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Ex-congressman John Doolittle steps into new lobbying role

Former U.S. Rep. John Doolittle has returned to Washington, D.C.’s Beltway – this time as a lobbyist. But his heart’s still in Placer County and – with homes in both Rosev ...

Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...

CIF releases basketball state tourney brackets

The CIF released the brackets for the state high school basketball tournaments Sunday with some interesting matchups all around. In boys Division II, a 12-team Nor Cal bracket h ...

Colfax boys roll past Roseville, 68-33

The Colfax High boys basketball team crushed Roseville 68-33 in its final tuneup before Pioneer Valley League play begins Wednesday. Junior Ben Buell and senior Justin Witt scored ...

Granite Bay girls outlast Colfax at Folsom tourney

A fast-paced up-and-down game turned into a tight defensive struggle as the Granite Bay High girls basketball team held off a tough Colfax team Tuesday night. The Grizzlies won ...

Tigers knock off Colfax, pull record even at 1-1

A 16-7 third-quarter spurt allowed the Roseville High girls basketball team to surge to a 48-41 win over Colfax Saturday at Moeller Gym. The Tigers were down 23-20 at the break ...

Impressive candidates for Placer Sports Athlete of the Week

With 52 percent of the nearly 400 votes cast, Del Oro running back Bryce Pratt was the inaugural winner of our Placer Sports’ Athlete of the Week last week. The 6-foot, 195-p ...

Which football team will return to the postseason?

With the new week comes a new poll question at our comprehensive regional sports Web site, placersports.com. Gold Country Media has recently launched Placer Sports as a one-stop s ...

Woodcreek, Granite Bay drop Foundation Games

Woodcreek struggled to get its game going Thursday night, dropping a three-game match to Colfax 25-17, 25-15, 25-15. “Our team is young but very eager to learn,” said Woodcree ...

Woodcreek blanks Colfax in regional soccer showdown

The Woodcreek High varsity soccer team leveled its record at 1-1 Tuesday night with a 4-0 win over Colfax under the lights at Woodcreek Stadium. Tyler Crandall put the Timberwol ...