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Placer Water acts to prevent King Fire timber disaster

With the possibility of winter rains causing mudslides that could send thousands of trees downstream along the Rubicon River, Placer County Water Agency is acting to prevent a pote ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Auburn’s oldest law firm to move from historic building

After 101 years the law firm of Sinclair, Wilson, Baldo & Chamberlain is moving from a landmark building on Lincoln Way to a new Auburn location. “We’re the third ...

Placer Community Foundation honors founding chairman

A plaque and tree at the Auburn School Park Preserve serve as a memorial for the founding member of the Placer Community Foundation. The dedication made in memory of Janice Forbes ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...

Call to readers: Immigration

What are your thoughts on Obama’s immigration stance? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include ...

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Rain or shine – Mandarin Festival will go on

Despite the wet forecast for Saturday, organizers of the Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn are not deterred. With four buildings of vendors there is plenty of indoor shopping an ...

Inflation, cocoa bean shortage spur rise in chocolate prices

Truffles, Marzipan, barks – all delicious treats but they could cost consumers more as the price of chocolate is on the rise. “Chocolate is a commodity,” sai ...