the Memorial Day holiday is a time to usher in the summer season with picnics, barbecues and other fam ...

District, teachers reach agreement

The Loomis Union School District and teachers have approved a labor agreement that cuts pay, but brings back all terminated teachers and programs. Teachers and administrators will ...

Seniors to set sail, take flight for military service academies

Three Del Oro seniors are spreading their wings and soaring to new heights as they head off to attend military academies. Jesse Stafford and Eddie Love will attend the Air Force Ac ...