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Auburn homeless shelter staying full nightly

Nearly a month into a 90-day trial period, Auburn homeless shelter operators are reporting it’s at capacity every night. The shelter, opened June 1 by non-profit Right Hand ...

Mike Lynch in as new Auburn Rec District director

A former State Parks superintendent and current member of the Placer County Visitors Bureau board, Mike Lynch is the Auburn Recreation District’s new director. Lynch, an Aub ...

Coyote pet attack offers rural living reminder

A Cool neighborhood is on alert after a pair of coyotes reportedly attacked a dog with its owner nearby Monday evening. Heidi Babcock was out on her Auburn Lakes Trail property wi ...

Downed power pole closes section of Auburn Folsom Road

A single vehicle crash that downed a power pole, spreading power lines across the pavement, closed Auburn Folsom Road between Horseshoe Bar and King roads Saturday night. The acci ...

Brazen Americana theft hits Placer County garage shrine

A 10-foot tall monument to the early days of the automobile has been unbolted and stolen from a Loomis front yard in a brazen case of Americana theft. Made public this week by the ...

New dispatcher welcomed at APD

Call into the Auburn Police Department dispatch and there is a good chance you’ll be connected with Samantha Davis. Whether you need immediate police assistance or just want ...

Shooting, burning crime in Roseville turns into double-homicide

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced late this morning that two men who were found shot in the head and lying on fire in Roseville have died - making the incident one o ...

Storms bring Sierra fire risk

An energy packed storm system has weather watchers and the state’s fire agency looking toward the Sierra Nevada for lightning strikes this weekend and into next week. Thunde ...

Foothills grass really is greener, when it’s painted that is

It’s fire season amidst a drought in the foothills, and many residents are concerned about how to conserve water, maintain defensible space, and keep up property values with ...

Media Life: KCRA recognized for coverage in sheriff’s deputy slayings

KCRA 3 has been honored with a national award for its coverage of the October shootings of two peace officers that started with a death in Sacramento and ended with the loss of Pla ...