Foresthill

Frazzled by King Fire smoke, Foresthill looking at biomass energy plant

Armed with funding from several sources, some Foresthill residents are moving forward with a feasibility study on a plant to create electricity from forest fuels. Now they’r ...

Foresthill fears mount as King Fire grows

FORESTHILL - A 15-mile overnight run by the 71,000-acre King Fire into Placer County had fearful Foresthill residents out in force for a meeting with firefighters on Thursday and l ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...

Missing Modesto runner found alive near Foresthill

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that search and rescue crews have found Modesto runner, Robert Root, today after he was reported missing Sunday near Foresthi ...

Update: Search in snow for missing Modesto trail runner near Michigan Bluff

A search for a trail runner who became separated from his endurance-training group and lost near Michigan Bluff Sunday morning was continuing today in the snow. A Placer County Sh ...

Foresthill teen falls 250 feet down cliff

Foresthill -- A Foresthill High School student was hanging out with friends during a break from class near Worton’s Market in Foresthill when he fell down the side of a 250-f ...

Foresthill family fights to keep roadside memorial intact

Melissa Magorian has been trying to pick up the pieces after her life was shattered on Feb. 1 when her mother, Karen Magorian, died in a two-car collision on Foresthill Road. Acco ...

Foresthill seeking more biomass energy plant answers

The mountain community of Foresthill, 17 miles east of Auburn, will take another look Wednesday at the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant. Robyn Husman ...

Five acres burn in Foresthill

An early-morning fire Monday in Foresthill burned five acres and caused 2,600 residents to lose power. According to Pacific Gas and Electric Spokesman Paul Moreno, power was lost ...

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 ...