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Media Life: YouTube’s “The Original” gives WS100 pioneer global spotlight

A South African video production company has teamed with outdoor gear maker Salomon to share the story of pioneering Meadow Vista ultra-endurance runner Gordy Ainsleigh with the We ...

Media Life: 19th century child star ready for Auburn close-up

He’s the only baby ever to appear on a U.S. coin. He’s also a mystery man who no known portrait exists of from his adult years. There’s a town in Oregon named f ...

See the Sierra in a different way

Get to know the Sierra Nevada more intimately through the words of more than 75 observers of the majestic mountains. “The Illuminated Landscape, A Sierra Nevada Anthology,” is ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Dec. 30, 1960 Issue) The board of trustees of the Placer Joint Union High School District passed a motion to ask voters to approve a 52-cent override tax for a peri ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 7, 1960 Issue) Walt Doring was one of the lucky ones to get a deer on the opening day of hunting season. He shot the 130 pound, 3-point buck in the Darling Rid ...

Sierra College offering course on the Sierra Nevada

A popular course at Sierra College, an interdisciplinary class on The Sierra Nevada, is being presented this fall. Interdisciplinary 6 is a broad overview of John Muir’s “Rang ...

Book celebrates Sierra Nevada

Sierra College has published an anthology on the Sierra Nevada entitled "The Illuminated Landscape: A Sierra Nevada Anthology." The book of essays, poetry and stories was edited by ...

Golden Eagles soar into Hall of Fame

Del Oro High honored its first sports stars on Sunday, celebrating the 1960s and 70s at the inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Past and present athletes, students, ...

Placer Land Trust to hold dinner in Loomis

High-Hand Nursery in Loomis will be the site of a fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, during which the Placer Land Trust will present Joe Medeiros with the Placer Conse ...