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n The 10th annual Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer Golf Tournament to benefit the Keaton Raphael Memorial for Neuroblastoma is set for 8 a.m. Aug. 24 at The Ridge Golf Club, 2020 ...

Vegas on a budget

Although the adage is "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," Las Vegas virgins could use a few travel tips before heading to Sin City. How to get around There are a number of tran ...

They're baa-aack

Oakmont High School junior Michael Davis knows how to spot freshmen. But it's not their often-diminutive stature that gives them away. "Just look for the ones walking around in cir ...

Class dismissed

It might sound like a teenage ploy, but your high-school age children likely aren't pulling your leg when they tell you they get out of classes early once a week. A new program in ...

County tangled in Vineyard lawsuit

Placer County is under fire for its approval of the Placer Vineyard Specific Plan and the environmental impact it could have on the western side of the county. The Sierra Club and ...

Transportation agency schedules public forums

Officials with the Placer Country Transportation Planning Agency are hoping public forums will afford voters the chance to ask any questions they might have about major planned pro ...

Former editor, publisher Carmela Martin dies

As she looked back at her life, Carmela Martin told Gold Country News Service in June she felt "confident I did the best I could in all aspects of my life." Her friends and associa ...

These shoes have the write stuff

No one's ever asked 8-year-old Spencer Richard to write all over his shoes before - after all, isn't that how you ruin a perfectly good pair of kicks? - so he looked a little confu ...

Find a little sanctuary in Folsom

Tucked away behind City Hall in Folsom, there's a shaded area where you can hear the call of the wild. OK, so it's the cocka-doodle-doo of several roosters, but you hear it nonethe ...

Paranoia digs deep in 'The Invasion'

Have you ever felt like your family or your friends weren't who you thought they were? As if they'd changed overnight into someone you hardly knew? Most of us have felt that littl ...