Granite Bay

H1 Hydros heat up the water at Folsom Lake

Thousands of sun-screened spectators braved 90-degree temperature to catch the excitement of Big Wake Weekend and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane races at Folsom Lake. The series features ...

Last H1 Unlimited Hydroplane winner at Folsom Lake returns for Big Wake Weekend

In 1967, Billy Schumacher won the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race at Folsom Lake. That was the last time the H1s raced there. Fast forward to this weekend, and Schumacher is back, th ...

36th annual Optimist softball all-star game is May 29 at Capital Christian

The Evening Optimist Club of Sacramento will hold the 36th annual High School Softball All-Star Game at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Capital Christian High School in Sacramento. Tickets co ...

State is starting what appears to be a hot fire season

It’s still spring, and major fires have broken out throughout the state, scorching thousands of acres. November and December were great winter-type months — good rain ...

Soto plans to expand football showcase/military tribute

Mark “Coach” Soto is stepping down and moving up at the same time. Soto on Sunday officially resigned as executive director of the Allegiant Battle for Veterans footba ...

Beddow makes it 3 for 3 to start season at speedway in Roseville

Jared Beddow ran his winning streak to three to start the season by taking the checkered flag in the Street Stock main event Saturday night at All American Speedway. Beddow, on th ...

Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high

Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...

Roseville speedway is kicking some new tires for 2013

ROSEVILLE — As much as professional sports can be counted on to trot out the same product with as little change as possible year after year — not that that’s a ba ...

Total Body Fitness to host Ice Breaker Triathlon, Ice Breaker Dash April 6 in Granite Bay

The Ice Breaker Triathlon with the Ice Breaker Dash will be held April 6 at Granite Beach in Granite Bay. The Total Body Fitness event features a run, bike, run duathlon and a swi ...

Local amateur baker makes TV appearance

Chris Luna was convinced he could do it. He had watched plenty of reality television cooking shows, and prides himself on being adept at jumping into something new and figuring it ...

Getting the rugby rush

After all these years of either participating in or writing about sports, I finally got my first introduction to the game of rugby. The Sierra Foothill Rugby Club boys varsity hos ...

Check the wildlife code before you sell or trade that trophy mount

Mounted deer heads. Moose. Elk. A largemouth bass appearing to be in its natural habitat. Two quail or ducks, geese, pheasants and so many others can be beautifully mounted and pro ...

Now is the time to replace — and properly dispose of — your fishing line

For as long as there’s been fishing line, it has been discarded along the waterways. Before the invention of monofilament lines, anglers used cotton-type line. It didn&rsquo ...

Sterile trout being planted in state waters

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has had numerous lawsuits filed against it over the years challenging the policy of its trout-planting program. The focal point of most suits i ...

Waterfowl hunting season mostly over in north state — with disappointing results

Last year’s waterfowl season found hunters scratching their heads wondering what happened to the weather. It was tough hunting due to the lack of foul weather that can make w ...