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Search for missing Colfax man escalates to three counties

 COLFAX - Into a fifth day with no trace of missing Colfax man Eric Garcia, friends and family were joined by stepped-up law-enforcement search-and-rescue efforts Wednesday in ...

Colfax man with Auburn work connections reported missing

A Colfax man has been reported missing by concerned friends and family members after he failed to return from a search to retrieve a wallet he had lost in the snow. Eric Garcia, 3 ...

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 ...

Robbers Fire containment rises to 80 percent

UPDATE: 6 P.M. JULY 19 - Containment efforts on the Robbers Fire moved closer Thursday. Cal Fire reported 80 percent containment – up from 70 percent Wednesday evening. Full ...

Cal Fire:Robbers Fire containment could come Saturday

UPDATE: 7:10 P.M. JULY 17 - Robbers Fire defense lines were holding through Tuesday and Cal Fire was reporting the stubborn blaze could be bottled up by the weekend. Cloudy sk ...

Wind direction shift could spell Robbers Fire trouble

UPDATE 8:40 A.M. July 17- A stubborn wildfire burning in the canyons between Foresthill and Colfax had grown to 2,650 acres by Tuesday and Cal Fire was digging in for a shift ...