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Fundraiser held for fallen officers

Rumors have been circulating of bogus fundraisers for fallen Placer County sheriff Detective Michael David Davis, Jr. However, those have turned out to be unrelated to the tragic ...

Larson home now a crime scene

Laura Larson wasn’t home Friday afternoon when law enforcement officers took down a suspected killer inside her home. She was there to see the wake of destruction left behind ...

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Budgeting proposal divides Auburn City Council

Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting had all of the trappings of a largely administrative agenda until one proposal raised process questions and spurred a 3-2 vote. Th ...

Winter to bring no promise of rainfall, snow

Weather experts have little confidence the winter months will bring the rain and snow needed to improve drought conditions in California. According to a National Weather Service S ...

Call to readers: Ebola

Are you concerned about the Ebola virus? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your fi ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Q&A: What’s wrong with D.C.? 1st District Congress opponents have answers

By Gus Thomson Of the Auburn Journal Doug LaMalfa is the Republican Party incumbent and Heidi Hall is the Democratic Party challenger in the race for the 1st District Congressi ...