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Placer High alumni plan picnic

A picnic for 1940s graduates of Placer High School in Auburn is planned for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Auburn Recreation Park. All 1940s alumni and guests have been in ...

Fallen soldier from Applegate to be honored with Tahoe National Forest trail dedication

Applegate’s Joshua Hardt died last October serving his country in Afghanistan. Back home, he had loved the Sierra outdoors. On Memorial Day, his country will remember his sacri ...

'Laramie Project' on Auburn stage

A local production of the drama “The Laramie Project” can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 21 through 22, at Placer High School in Auburn. The site is the Dungeo ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Golden Eagles fly away with Arnett championship

Del Oro High School Golden Eagles Aaron Hendricks, Remi Barry, Chris Ross, Luke Cochran, Garrett Penney, Chris Konen, Spencer Butterfield, Quincy Shelby, Jon Root, Derek Ainsworth ...

Auburn a salmon haven? It's retired teacher Jack Sanchez' dream

Jack Sanchez calls salmon the earth’s canary in a coal mine. If the salmon disappear, Sanchez said he strongly believes that the human race will disappear along with them. And ...

War hero memorialized decades after World War II

Frank Law, Bob Hansen and Frank Fujita remember Paul Mazal well. Mazal’s classmates and friends recounted the amazing story of the World War II hero at the Loomis Basin Historica ...

Del Oro meets Bear River in Auburn today

Del Oro High School will play in the Kendall Arnett Tournament, which begins Monday, Dec. 29, at Placer High School’s Earl Crabbe Gym in Auburn. Del Oro’s basketball team will ...