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Locals gather to raise mental health awareness

The 14 black balloons released into the air Tuesday in Auburn signified the 14 children and young adults Placer County couldn't catch and hold onto. Seven balloons represented seve ...

Cause of fatal fire is 'undetermined'

Fire officials said Tuesday the cause of a house fire that took the life of an Auburn man is "undetermined." "Indicators are that it was an unintentional fire," said Bill Mendonsa, ...

Placer Commuter Express bus fare to Sacramento will increase July 1

The cost of a seat on the Placer Commuter Express bus to Sacramento will cost Auburn riders 13 percent more starting July 1. The fares are being raised to keep up with service cost ...

Memorial for Juceam baby to be held

A memorial will be held Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of 15-month of Hannah Rose Juceam. Hannah was allegedly shaken to death in her parents' Rosevill ...

Seniors want to lead healthy, active lifestyle in retirement

Dear Candace: My wife and I are in our late 70s, we live a healthy lifestyle and are very interested in learning what activities exist in this area for seniors like us. Do you have ...

Foresthill administrator takes top spot at Placer High

Bill Roderick will celebrate his own sort of graduation along with Foresthill High's class of 2007 at the end of the school year. The assistant principal of two years is moving up ...

Trek back in time

For most Americans, especially during the bicentennial years of 2004 to 2006, the Lewis and Clark Expedition is a story worth re-telling. For retired Auburn letter carrier Sid Stof ...

Sewer fees could spike 50 percent

Sewer fees in the City of Auburn could soon increase by more than 50 percent per month. The Auburn City Council approved a plan in January that would address some of the city's was ...

Council votes to expand city redevelopment project area

The Auburn City Council unanimously voted to expand an existing redevelopment project area Monday they say will eliminate blighted properties and areas within city limits. The cou ...

Placer Land Trust protects Taylor Ranch

Placer County may be growing by leaps and bounds, but thanks to the efforts of two protection groups, the 321-acre Taylor Ranch Preserve will remain in its natural state. The oak-s ...