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PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

PVL coaches give Placer the edge in football chase

That loud crashing sound you heard back in mid-September when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s realignment “Watch List” committee voted 5-2 to keep Placer and Mira L ...

Lincoln varsity second at cross-country meet No. 1 Pioneer Valley League

On a cool day in Colfax, the Lincoln High boys and girls cross-country teams both ran to a second-place finish in Pioneer Valley League Meet No. 1 Sept. 16. The Fighting Zebras&rs ...

PVL Track and Field Tournament results: Placer dominates team scores

The historic track and field program made famous by the likes of Lindsay Hyatt-Barr, Stacy Dragila, Ron Hyatt and Ralph LeFebvre has another accolade for the trophy case. By attac ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

PVL basketball preview: Placer girls could win it all

A year ago the Bear River Bruins went wire-to-wire in winning the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball championship. Led by a talented senior-laden line-up, the Bruins went 9-1 i ...

PVL basketball preview: Boys race is wide open

Which boys basketball team will rule the Pioneer Valley League? Placer coach Mark Lee likes Foothill. Lincoln’s Robert Ash likes Placer and Foothill’s Drew Hibbs likes ...

William Jessup University's Desmond Floyd

SCHOOL:  William Jessup University GRADE:  Junior SPORT:  Basketball Coming to Rocklin to play center for the William Jessup University men’s basketball tea ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Playoffs in sight as Lincoln baseball sweeps Foothill

ROSEVILLE – The Lincoln High baseball team participated in the Rally Factory Tournament at Oakmont High School to stay sharp during spring break. The Fighting Zebras opened ...

The races are tightening up

With a little more than a week remaining before the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoff seeding is decided, the races for Pioneer Valley League titles are coming down to the proverbial ...

Lincoln improves to 4-1 with win over Placer

The Lincoln High School boys soccer team defeated Placer 2-1 Tuesday to stay hot on the heels of Pioneer Valley League leader Center, trailing by just a half game. The Fighting Ze ...

Saving Shelly night at Lincoln football Oct. 1

A Saving Shelly night will be held in conjunction with the Center vs. Lincoln high school football game scheduled at Edward Alexander Grey Sports Complex Oct. 11. Shelly Hoover, f ...

Lincoln JV baseball undefeated in league play

Placer’s and Bear River’s junior varsity squads are the only Pioneer Valley League teams to have threatened Lincoln High’s JV baseball team in league play this se ...