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Loomis community members ‘Go the Distance’

How far will you go? The Loomis community showed that they would “Go the Distance.” On May 13 to May 14, nearly 2,000 participants in the Go the Distance 24- hour rela ...

Memorial Day observance May 30 at Del Oro is a tradition among students

Memorial Day is easily celebrated by all ages in Loomis. On May 30, hundreds of residents will attend the 16th annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Del Oro High School, according to or ...

Sacrifice

Sacrifice Ohio, 1863 The Captain stands upon the plain, in cold mist and falling rain. His legs feel weak, his stomach churns:  the wound from Gettysburg still burns. He k ...

Ag officials work to increase awareness of citrus-killing insect

    It’s a small insect the size of a grain of rice that by itself is fairly innocuous. But the Asia ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 26

Thursday, May 26 How to promote a business on Google is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Free. Sponsored by the Loomis Basin Chamb ...

Placer deputies bust giant 20,000-plant Gold Run pot grow

A huge plantation of 20,000 marijuana plants in Gold Run is now history after discovery and eradication of its multi-million-dollar crop by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

Haves, have-nots in Placer supes election funding

The haves and the have-nots turn out to be the incumbents and the challengers in Auburn-area Board of Supervisors races. As June 7 election day approaches, sitting Supervisors Jim ...

Renaissance Redux: faire returns to E.V. Cain after six queenless years

The students at E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School didn’t just study the Renaissance this year, they lived it.  During a day-long event at the campus, they learned the ...

Prepare now for wildfires

  As I rode my horse through the Auburn State Recreation Area last weekend, I couldn’t help but look out and see the rushing American River flow through the green canyo ...

Auburn Ravine salmon spawn run could move closer to Auburn

Another six miles of Auburn Ravine between Auburn and Lincoln could be opened to more salmon and steelhead trout passage as a result of a project now being developed by the Nevada ...

“Stellar” April for Placer, region new-home sales

New homes are hot. Just ask the head of the Roseville-based North State Building Industry Association about the sizzle that led to 470 sales regionally in April – up from 43 ...

Dennis wins Amgen Tour's Folsom time trial, Team Twenty16 champion of women's race

With a blistering time of 24 minutes, 16 seconds, Australian Rohan Dennis rode to victory in the Amgen Tour of California’s Folsom time trial on Friday. On a cloudy day with ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Worst Villains

Placer County has had its share of crime and criminals, but who are the baddest of the bad guys? This Top 5 list provides a glimpse into some of the most heinous crimes committed ...

Uneasy riders: Veterans on Auburn-to-D.C. pilgrimage of respect

The purpose may be lost on some as the two dozen motorcycle riders rumble by. Perhaps the presence of Old Glory rippling in the turbulence and the reverberation of the thunderous ...

Annual Chillin' and Grillin' barbecue set for Saturday

The Boys and Girls Club will hold its annual Chillin’ and Grillin’ barbecue on Saturday. The Downtown Auburn campus will be transformed into an outdoor event venue tha ...