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No Tahoe National Forest fire on Humbug Ridge after all

The Forest Service announced Thursday that Wednesday's prescribed burn in the American River District of the Tahoe National Forest was postponed until further notice due to unf ...

Retired Placer sheriff’s lieutenant to be honored

Retired Placer County sheriff’s lieutenant John Weaver is being honored at this year’s State of the Community event in Auburn with the Placer County Award. Weaver reti ...

Drivers to get a new charge out of visiting Auburn

Two new electric charging stations are up and running on the grid in Auburn. And two more are on the way. The two electric vehicle charging stations, which were set to start char ...

Donning denim sends anti-sex assault message in Auburn

It was an Italian Supreme Court decision heard round the world. And it revolved around a rape and tight jeans. Judges on the court issued a ruling saying the 18-year-old female v ...

Homeless issues dominate Auburn debate

Questions on homelessness dominated a debate Tuesday in Auburn between District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The candidates – incumbent Jennifer Montgomery and challen ...

Beer enthusiasts creating brewery, taproom at Highway 49 site

The proof is in the tasting for the founders of a new brewery in Auburn. “It blew me away,” Kirt Braun said about the first time he sipped the results of business ...

New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

The end of high school exit exams

At least 40 Auburn-area students who jumped all the hurdles to graduate from high school except one – the California High School exit exam – are now eligible to earn a ...

SHOOT-A-THON: Colfax event draws hundreds, raises money for ‘Pay it Forward’

The hills near Colfax reverberated with the sounds of trap shooting at the 2nd Annual Kids vs Cops vs Media Shoot-A-Thon benefitting the Placer 10-35 Foundation was held Sunday. ...

Salmon-saving strategies clash in Auburn

Two different strategies are emerging in the effort to bring salmon and steelhead along the Auburn Ravine to Auburn. The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Auburn&rsq ...

Prescribed burning on Humbug Ridge Wednesday

The American River District, Tahoe National Forest will attempt 35 acres of prescribed burning on Humbug Ridge, near The Foresthill Divide Road tomorrow, said Larry Peabody, Fue ...

Top 5 Signs The Drought Is Over That May Surprise You

Sneeze on. But keep that springtime smile. Tis the season for allergic wheezin’ – after four drought years that kept pollen counts lower than normal. It’s one o ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Burglar suspect arrested on Dana Court in Auburn

Auburn police have arrested a burglary suspect on Dana Court who allegedly had a handgun, computer and burglar tools in his car. At approximately 4:38 a.m. on Monday, police offic ...

Auburn woman shot in head, in critical condition

Craig Joseph Mcilhenny, a 36-year old man, is in custody on suspicion of shooting an Auburn woman on Joeger Road near North Auburn.    The woman, 26, was found ...