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Record Setting Cold in Northern California

Record Setting Cold in Northern California

A record cold snap continued across Northern California on Sunday, including more below-zero temperature readings, according to the LA Times. According to the National Weather Service, it was actually colder in Alturas, Calif., the seat of Modoc County in the far northeastern corner California, than it was in Barrow, Alaska,…

A Placer County Candidate for Senate: Exclusive Announcement

A Placer County Candidate for Senate:  Exclusive Announcement

Kathryn Holt has sent her “Letter of Intent” to the United States Secretary of Senate declaring her candidacy for the position of Senator, representing the people of State of California. The first official announcement of the campaign was broadcast live on AM 950 KAHI, Monday, November 30, 2015. Listen to…

Hillmen Head To Modesto in Division III Championship

Hillmen Head To Modesto in Division III Championship

Friday Night Football in the Foothills is heating up tonight!  At the HillmenFootball.org site, Erik Egan writes:  Following their 65-52 victory last week against previously undefeated Patterson, the Hillmen (12-0) continue their playoff quest tonight with a showdown against top-seeded and also undefeated Central Catholic (12-0), with a birth in…

Fishing Gear Stolen From Wounded Warriors Project

Fishing Gear Stolen From Wounded Warriors Project

  A railroad boxcar containing fly fishing equipment was robbed last weekend.  It is especially tragic, because the gear is used to help Wounded Warriors get out and enjoy some therapeutic fishing in Northern California’s rivers. On November 21, a maintenance worker for the Horseshoe Bar Preserve found the Mosquito…

Del Oro Pool Gets Approval: Groundbreaking December 1, 2015

Del Oro Pool Gets Approval:  Groundbreaking December 1, 2015

    Students, faculty, staff and supporters have a lot to be thankful for this holiday, with the approval of a highly anticipated aquatic center.  The new Del Oro Pool construction plans were approved by the Placer Union High School District, and announced this week. There will be a groundbreaking…

California’s Unemployment Rate Dropped

California’s Unemployment Rate Dropped

In a new report from the Employment Development Department of California, unemployment numbers have dropped. October’s numbers show a decrease from 5.9 percent to 5.8 percent in the state.  Nonfarm payroll jobs increased by over 41,000 during the month for a total gain of over 2 million jobs since the…

Auburn Concert Band “Bouncing Back” From Embezzlement Scandal

Auburn Concert Band “Bouncing Back” From Embezzlement Scandal

Area musicians were the target of an embezzlement scandal, that cost the Auburn Concert Band’s parent organization, the Sacramento Valley Symphonic Association approximately $80,000.  But, the band plays on. Their tenacity and willingness to continue through the tragic loss has strengthened the group, and has brought much needed awareness to…

Webpage Facilitates Patient Information at Chapa-De Indian Health

Webpage Facilitates Patient Information at Chapa-De Indian Health

On Saturday, November 21, 2015, Chapa-De Indian Health announced the launch of its newly updated website.  The new page will be providing patients with improved information gathering, enriched functionality and the ability to receive regular updates and notifications about important healthcare news and providers. Earlier this fall, the Board of Directors…

South Placer is Poised For Growth & Perhaps An Increased Tax

South Placer is Poised For Growth & Perhaps An Increased Tax

  Southern Placer County is a job center just waiting to happen, this according to RocklinToday.com this weekend.  The region has the second most educated population in the state and a job growth rate double the rest of the region. Currently known as the Sunset Industrial area, Placer County is…

Snow Storm Approaching Sierra Foothills

Snow Storm Approaching Sierra Foothills

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Sierra foothills and the Sierra Nevada, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning. The next winter storm will move into the region tomorrow.  Northern California will experience the coldest storm of the year so far, the…