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Reminder: Nelson Lane Traffic switch this Friday, Aug. 1

Nelson Lane traffic will be moved off the current road and onto the new northbound roadway in the early morning of Friday, Aug. 1. There will be two-way traffic on this new alignme ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Office offers free identity-theft prevention class

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Monday, Aug. 25 at the Auburn Justice Center.      &nbs ...

Caltrans and CHP warn drivers of maximum enforcement around construction work zones

Beginning this past Tuesday, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in acti ...

Auburn business owner ready to try Tevis Cup for first time

Dawn Tebbs loves a challenge. The 46-year-old Auburn business owner is in for one when she tests the 100-mile Tevis Cup for the first time. “Being a mother of four boys isn ...

Ace Foresthill trap shooter takes aim at bullying

Cheyenne Waldrop has taken a unique route in becoming a top gun shooter. The 17-year-old Foresthill resident, who is a senior-to-be at Del Oro High School and independently shoots ...

Tevis Cup: Foresthill woman seeks 1,000-mile buckle while riding with son

For Peg Murphy-Hackley, this moment has been a work in progress since the 1970s. The 54-year-old Foresthill equestrian endurance athlete has the opportunity at this year’s A ...

VIDEO: Preparing for Tevis Cup - Part 1

This 30-minute video on Tevis Cup takes a look at what it takes to prepare and succeed in finishing the Western States Trail Ride, which is set for Aug. 9. Riders have to cover the ...

Tevis Cup stalwart Mr. Potato Richardson goes back to his roots

Potato Richardson has been hosting international Tevis Cup riders at his ranch for decades, making equestrian endurance athletes’ dreams come true. “Over the years no ...

Former Del Oro football star Woods lands at Sierra College after being turned away by Marines

Since he was a sixth-grader, all Tanner Woods wanted was to be a Marine. He spoke animatedly about it. When the former Del Oro High football star was introduced as a recipient of ...

Local musicians bring ukulele classes to First Street students

Local musicians Ron Peck, Eva Quan and Bill Heinze grew up enjoying music in the classroom. Bells, recorders, shakers and other rhythm instruments were a regular part of their ele ...