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Longtime Auburn fitness center gets new name, location

When avid racquetball player Arthur Chappell opened Courthouse Athletic Club in July 1981, it was turning a passion into business. The new fitness facility included nine racquetbal ...

Glenda Gonzales is McCann Award winner for 2016

Glenda Gonzales, whose golden voice and passion for the arts have inspired generations of Auburnites, is the Vernon Gould McCann Award winner for 2016. Gonzales, affectionately k ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

Auburn teacher arrested

A Roseville man who taught at Horizon Charter schools in Auburn and Roseville has been arrested on six felony counts of child molestation. James McNealy Carroll, 64, was arrested ...

Harassers, potential white supremacists, reported to sheriff's office

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office received two reports Tuesday of a truck with men in white clothing and masks driving, yelling and spitting at a female pedestrian wh ...

Horizon Charter teacher from Roseville arrested for child molestation

Detectives with Sunnyvale’s Department of Public Safety arrested a 64-year-old Roseville man Wednesday on six counts of child molestation, according to a news release from th ...

Auburn One Book One Community's Evening with the Author event postponed

Julie Otsuka, author of “When the Emperor was Divine,” will not be able to make her scheduled appearance tonight at Placer High School due to a medical emergency. Otsu ...

Updated PHS press box may include names of Gaches, Keller

The parents of Trevor Keller and Jared Gaches, two freshman football players at Placer High School who lost their lives earlier this month, hope to honor their sons by updating the ...

PUHSD updates sex ed policy

Auburn-area students will receive an updated version of sex education, as high school trustees voted to adopt new state law into its policies. The state law requires that seventh- ...

Full rivers promise great year for rafting

The rivers are rushing, and the snow pack is high, which means it’s going to be a great year for white water enthusiasts. It already is. “This is the best year we&rsq ...

No Tahoe National Forest fire on Humbug Ridge after all

The Forest Service announced Thursday that Wednesday's prescribed burn in the American River District of the Tahoe National Forest was postponed until further notice due to unf ...

Retired Placer sheriff’s lieutenant to be honored

Retired Placer County sheriff’s lieutenant John Weaver is being honored at this year’s State of the Community event in Auburn with the Placer County Award. Weaver reti ...

Drivers to get a new charge out of visiting Auburn

Two new electric charging stations are up and running on the grid in Auburn. And two more are on the way. The two electric vehicle charging stations, which were set to start char ...

Donning denim sends anti-sex assault message in Auburn

It was an Italian Supreme Court decision heard round the world. And it revolved around a rape and tight jeans. Judges on the court issued a ruling saying the 18-year-old female v ...

Homeless issues dominate Auburn debate

Questions on homelessness dominated a debate Tuesday in Auburn between District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The candidates – incumbent Jennifer Montgomery and challen ...