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CHP is hiring

  GOLD RUN, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is now accepting online applications for the position of officer on a continuous basis.  With this new con ...

Regional sewer spawns North Auburn treatment plant layoffs

Regionalizing sewer treatment – including the closure of the outdated North Auburn plant – means the loss of nine positions. And while some workers have found employme ...

Judge orders mental evaluation in deputy murder case

A judge has ordered a temporarily halt to murder proceedings in the slaying of Sacramento and Placer County deputies to allow a psychiatric evaluation of the defendant. In a heari ...

Foresthill Fire looks to Placer County funding source

The Foresthill Fire Protection District is advising the U.S. Forest Service that it will no longer provide free service for 911 calls in the Tahoe National Forest. But the Foresth ...

Potato Richardson captures third Tevis Cup win

Greenwood resident Potato Richardson, on Filouette, crosses the finish line in Auburn at 10:05 p.m. Saturday, winning the Tevis Cup 100-mile Endurance Ride. It was Richardson&rsquo ...

Auburn’s Bicycle Emporium marks 30 years in business

Bicycle Emporium is celebrating 30 years in business this year. The Auburn bike shop, located on Highway 49 near the Palm Avenue crossroads for the past three decades, has long be ...

Placer County’s Auburn Folsom Road getting more bike friendly

A stretch of Placer County’s Auburn Folsom Road is poised for a bicycle-friendly upgrade. The county has identified the corridor as high priority for upgrading to standard b ...

Music turns local friends into family

Christine Bonner and Rob Bonner have built a family around the local musicians with whom they’ve performed for so many years, which means that their Saturday evening performa ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

Media Life: Another Emmy for ‘Deadliest Catch” cinematographer?

Placer County product Todd Stanley is on the hunt for yet another Emmy to recognize the huge role he plays as cinematographer and producer on Discovery Channel’s “Deadl ...

Tevis Cup sweep crew: No rider left behind

Beautiful yet treacherous, the Tevis Cup trail between Squaw Valley and Auburn this weekend is fraught with hazards. Rattlers, steep drop-offs, exhaustion by both horse and rider ...

Call out the water police

Auburn Journal Photos The award-winning, whimsical “Water Leak” found-art sculpture finds a display area on the exterior wall of Auburn’s Old City Hall building ...

Railway has new books chugging into Colfax library this summer

Colfax Library received a grant for $3,000 from Union Pacific Foundation to replace used books and buy new ones, according to Sue Carmichael, volunteer for the Friends of the Colfa ...

Nevada County Fair still a go

 The Nevada County Fairgrounds confirmed today that the Nevada County Fair will continue as planned on August 12 – 16. While the fairgrounds are currently being used fo ...

Fire crews gaining on Lowell Fire

Updated 10 a.m. July 30, 2015   The Lowell fire, burning in the Steep Hollow drainage area west of Alta is at 60 percent containment and has scorched more than 2,300 acres. ...