Foresthill

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

Foresthill erupts late to run past Roseville’s Valley Christian in SMAL football opener

NORTH HIGHLANDS — The appearance of Roseville High transfer Casey DeMello in a Valley Christian Academy football uniform provided some early excitement after his three-play t ...

Missing Modesto runner found alive near Foresthill

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that search and rescue crews have found Modesto runner, Robert Root, today after he was reported missing Sunday near Foresthi ...

Update: Search in snow for missing Modesto trail runner near Michigan Bluff

A search for a trail runner who became separated from his endurance-training group and lost near Michigan Bluff Sunday morning was continuing today in the snow. A Placer County Sh ...

Foresthill seeking more biomass energy plant answers

The mountain community of Foresthill, 17 miles east of Auburn, will take another look Wednesday at the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant. Robyn Husman ...

Placer, Del Oro, Foresthill, Colfax high schools in region’s SAT Top 25

Call it a cluster of brainpower. Or maybe it’s about developing ways to bring that brainpower to the surface. The latest rankings are in for Scholastic Aptitude Test result ...

Feeding American Fire firefighters is large-scale operation

  1,700 pounds of chicken, pork and beef. 2,600 eggs. 150 pounds of coffee. Those are the consumption numbers in an average day as massive amounts of food and beverages ar ...

American Fire effort aims for containment Thursday

The American Fire in the Tahoe National Forest northeast of Foresthill is expected to be fully contained by Thursday. Favorable weather conditions, coupled with hard work by fire ...

Slow, steady work on American Fire past Foresthill

  Firefighters were making steady progress Monday corralling the stubbornly persistent American Fire in steep, heavily wooded timberland northeast of Foresthill.  The b ...

American Fire concerns generate biomass energy plant interest in Foresthill

FORESTHILL -- Seen as a way to curtail the threat of fire in Foresthill, the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant in the community is gaining traction. T ...