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Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Possible jumper brings CHP copter under Foresthill Bridge

The possibility of a suicidal plunge off the Foresthill Bridge brought the California Highway Patrol helicopter searching deep into the American River canyon Monday morning. The c ...

Lake Clementine power plant opposition to be discussed

With a Canadian energy company’s plans to build a hydroelectric generation plant at Lake Clementine moving forward, opponents are organizing to stop it. An ad hoc group of f ...

Placer County finalizes election results

The Placer County Elections Office has officially finalized the numbers from the Nov. 4 elections leaving a newcomer candidate in one of the three open seats on the Auburn City Cou ...

Low gas prices pleasant surprise for travelers

Low prices at the pump are making holiday travel cheaper than it has been in years; but beware, that could all change come Jan. 1. With gas prices hovering at around $3 in much of ...

Continue shopping the day after “Black Friday”

The weekend after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping weekend of the year and shopping in Old Town Auburn is no exception. “Many Old Town merchants will be open later than ...

New postmaster sworn in for Auburn

Promising to deliver world-class service and have fun doing it, Susan Skidmore was sworn in Friday as Auburn’s new postmaster. Skidmore, 52, comes to Auburn from Elk Grove, ...

New Auburn distillery believed to be first in Placer County since pre-Prohibition

Whether it’s the only ingredient in a slow, icy sipper or the foundation for a favorite cocktail, Darjeeling Gin is creating some made in Auburn moments regionally. The gin ...

Community effort brings free dinner to all on Thanksgiving

If funds are a little tight for Thanksgiving dinner or you would just like to enjoy the company of friendly people, the Salvation Army of Auburn and the Auburn Community Thanksgivi ...

Elks’ dinner honors public safety officers

Auburn Elks Lodge No. 1691 30th annual Public Safety Awards Dinner Thursday honored 15 local  police, fire and public service officers. A record 184 participants, guests and s ...