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Animal X-ing ahead

Animal collisions on local highways in Placer and El Dorado Counties though mountainous terrain are on a rapid increase. “There were an unprecedented 23 incidents involving ...

New law will make look-a-like guns easier to spot

A California law that requires look-a-like gun manufacturers to clearly mark their product to be clear the guns are not real weapons has at least one other state looking to do the ...

City council candidates react to final tallies

The release of the final numbers in the Auburn City Council race leaves a close race decided and a longtime public servant without one of the three open seats. With the tabulation ...

Correa back in court

The man charged with killing a Foresthill cyclist will not be in court again until Feb. 2015. During a brief court appearance at the Bill Santucci Justice Center in Roseville, Dav ...

Meddlers Report – Nov. 25

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

No love lost between Sheriff Boggs and lawbreaker Barter

Placer County is seldom mentioned in the annals of the Old West’s pantheon of lawmen and gun fighters despite the fact that Auburn’s J.C. Boggs was one of the era&rsquo ...

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 ...