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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 ...

Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, west of Roseville. Plans announced Thursday by the school call for ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

Placer County, Folsom wrestlers land spots on calgrappler.com state rankings

Tireless drilling, conditioning, sparring, weight-cutting and competing will whittle the state’s best prep wrestlers into 14 brackets divided by weight at the Rabobank Arena ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Placer County, Folsom volleyball stars finish second at Nationals

Libby Deters and Brooke Hershberger have outgrown the Golden State. The two incoming Granite Bay High seniors played pivotal roles for the Grizzlies’ girls volleyball team t ...

Placer, El Dorado authorities arrest five in burglary investigations

  Sheriff’s investigators have arrested five people after investigations into separate strings of burglaries in El Dorado and Placer counties. Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

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 ...