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Back to school night

Confluence High will host its back to school night 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at 332 Finley St., Auburn. The public is invited to learn about the school’s way of teaching throug ...

Auburn helicopter components company wins award

Vian Enterprises Inc. has been awarded the Silver Supplier of Safran Helicopter Engine in recognition of their excellence in quality and on-time delivery and the long-term strategi ...

Motorcycle rider injured in Downtown Auburn

Gus Thomson photo A motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital by ambulance at about 1 p.m. in Downtown Auburn. The incident took place at High Street and East Placer Street. The ...

Jurassic Encounter: Fun reigns at Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

The food and the fun, the farm animals and the excitement of the midway held Auburn in their grip at the Gold Country Fair this past week. And if there was one official food for a ...

Media Life: Things We’d Like To See Come Back … But Probably Won’t

Forgive me if I miss one of your favorite haunts. After nearly 30 years in Auburn you start missing the things that were once part of your life — things that you took for gr ...

Volunteers sought for food drive

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is hosting a food drive on Saturday, Sept. 15 and 22. Volunteers are needed to distribute empty grocery bags to be placed on the doorsteps of home ...

Cal Fire updates its Strategic Fire Plan

As destructive wildfires continue to burn throughout California, the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Board) took action last week in adoption of the 2018 Strategi ...

Auburn City firefighters add new safety measures to their routine

Auburn City Fire Department firefighters have added new safety measures to their routine after the work related cancer death of Engineer Trent Lindholdt this spring. Firefighters h ...

Roseville teacher receives $80,000 as part of his separation agreement

Douglas Mason, 57 of Auburn will receive an $80,000 lump sum payment as part of his separation agreement with the Roseville Joint Union High School District, as of Aug. 30. The ...

Big-screen canvas: New plus-size murals for Auburn

Gus Thomson photo Big-screen canvas Work started today on a new mural that will grace the High Street side of the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn. Rigging was set up by SprayPr ...

Roseville rooftop arrest follows Auburn riding-mower theft, chase

A riding lawnmower theft at North Auburn’s Home Depot led to a high-speed chase on Interstate 80, a crash, a foot pursuit and an arrest of a Manteca man on a Roseville roofto ...

2+ years of Highway 49 roadwork on tap for Auburn

Another piece of the funding puzzle for major Highway 49 roadwork through Auburn has been announced, paving the way for work to start before the end of the year. According to Calt ...

Two injured in Interstate 80 crash

A Bay Area man and woman were injured in a crash on Interstate 80 today after the SUV they were in and a 25-foot-long travel trailer being towed left the freeway at the Bell Road o ...

Auburn arrest of homeless man after fire

UPDATE: 4:15 P.M. THURSDAY, SEPT. 6: POLICE SAY HOMELESS MAN ARRESTED ON ARSON CHARGE PUT OUT OWN FIRE Auburn Police said that a homeless man arrested today on suspicion of arson ...

Gold Country Fair opens today in Auburn

It’s Auburn’s biggest four-day event of the year and the 2018 installment of the Gold Country Fair opens today. “California Nights & Carnival Lights’ i ...