California

Granite Bay organization earns $78,000 grant

Granite Bay-based A Touch of Understanding recently received a $78,156 grant from State Farm. The nonprofit organization supports youth-led disability awareness for local schools ...

Ask the DMV: Want to pass that driving test? Check out YouTube

Q: My son saw a series of videos at school that showed the most common reasons why people fail the drive test. She said the DMV produced them. Are they available online? A: Yes &m ...

Cole joins Flake in Cal Wrestling HOF

Newcastle resident and former Del Oro High wrestling coach Steve Cole was inducted into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame last weekend in Sacramento joining longtime Placer coa ...

Updated: Woman plunges from Auburn building onto car

A woman who minutes before had said she wanted to go to heaven plummeted Thursday from the roof of a building in Downtown Auburn, landing on a car. The woman's fall was witnessed b ...

Cooley Middle School students named to state honor bands

The California Band Directors Association recently announced the names of the students selected to be members of the 2009 California Honor Bands. Cooley Middle School students Chr ...