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Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

EARLY GRIDDERS: Area recruits enjoy spring football practice with Sierra College

ROCKLIN — Utilizing the first program of its kind outside of the Bay Area, Sierra College is allowing 36 high school football recruits an opportunity to get familiar with its ...

Invited to the BIG DANCE: Colfax, Del Oro, Placer grads remember their dates with March Madness

The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins with today’s ‘first four’ games, sparking the fuse to light March Madness for 68 college teams across the c ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams battle for preseason success

Placer softball The Sacramento/Elk Grove Victory Tournament forced Placer to swallow defeats to D2 stalwarts Roseville (11-1) Casa Roble (4-3) Thursday. Raven Lewis singled and s ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams vie for success in early spring

Placer baseball Just one day after an emotional win over Colfax in conference play, The Hillmen slipped to a 4-0 defeat to Vanden at the home of the Sacramento River Cats, Raley F ...

Del Oro, Colfax, Placer skiers shine at 2015 state championships

The 2015 California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation’s State Championship at Mammoth Mountain gave way to tremendous accolades for prep skiers throughout Placer County l ...

MASTERS OF DESTINY: Del Oro wins section wrestling title in Stockton

STOCKTON — As medal winners at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Championships began to lumber toward the podium on center mat at the Stockton Arena, Del Oro co-head ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

Placer first, Colfax third in final Central II snowboarding standings

State or bust. The boys and girls of Placer High have collected nine total advancements to the state snowboarding championships and escaped Thursday’s California-Nevada Ski ...