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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 ...

Robbers Fire spreads to 1,157 acres between Colfax, Foresthill

UPDATE 7:40 A.M. JULY 13 - A small army of firefighters was working on the ground and in the air to rein in the wind-whipped Robbers Fire late Thursday in densely wooded canyo ...