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Frosh-soph girls win Thunder meet

Del Oro’s girls frosh-soph track team mustered up 91 points to win its division at last week’s Thunder Invitational meet hosted by Rocklin High. Leading the way for the Del Or ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Agriculture tour grows awareness for education programs

A small but thriving farm got a visit last week by decision makers from throughout the area. “Growing … The Next Generation” was the theme for this year’s Placer County Agr ...

Griffith Quarry, Placer museums in need of volunteers

Volunteer opportunities abound at all Placer County museums. Locations include the Griffith Quarry Museum in Penryn; the Placer County Museum, the Bernhard Museum Complex, and the ...

Grant funds animal programs

Free spaying and neutering are available for cats and dogs belonging to low-income residents in Placer County. The program is made possible by a grant from the Placer County Animal ...

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 ...

Hometown News

Del Oro grad completes basic training Air Force Airman Jaklyn I. Macauley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.. The 2007 Del Oro ...

Zorro slices through the Silver Screen

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues Saturday, July 3, with "The Mark of Zorro," from 1940. The black-and-white film will be shown at 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. in the Beecher ...

Stay safe by looking out for yourself, others

I recently had the misfortune of being at the hospital to visit a friend who had been hit by a car and critically injured. As I left the hospital I was contemplating how a person ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (June 24, 1960 Issue) Trustees from the Placer Joint Union High School District adopted an operating budget for the 1960-61 school year that included $234,498.62 to op ...

Oil gluttony kills innocents

If we continue our addiction to oil, we will kill the environment. Innocent animals are dying for our mistake. If we are killing animals for oil, what will happen next? Will we kil ...

Help the environment

A lot of people think that the water that goes down our storm drains will go to a water treatment plant to be cleaned. Not true! We have two separate systems. The water that we put ...

Documentary of 442nd Regimental Combat Team screens June 24

“Valor with Honor” will be screened at 4 and 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the State Theatre in Auburn. The documentary film is based on over 35 interviews of veterans of the 44 ...

Elementary school graduates ready for high school

Eighth-graders from six local elementary schools have been graduated and are now the Del Oro High School Class of 2014. “They’ll make Del Oro a better place, they’re a fun, c ...

Loomis Basin Relay for Life seeks volunteers, teams

Volunteers and teams are being recruited for the first American Cancer Society Relay For Life in the Loomis Basin. Organizers will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at th ...