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Facebook live showdown leads to Penryn child endangerment arrest

A Sacramento homeless woman was arrested after a North Auburn Home Depot shoplifting report that led to a tense traffic stop. The woman was jailed on a suspicion of stealing a pow ...

The man behind the Auburn Journal camera

For the past two years, “Remember This?” has brought you a broad swath of nostalgia-filled photos from the Auburn Journals’ archives. The photos are there becaus ...

Walk in Placer County woods turns up human skull

A hiker walking in a wooded area of Placer County’s Sierra found a human skull on Sunday. Called in to investigate, Placer County sheriff’s detectives and search and r ...

Auburn’s vulture visitor count is on

The six-foot wingspans of the turkey vultures will be more prevalent in Auburn skies over the next month as they visit the city on their migration from Washington State to destinat ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Art Deco Landmark Then. Auburn Shopping Plaza Now: Media Life

You may know it as the Auburn Town Center, a bustling business hub often brimming with parked cars just outside the orbit of the city’s Downtown. Just more than 40 years ...

Kershner announces Auburn City Council candidacy

Downtown Auburn business owner and philanthropist Christopher Kershner has announced his candidacy for Auburn City Council with an official campaign video and charity fundraiser co ...

$10,525 donated to ALS Association

100+ Women Who Care Placer County has collectively given $28,680 to charities in Placer County since their inception in February. Currently, there are 123 members. “This is ...

Stolen whitewater raft’s online sale attempt thwarted in Auburn

A whitewater rafting company got back its stolen raft and a Sacramento man was arrested in Auburn after allegedly attempting to sell it online. The Placer County Sheriff’s O ...

High school sports shrine to induct Mike Ray, Ron Pucci

Two Placer County high-school sports legends are going to soon give Colfax sizeable presence in the Sac-Joaquin Section high-school sports Hall of Fame. Mike Ray, covered Colfax H ...

Arrest after Auburn store’s filthy food-handling alert

The arrest was for loitering but a homeless man’s visit to bulk food bins at a North Auburn supermarket led to serious health concerns that resulted in the food he handled be ...

Colfax burglary connected to Rocklin ID theft

  Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are linking a Colfax burglary to ID theft in Rocklin And they’re asking for the public’s help in cracking the c ...

One water win, one loss for Placer Water in state Capitol

Placer County Water Agency notched a key win in Sacramento during the latest session of the California Legislature on a bill that failed to pass out of the Assembly that would have ...

Auburn Cruise Nite: 5 Reasons To Go

The final Auburn Cruise Nite of 2018 revs up this Friday and if you haven’t yet taken in one of the giant, open-air classic car shows this year, you’ll have to wait unt ...

After 70 years, Loomis Main Drug closes its doors

Wednesday saw the closing of a long-time Placer County institution, Main Drug, a pharmacy in Loomis, operated by the Takemoto family for more than seven decades. Hiroshi and Rose T ...