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Downtown Auburn goes underground

Who are these men and why are they showing off two distinctly different types of cable? The scene is in front of the Hotel Auburn on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn in March 1972 a ...

Arrest after search yields stolen jeans

More than $1,000 in stolen jeans were recovered after an SUV that turned out to also be stolen was pulled over in North Auburn by a deputy, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

It took 168 years for this to happen in Placer County

New Placer County Supervisor Bonnie Gore made it two women on the Board of Supervisors when she was sworn in Tuesday. Joining Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, Gore’s oath of ...

More rain, snow head Placer’s way

Get ready for more rain and snow in Placer County - depending on what elevation you’re in - but the storms will be weaker than the barrage of wind and precipitation that stru ...

FutureWatch 2019: State Recreation Area, State Theatre

“What to watch for in Auburn over the next year?” It’s a question the Journal has been asking local leaders in several key areas of the community over the past w ...

Arrests in widespread check-fraud scheme

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says it has shut down a widespread fraudulent check-cashing operation, made two arrests and expects to take more suspects into custody. Th ...

New-home sales outlook hopeful

Home builders are expressing hope as the new year turns in the Placer County region. November new-home  sales totals in the North State Building Industry Association’s ...

Governor’s Placer visit spotlights wildfire threat

COLFAX - Newly minted Gov. Gavin Newsom traveled from Sacramento to Colfax today to outline new executive actions to address wildfire safety. Twelve hours after being sworn in as ...

New governor to talk wildfire measures in Placer

Newly minted Gov. Gavin Newsom travels from Sacramento to Colfax today to announce new executive actions to address wildfire safety and other emergencies. Sworn in Monday, Newsom ...

Fire erupts in rural Placer County house

Flames erupted at a Foresthill house today, causing heavy fire and smoke damage. The fire was reported shortly after 4 p.m. inside a house on Red Rock Drive, about 12 miles east o ...

Ski season is upon the Sierras

While it came a little later than some seasons, Mother Nature’s Christmas gift to the Sierra mountains was a pretty big package and well worth the wait. With well-producing s ...

Coffee served with a mission

In a profit-driven world, Auburn’s Missions Coffee has a different answer — and a mission. The newly opened coffee shop pays its baristas but is also relying on volunt ...

FutureWatch Auburn 2019: Arts, water, business

What’s ahead for 2019? The Auburn Journal poses the question to local arts, water and business leaders to find out what’s on their minds as the year turns and the futu ...

Auburn bank beauty then. Lost landmark now

One of Auburn’s overlooked lost landmarks stands before you today, testament to a time when buildings - bank buildings especially - were constructed with a look that oozed fi ...

Auburn hotel: Police asked us for help

A sweep that netted more than a dozen arrests linked to prostitution allegations received full cooperation from the hotel, the Auburn Holiday Inn manager said. The arrests were ou ...