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The “Disaster Pastor”

Rev. Toby Nelson's work as a disaster pastor began when he was about a thousand feet away from the World Trade Center on 9/11. He served there as a chaplain with the Red Cross ...

Immortal through her art

Art lovers and collectors may enjoy a special exhibit of E.B. Rothwell limited edition etchings at Hair Design in Auburn. A master of the visual pun, Elaine Bartholomew Rothwell c ...

Call to readers: Your local library

Do you visit your local library? If so, how often? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your fir ...

Electric cart heist putters out on Auburn's Highway 49

It was one wild, slow ride on a not-so-hot set of wheels. A low-speed, high-profile pursuit on Highway 49 ended with the arrest of a suspect on suspicion of stealing an electric c ...

District, law enforcement recognized for video

Placer County Office of Education and Placer County Sheriff’s Office received a statewide honor for communication. The California School Public Relations Association (CalSPR ...

Staffing issues vs. city cost

Reduced hours for law enforcement will continue in Colfax, officials said.  City Manager Mark Miller stated that the city signed a three year contract with the Sheriff’ ...

Student says he was stripped in class

  An Auburn woman was in tears Wednesday as she described how her son’s teacher had him strip down in front of his classmates. Gina Gonzalez said her 10-year-old son, ...

Rock Creek Elementary student allegedly forced to take off clothes

3:18 p.m. -- A Rock Creek Elementary School student’s mother says her son was forced to partially strip down in front of his classmates last week. Gina Gonzalez said her 10-y ...

Cool woman sues over ‘bad’ caramel apple

A Cool woman who survived a potentially deadly listeria infection after eating a caramel apple is suing a Bakersfield processor and Wal-Mart. According to court records obtained b ...

Caltrans gives frugal parkers a break on Highway 49

State Parks officials say traffic and pedestrian safety is an emerging issue at one of the last free parking areas at the American River confluence in the Auburn State Recreation a ...