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Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Auburn’s iconic 1914 Buick fire truck reaches century mark

Auburn Firefighter Mike Wegener fires up the 1914 Buick ladder truck and the city’s past springs to life. Wegener is the latest in a long line of drivers who have sat behind ...

Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman

A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...

New farmer puts down roots near Lincoln

Three years ago, you wouldn’t have found Tammi Riedl tending a 10-acre Lincoln farm – she would have been behind her desk, running numbers at her corporate job. Today, ...

Auburn resident to showcase US manufacturing capabilities in reality series

Titan Engineering was an Auburn success story until the recession hit. Then the bottom fell out for owner Titan Gilroy. His company, which made titanium, fiberglass, plastic and a ...

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 ...