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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 ...

Baldwin makes an immediate impact with Warriors

Hannah Baldwin can’t call herself a starter for the William Jessup University volleyball team just yet. Still, the freshman out of Colfax High has been a major contributor to wh ...

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 ...

Economic rebound plans include tourism strategy for Placer County, Auburn

Hernan Garcia may not know it but he’s the face of Auburn’s tourism future. The Cali, Colombia resident is visiting California for the first time. His travels have taken him t ...

Rare snow in Auburn as storm moves through

A rare convergence of cold and precipitation Friday dropped an inch of snow on Auburn, shutting schools and turning the foothills into a temporary winter wonderland. By late after ...

Pioneer Valley League spring standings as of April 29

2009 Pioneer Valley League baseball standings (as of Wednesday, April 29, 2009)     League games Overall Placer 8-2 14-7 ...

Full day of great basketball matchups today in Loomis

The Common Good Classic feast of basketball got underway with a bang on Friday night with wins by the first two Sierra Foothill League teams to hit the floor. Led by 28 points fro ...

‘Little Red’ shines bright at Autorama

After the urging of his friends, Colfax resident Dale Turnage entered his red 1929 Ford Model A roadster pickup named Little Red into the 2008 Sacramento Autorama last weekend wh ...