Foresthill

UPDATE: Suicidal man taken into custody

Update, 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 The man who was holed up in his home in Foresthill is in custody and Foresthill Road is open to traffic. The man, who had access to a small ha ...

Update: Steven Wolf was man in SUV

Update 10:00 a.m., March 10: This story has been updated to include the name of the man in the SUV, which was released by Placer County Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal Thursday. &nb ...

Auburn-area football results, scores around the region: Placer closes regular season 10-0 - Del Oro reaches playoffs by beating Granite Bay

Editor’s note: For full stories, statistics, JV and freshmen results, interviews and photos from Auburn-area Friday night football, grab Sunday’s print edition of the A ...

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 ...

Week 9 Auburn-area prep football previews

With the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs on the horizon, regular season ending games the next two weekends will play pivotal roles in area prep football teams’ bids to reach ...

Week 8 prep football results, scores around the region: Placer tops Bear River in battle of undefeated teams

Placer 26, Bear River 14 The Hillmen overcame a 14-13 fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and overcame a tenacious Bruin defense in Lak ...

Week four football results, scores around the region: Placer outlasts Vista del Lago while Bear River downs Escalon

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the full story, interviews, stats and stars of the week, grab Sunday’s print edition of the Auburn Journal Placer 42, Vista del Lago 39 The Hillmen ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

William Jessup signs two for cross-country and track and field

Foresthill High School’s Kayden Zoller has signed to run cross-country and track and field with the Warriors. “WJU found me,” Zoller said. “Coach Jacob Ryd ...

Pirates beat Padres for Lincoln AAA crown

The Lincoln Little League Minors Pirates defeated the Padres 10-0 Saturday to claim the league’s postseason tournament championship. The Bucs now enter the District 11 AAA T ...

Western Sierra basketball takes over top spots in conference

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team hammered Trinity Prep 52-17 Friday to take over the top spot in the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference. The Crusaders ...

Foresthill seeking more biomass energy plant answers

The mountain community of Foresthill, 17 miles east of Auburn, will take another look Wednesday at the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant. Robyn Husman ...

Placer, Del Oro, Foresthill, Colfax high schools in region’s SAT Top 25

Call it a cluster of brainpower. Or maybe it’s about developing ways to bring that brainpower to the surface. The latest rankings are in for Scholastic Aptitude Test result ...