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Placer County is little-known buffalo country

Jed Hammon’s home is where the buffalo roam. And that home happens to be on a hillside spread in Placer County, between Auburn and Lincoln. The sound of thundering buffalo hoov ...

Buyouts pay executives in Placer County to leave

Gold-plated giveaway of taxpayer dollars? Or fair compensation for an early departure from a high-level and high-risk post that hinges on the whims of a politically sensitive boa ...

Media Life: New Auburn YouTube moments feature Balloon Boy song, rockabilly vampire

Former Auburnite Devlin Murphy is taking the whole “Balloon Boy” phenomenon to new musical heights. Murphy, a songwriter and Placer High grad now based out of North Hollywood, ...

Smoky says: Auburn’s cooling trend to get weekend revisit

Auburn experienced a taste of autumn to come Tuesday – with colder weather moving in and a sprinkle of rain falling in the morning. Torrid temperatures had been hanging on throu ...

Media Life: Placer County products are Emmy nominees for “Deadliest Catch”

“Deadliest Catch” has netted another Emmy nomination for cinematography, which means Placer County products Todd and Doug Stanley are up for a second win. The brothers – Tod ...

Auburn juniors go down

By Journal Sports Staff Two hard-throwing, crafty pitchers dueled Wednesday night in Rocklin in the District 11, Area 1 Little League Junior tournament. Auburn’s Jake Lewis wa ...

Koerner's repeat worth the wait

Hal Koerner didn’t hear footsteps Saturday afternoon when he was chugging through Main Street in Foresthill. Whether it was the Allman Brothers blaring on his headphones or the c ...

Auburn Giants drop opener

Jacob Erickson made the Auburn Giants’ visit to the Tournament of Champions a brief one Wednesday night at Beggs Field. Erickson struck out 13 of the 20 batters he faced and add ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...

Make like the Fonz to fight the swine flu

Handshakes are on their way out as swine flu concerns mount. At least temporarily. Instead, health-conscious Placer County residents may want to channel their inner Fonz. A thumb ...