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Placer, Del Oro, Foresthill, Colfax high schools in region’s SAT Top 25

Call it a cluster of brainpower. Or maybe it’s about developing ways to bring that brainpower to the surface. The latest rankings are in for Scholastic Aptitude Test result ...

Road warriors: Del Oro, Placer among high school football teams taking long-distance trips in 2013

Speaking this week with high school football coaches from around the state for an upcoming five-part series about the non-league grid slates that local area teams will be facing in ...

Big day for area swimmers at CIF finals

  LODI - It was a big day here Saturday, to say the least, for foothills area swimmers at the CIF Sac-Joaquin swim championships held at Tokay High. For Del Oro High’s ...

It's official: PVL remains the same through 2018

  For the Pioneer Valley League, it’s status quo. For the Sierra Foothill League, there’s change coming. At the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Board of Mangers meet ...

Stay off the tracks, UP says

Walking along railroad tracks can be hazardous, as one pedestrian discovered earlier this month. Luckily, the unidentified Colfax man lived to tell about being hit by a moving trai ...

Woodcreek names Stowers new football coach

Woodcreek High School on Wednesday morning announced the hiring of Jason Stowers as its new varsity football coach. In nine years with Colfax, Stowers was defensive coordinator/sp ...

Bear River girls draw first round Regional 'bye'

Probably the most plesantly surprised high school girls basketball coach in Northern California Sunday afternoon was Bear River's Jeff Bickmore. "A bye?", ...

Placer deputy shoots Colfax man who allegedly charged with knife

A 40-year-old man was 'tasered' then shot Sunday outside a Colfax-area house when he allegedly charged at a deputy with a knife, a Placer County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said M ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...