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Meadow Vista event promotes youth music, art

The Collaboration of the Arts 2012 presents over 40 young artists, musicians, photographers, dancers and actors in a free community event of visual and performing arts. This fourt ...

Easter Bunny heading this way

Easter bonnets, instead of rain hats, should be the appropriate fashion for weekend activities. Saturday is predicted to be free of rain with mild temperatures – just the ticket ...

War experiences are still being felt

I was in the waiting room of the Auburn Veteran’s Administration’s health care clinic when a man came in. He was wearing a well-worn baseball cap with large white letters acros ...

Rainy days can't slow down Colfax

The first winter storm of the season arrived in the foothills Thursday night, bringing with it more than six inches over five days. In Colfax, a total of 6.63 inches of rain fell f ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO Dec. 27, 2001 – Area contractor Gary Todd donated $200 to begin restoration work on the old bell/siren tower. The tower was used for years to alert volunteers to a ...

Choral group hits high note with community

When Alta resident Janine Dexter looks into faces of Colla Voce choir members she sees more than medical professionals, teachers, wine makers and stay-at-home moms. She sees peopl ...

Distracted drivers pose real danger

Colfax High School students will learn about the dangers of distracted driving at a school assembly on Dec. 2. Colfax seniors Haley Biles, Patrick Cabrera and Savannah Newman organ ...

Kindergarteners honor family members with art

After visiting Oaxaca, Mexico for a Dia de los Muertos celebration, Sierra Hills Elementary School kindergarten teacher Cindy Tuisku decided to incorporate the holiday into a lesso ...

Two killed in crash attended Live Oak Waldorf School

Two of the three victims in the single-vehicle crash that occurred Oct. 20 in Applegate are connected to Live Oak Waldorf School, a private Applegate school that has 150 students i ...

Stepping forward to protect the community

The Placer Hills Fire Protection District is looking for a few good men and women who want to be at the forefront of helping others. Beginning next month, the fire district, which ...