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History photo book underway

Local historian and former Meadow Vista Volunteer of the Year, George Lay is teaming up with former Colfax High School publications instructor Rick Brown in preparing a history pho ...

Auburn’s Conservation Corps in big fire war

Auburn’s firefighting force at big fires is being augmented by a youthful brigade of 60 men and women from Christian Valley’s California Conservation Corps. With full- ...

Nature Power: Wilderness experience draws young, old to Placer Nature Center

Who knows when that green light will suddenly click on in an intense moment of compassion for a bigger world than the one wandered in wonder by a child? It could be the chill of a ...

Two sisters reunite for first time 65 years after adoption separation

In the rain and the front yard of a Christian Valley home, amidst the hugs, sobs and tears of joy, a 65-year journey of uncertainty and searching came to an end and a new journey b ...

Concerns, questions greet plan for Christian Valley water-rate rise

Faced with a proposal to raise monthly water rates from $24.50 to $45.58 and even more in the future, Christian Valley Park Community Services District customers turned out in forc ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...

Christian Valley showdown percolating over proposed water-bill boost

A proposal to raise the cost of water for the 650 customers of Christian Valley Park Community Services District near Auburn will get a public airing in March, and opposition is al ...

Two City Council seats up for grabs

It?s not just the U.S. president?s office that?s up for election this year. Throughout Placer County, there are 180 boards, districts and agencies that have open seats that must be ...

Colfax woman helps decorate White House for holidays

“She’s a rock star.” That’s how Sarah Acrich, of Colfax, describes First Lady Michelle Obama. Acrich was part of a team of 130 volunteers who helped decorate the White Hou ...

Family’s 'dream home' up in smoke in Christian Valley blaze

A fire today in the Christian Valley area north of Auburn not only damaged a family’s house, it also punctured their dreams. Flames swept through a rear deck and moved through m ...