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Placer, Nevada counties involved in Gov. Brown pardons

Two Nevada County residents are part of a roster of 104 people issued pardons by Gov. Jerry Brown. And Placer County’s court system played a roll in another, as Brown contin ...

Infected caramel apple concerns strike Placer County

A nationwide outbreak of a potentially fatal infection linked to caramel apples is believed by health officials to have touched down in Placer County. While naming neither the ret ...

I-80 road rage suspect in court

A woman facing two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon went before a judge in an Auburn courtroom Friday morning and will undergo a medical evaluation. Deidre Orozco, 50 ...

Gun sales jump locally

Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...

Christmas Bird Count tallies 120 species in Auburn area

While the emu on a stroll in Downtown Auburn didn’t get listed, Auburn’s Christmas Bird Count discovered some interesting finds among the 120 species sighted. The list ...

More brazen break-ins surface

At least four residents of an Auburn apartment and condominium complex are now included in a string recent burglaries in the area. The Auburn Woods complex, near Lincoln Way and H ...

Christmases past inspire Auburn Festival of Lights Santa

It’s the biggest parade of the year in Auburn and the star of the show is Santa Claus. Here he comes at the end of the Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Auburn riding in ...

Brief rains to give way to sunny weather

Skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to clear skies and fresh snow for the rest of the week. Christmas Eve rains and snows in the higher elevations will be giving way to su ...

How a saloon keeper changed the look of Old Town

If you’ve stood at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Sacramento Street in Old Town, you may have wondered about the unusual street configuration that leaves a roughly trian ...

Call to readers: Ringing in the new

What are your new year traditions? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name ...