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Meadow Vista's Winchester golf greens shut down after chemical kill

The 18-hole Winchester Country Club golf course is closed for play after a mix-up in chemicals resulted in a grass kill on its putting greens. ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance ...

Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Media Life: Embattled “Duck Dynasty” star gets Placer Facebook boost

“Duck Dynasty” co-star Phil Robertson is back in the spotlight this week, with a big boost from a Placer County resident who led the Facebook campaign to keep Wacky Phi ...

Media Life: Filmmaker, Auburn start 2014 off right for struggling Haitian town

It was a special night in May for Placer High School alumni Brandon Vedder. Equally, it was a special night in two communities divided by geography but united in a common goal. Ve ...

Media Life: Major Philly exhibition for Placer-grown artist

Before his death seven years ago at 41, Jason Rhoades created a body of work that startles, challenges preconceptions, amuses and sparks awe. Now, after years of critical acclaim ...

Student effort replaces Placer High’s tattered Old Glory

Torn and bedraggled, Placer High School’s flag has been replaced by students concerned about the state of Old Glory on the campus flagpole. Cooper Landram, 15, noticed the s ...

Media Life: Placer High all-class reunion plans heating up

Cause for celebration? Wednesday will mark “National Parental Freedom Day” in many Auburn homes -- or back-to-school day, as it’s more traditionally known for the ...

Lincoln High football vs. Placer

A photo of Lincoln High football player No. 21 was incorrectly identified as Freddy Aliano in the Oct. 25 sports section of the News Messenger. The player in the photo should have ...

Wild weather plays havoc with PVL soccer matches

Monday’s blast of unsettled weather that hit the foothills area also had a big impact on the Pioneer Valley League soccer matches that were played that afternoon. At Lake of the ...