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County confirms death of Opir woman from West Nile Virus

Placer County health officials confirmed Wednesday that an Ophir woman, who died earlier this month, died from West Nile Virus (WNV). Officials were previously only able to indica ...

Helping hands ease burden for Applegate Fire victims

A blackened, leafless landscape left in the wake of the Applegate Fire signals a new effort to rebuild after firefighters have left the area. Over the weekend, volunteers were hel ...

Short-term rentals step to council

After wrestling with the details to the city’s proposed “short-term stay” ordinance, the Auburn Planning Commission settled on a small set of amendments for city ...

Michaels craft store on schedule for Nov. 16 North Auburn opening

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is poised to open a new store in North Auburn. The grand opening date will be Nov. 16, with a ribbon-cu ...

Auburn woos 100K Ultra Race of Champions away from Colorado

Auburn-area trails will play host in September to the Ultra Race of Champions, with $5,000 on the line for top male and female 100K finishers. The four-year-old endurance run has ...

Amgen names stages, stops for 2015 race

Amgen race officials have named the stage stops for the 2015 Tour of California and Auburn is not among them. The internationally renowned bicycle competition brings hundreds of r ...

Meddlers Report – Oct. 21

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 22 and 29, 1964

State hunting firebug who set big forest fire The fierce forest fire which began near Butcher Ranch Sept. 19 and threatened Auburn two days later was deliberately set, the State ...

Sex trafficking victim speaks out

She was 6 years old when she was sold into sex-trafficking by her own family. She spent the next 17 years in “the business.” Liz Williamson, who now lives in Placer Co ...

Sex trafficking victim shares her story

She was 6 years old when she was sold into sex-trafficking by her own family. She spent the next 17 years in “the business.” Liz Williamson, who now lives in Placer C ...