wildfires

State fires will affect some hunting opportunities

With storm systems coming from the south, lightning strikes have produced fire after fire throughout the north state this summer. Tens of thousands of acres have been affected.Whil ...

Foresthill High plays tribute to Penryn family's son, Pliny

His classmates, teammates, coach and friends at Foresthill High School have not forgotten Pliny Oscar Murphy IV. The 20-year-old died July 25, 2010 after jumping off rocks into the ...

Del Oro cruises past another challenger

The Del Oro High girls basketball team expected a tough challenge from a Division I power Saturday afternoon. They got another huge blowout, crushing Kennedy 65-26 in Loomis.The Go ...

How to be safe and prepare for a wildfire

As temperatures heat up and grass and brush dry out, wildfires can be a significant threat in the Loomis Basin. The best way to protect your property and home from wildfires is pre ...

Reduce fire risks by working together

You don’t need a reminder these days about the threat of wildfires. Unfortunately, the natural beauty that attracts people to Placer County can also be a tremendous threat if we ...