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Woodcreek names Stowers new football coach

Woodcreek High School on Wednesday morning announced the hiring of Jason Stowers as its new varsity football coach. In nine years with Colfax, Stowers was defensive coordinator/sp ...

Oakmont, Roseville, Woodcreek unbeaten on first day of softball TOC

Oakmont, Roseville and Woodcreek high schools combined to go 4-0 on the first day of the Victory Pre-Season TOC. Playing at the Sacramento Softball Complex, Oakmont defeated Fairf ...

Roseville hammers three foes, wins basketball tourney

Roseville High School is focusing on defense as the boys basketball season is beginning, and while it overwhelmed three opponents last weekend, it also led to big point totals and ...

Country needs a new 'direction'

I am concerned with the direction our country and leader are taking us. We no longer are safe or respected. We need a change; we need someone who knows how to lead. We need a perso ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Robbers Fire containment rises to 80 percent

UPDATE: 6 P.M. JULY 19 - Containment efforts on the Robbers Fire moved closer Thursday. Cal Fire reported 80 percent containment – up from 70 percent Wednesday evening. Full ...

Gratitude replaces fear as Foresthill-area Robbers Fire evacuees go home

UPDATE: 3:55 P.M. JULY 18 - Evacuees in some areas of the Robbers Fire zone were returning to their homes Wednesday, ending a weeklong ordeal. And the first task for many was clear ...

Cal Fire:Robbers Fire containment could come Saturday

UPDATE: 7:10 P.M. JULY 17 - Robbers Fire defense lines were holding through Tuesday and Cal Fire was reporting the stubborn blaze could be bottled up by the weekend. Cloudy sk ...

Wind direction shift could spell Robbers Fire trouble

UPDATE 8:40 A.M. July 17- A stubborn wildfire burning in the canyons between Foresthill and Colfax had grown to 2,650 acres by Tuesday and Cal Fire was digging in for a shift ...

Robbers Fire spreads to 1,157 acres between Colfax, Foresthill

UPDATE 7:40 A.M. JULY 13 - A small army of firefighters was working on the ground and in the air to rein in the wind-whipped Robbers Fire late Thursday in densely wooded canyo ...