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Media Life: All-Time Best of the Best Top 10 Auburn Musicians

Auburn has a rich musical past and present, attracting and nurturing talent that has reached out to wider audiences. The city’s long-gone Opera House could boast a visit in ...

Final chapter looms for Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries

Placer County officials are signaling their intent to shut the doors on Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries within two months. The closures by July would end a drawn-out debate with ...

So Long Loyal Sheriff's Patrol Dog Nash

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of a retired patrol dog. Nash served with the Sheriff’s Office for eight years until his retirement in 2012. H ...

Striking Beauty: The Scary, Wondrous World of Lightning

With the National Weather Service predicting a fair chance of lightning and thunder in the Auburn area through Friday, we examine today some of the oddities of the products of uppe ...

Crime Report: Arrests, incidents in Auburn area

May 2 James Earl Wortham III, 30, an Auburn transient, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, vandalism and possession of suspected methamphetamine. The arrest at the Goodwill ...

Making an imprint on the fabric of community: Costume designer Joyce Silva is Auburn Culture Award honoree

Costume designer Joyce Silva is the recipient of this year’s Auburn Culture Award. Silva was nominated by the Auburn Arts Commission. The nomination was suggested by April ...

UPDATE: Roseville police name man who killed himself in SWAT standoff

The man who triggered an hours-long standoff Wednesday in Roseville before taking his own life has been identified as 46-year-old Travis Swol. Police recently announced that Swol w ...

Highway 49 North Auburn bypass back on the political table

The long-simmering question of building a bypass around Auburn to eliminate Highway 49 traffic congestion was dusted off Tuesday. The resurrection of a much-discussed, long-buried ...

Auburn police arrest two for robbery, burglary, conspiracy

  Auburn Police have arrested two men on suspicion of robbery, burglary and conspiracy  The case began on April 13 when a  a subject contacted police to r ...

Placer wins big at Seattle band competition

Placer High School bands and choirs, led by David Lawrenson, music director, won big at the Seattle World Strides Music Competition. Awards include: • Program sweepstakes (b ...

Measure C would give millions to Placer Union schools

Gone are the days when a teacher stood in front of neatly-lined rows of desks “Little House on the Prairie”-style and imparted knowledge while students took copious not ...

Homeless shelter extended ten months

Correction: This article was amended to fix three errors: One missed the longer-term plans referenced in the second paragraph, and a second probation officer was included as ...

BIG Day of Giving deadline extended

Americans were so generous during the BIG Day of Giving yesterday, their giving broke the national online site where donations were accepted.  As a result donations to lo ...

Community shows support for local nonprofits at Auburn's Big Day of Giving

Numerous local nonprofit organizations set up at the State Theatre in downtown Auburn Tuesday to introduce their efforts to attendees during the Big Day of Giving. The annual event ...