Foresthill Community Cemetery will be holding their 26th Annual Fall Luminary Event on Saturday, October 31st. Story Telling and Treats will be available from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event allows for maintenance and continued operation of the cemetery. The cemetery is a Gold Rush era to modern…
I just saw a V of Sand Hill Cranes flying south and that triggers thoughts of fall, Halloween and spending time out in the cemetery on Church St., taking care of plots and pathways. I love doing this and the way the community comes out to help.
Foresthill Friendship Club is pleased to announce our recently elected new officers for 2021. President – Roberta Dunnicliff; Vice President – Sharee Gray; Secretary - Pam Kappelhof; Treasurer – Debbie Sanchez. Installation of 2021 officers will be at the Friendship Club’s annual Holiday l…
Foresthill High School FFA is looking for community members to help our program grow. We are starting a horse judging team this year. We are looking for a few things to help our team. We would like to find someone in the community that rides English and would not mind hosting 5 kids to teach…
Placer Resource Conservation District’s (Placer RCD) Chipper Program will resume services on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Although the program experienced a temporary pause this spring due to challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Placer RCD is grateful for the community’s patience and e…
In my July article, I stressed the importance of working together as a team to overcome the challenges…known and unknown…of the upcoming 2020-21 school year starting on Thursday, August 20. Though clouds of uncertainty still loom in the air, the uncertainty is now less than it was a month ag…
With everything going in the world today, there has never been a better time to remind ourselves about the wonderful benefits of being kind to each other. Random acts of kindness not only benefit the receiver but also have benefits for the giver. When we break it down, we can see the overal…
Get dolled up and join these gals for a Vintage Burlesque & Variety Show that supports hospitalized Veterans. The group works to recreate the bawdy fun of vaudevillian theaters so popular across America during and post-WWII.
Join Stand Up Placer and 3 Strands Global Foundation as we partner to bring you this exclusive film screening of "California's Forgotten Children" on January 25th at 6:00pm. A panel of experts will convene after the film to help answer questions about the important topic of Commercial Sexual…
It is an obscure fact that on average 3,200 instances of child abuse are reported each year in Placer County. Staggering, isn’t it? This time of year can be especially stressful for families caught in a cycle of despair, putting all at risk.
Kenneth Nathan Edward Varnum was welcomed to this world on August 19, 2018 by his joyous parents Jared Varnum and Marissa Herrin of Foresthill, CA. Kenneth weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and was born at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Grass Valley, CA. Kenneth is celebrated by his G…
I remember when my children were young I always thought that using free/reduced lunch was a burden to the school. What I have learned working at the school is, it is quite the opposite!
Registration will be from 8 - 9:30 am at Bob and Betty’s 160 Club at 160 Cleveland Ave. in Auburn with the final stop at The Foresthill Pool at Leroy Botts Memorial Park in Foresthill. For more information you can contact John Peters at Foresthill Racing Co. 530-906-1766.
The Andersons celebrated their 50th anniversary at Canyon View Assembly of God church where he was Senior Pastor for a total of 35 years and now serves as Associate Pastor with his son, Pastor Marc Anderson, who is Senior Pastor of Canyon View Assembly.
This summer, Foresthill resident, 17 year old David Burke became one of the youngest cadets to attain Civil Air Patrol’s highest achievement, the Spaatz award, with the rank of Cadet Colonel.
Elizabeth Alysha Wetzel, a 2011 graduate of Foresthill High School, recently graduated with her Bachelor’s degree (Cum Laude) in Forensic Psychology from Tiffin University in Ohio.
Dr Blaise DeSouza, MD, who owns and operates the Foresthill Medical Center located at 23000 Foresthill Road is being recognized the Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP) group for "Excellence in Patient Satisfaction" as a result of high scores in patient surveys.
Foresthill resident Steve Cannizzaro was sworn in as Area One, Department of California American Legion Vice Commander on June 28 in Ontario , California. His duties involve overseeing the functions of all Seven Districts and 93 Legion Posts in Northern California. Steve looks forward to a p…
Victoria Anne Wetzel, a 2010 graduate of Foresthill High School, recently graduated Cum Laude from Tiffin University in Ohio on May 2, 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government Studies and National Security.
Foresthill K-8 graduate Joe Raymond, who attends and is about to graduate from Del Oro High School in Loomis, has accepted both an academic and athletic scholarship to attend Dixie State University in St. George Utah, beginning this fall.
Shannon Connelly of Foresthill was recently honored for academic excellence when she was named to the “Chancellor’s List” at Chapman University in Orange, California for the Fall 2014 Semester.
Lieutenant Matt Bowers was awarded with the Foresthill Fire Protection District Firefighter of the Year award by the Auburn Elks #1691 recently. Matt is an Engineer and a EMT. "He has done a great job for the community this year" said FFPD Board Member Chris Reams. "We owe him thanks for is …
Navy Seaman Recruit Aaron N. Abel, son of Robert F. Abel of Roseville, Calif. and Shaanon M. Mahoney of Foresthill, Calif. recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Christina Costley, 36, who grew up in Foresthill and attended Foresthill schools (FHDMS class of 1992) has been recognized in the Los Angeles/San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 20 under 40” listing of California lawyers.
Courtney Gomes, daughter of Gary and Lisa Gomes of Foresthill, and Sean Willoughby, son of Rick and Tamara Willoughby of Applegate, were married with close family and friends in attendance on December 28, 2013 in Auburn, California. Courtney’s friends Kayla Lipsmeyer and Ashlee Gomes were br…
Many in the Foresthill community wondered if Tommie Carol Mobley and Lawrence A. Jordan would ever get around to ‘tying the knot.’ and this past month those folks finally got their answer.
On June 6 The Odd Fellows Covenant Lodge #73 of Foresthill awarded our 10th Community Service Award to two Foresthill Divide Middle School students. I am pleased to say, that this year the award went out to Matt Irwin, and Dominique Bellotti. Congratulations on keeping the spirit of Foresthi…
Lindsay Arista and Kevin Arbaugh were married in a gorgeous private ceremony on November 24 in Applegate, California. Lindsay is the daughter of Ruben and Victoria Arista of Foresthill, and Kevin is the son of Joel and Cheryl Arbaugh of Colfax.
Paul and Carol Waechter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 1, with their family. Earlier in the summer, they celebrated the milestone event by traveling with their four sons and their families on a cruise to Alaska.
The Assistance League of Greater Placer is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that has been helping people in need in our community for over 20 years. Last year 263 members donated 42,214 service hours to support fourteen philanthropic programs that served over 13,000 children and adul…
Assistance League of Greater Placer members are celebrating a major milestone: Twenty five (25) years of caring and commitment to people of all ages in the greater Placer area. The organization was founded by Betty Crandell who served as the first president. She initially talked to her frien…
On June 9th the Senior class at Foresthill High School saw the end of yet another phase in their educational journey as they rose and accepted their High School Diplomas at Sebastian Stadium.
Foresthill Girl Scout troops celebrated another successful year with an Advancement Ceremony on June 7th in the barbeque area behind the Memorial Hall, attended by family and friends of the scouts.
For the Lions Scholarship competition, students were asked to answer the following questions: What were the driving forces behind your success as a student? What recommendations would you have for future students? Did you consider attending another High School besides Foresthill and did you…
This year Marian Housel-Watt of Premiere Elder Care, an elder care facility located in the Todd Valley development in Foresthill, made available the James R Housel Fine Arts Scholarship to students of Foresthill High School to honor her father James.
Mrs. Ella Surratt celebrated her 95th birthday recently. While the human race seems to be living longer, few have lived the full and challenging life that Miss Ella has, and not many have had the special chance of having Miss Ella touch their lives. Those who had that experience have never f…
On Sept 17 family and friends gathered at the home of Jim and Nancy Cravenho of Foresthill to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Jim and Nancy were married August 15, 1961 in Arlington, Virginia.
Students from Forest Charter School - whose administrative offices are sited in Nevada County - came out on top in that County’s annual writing tournament. Each Nevada County School is invited to send 3 students from each grade to compete to in three categories of writing: