Granite Bay

Hangin' with coach Cooper: Granite Bay's state champion football coach gets ready for 2014 season

  Ernie Cooper didn't hesitate. When asked how much he missed coaching football, one-to-10, his answer came like a quarterback snap. "10, without question,” ...

Granite Bay’s Thompson happy to be home with Sacramento Republic FC

In a normal world, Tommy Thompson would be hanging out at Folsom Lake, soaking up rays and reminiscing with friends in what should be his last summer home after high school at Gran ...

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 ...

Whitney stays undefeated with 3-0 win over Antelope

ANTELOPE – The Whitney High boys volleyball team has been dominant since Capital Athletic League play began, bolstering a perfect 10-0 league record entering Thursday night&r ...

Cooperative Extension aims to teach beginning farmers the ropes

Whether driven by an idyllic view of working with the land or a commitment to the local food movement, farming in the Sierra foothills is attracting smart and passionate adherents. ...

Capital campaign underway for Zafia’s Family House

A promise two parents made to fulfill their daughter’s dying wish is almost within their grasp, as they attempt to build a house for families of loved ones with illnesses and ...

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

For local family, Olympic memories are golden

After attending the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Don Whitaker of Meadow Vista decided to take his two grandsons to Sochi to experience the 2014 Olympic Games. Whitaker and his ...