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Cinderella story: Placer High musical up for 14 Elly Awards

Placer High School’s spring musical of “Into the Woods” is nominated for 14 Elly Awards. The awards will be handed out Sunday in Sacramento by the Sacramento Area Regional T ...

Woodcreek, Granite Bay loom as league contenders

In past years, the Kendall Arnett basketball tournament in Auburn served as a final tune-up for the Del Oro High boys teams as the Golden Eagles readied themselves for the start of ...

Pairings released for 68th Kendall Arnett

The pairings have been released for next week’s 68th edition of the Kendall Arnett boys basketball tournament as hosted by Placer High in Auburn. Eight teams — all holdovers f ...

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 ...

SoCal crash with suspected drunken driver takes life of former Auburn resident

Instead of marking Scott Francis Farinha’s 46th birthday this week, a well-known Auburn-area family is mourning his death in a San Bernardino County crash involving a drunken dri ...

Wrong-way driver blamed for double-fatal I-80 crash at Newcastle

Two people are dead after a two-car crash early today on Interstate 80 at Newcastle that the California Highway Patrol is blaming on a wrong-way driver. The wrong-way driver has be ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

Hospitalizations of H1N1 flu patients are up in Placer County as health officials continue a school vaccine program to fight the spread of the disease among the young. A total of ...

Del Oro boys squeeze past Bear River in Arnett opener

Del Oro High School’s boys varsity basketball team opened the 67th Kendall Arnett Tournament Monday night, Dec. 29, with an exciting 65-63 win over Bear River. Senior guard Brian ...