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Plan for fun Friday-Sunday

Attention Auburnites - there is absolutely NO reason for you to complain about a lack of things to do this weekend. Whether you're looking for home-improvement ideas, to get a lit ...

Homeless say it's not safe on the streets of Auburn

Members of Auburn's homeless population say they are being targeted and beaten by one of their own. Ron Pedigo, 48, a homeless Vietnam veteran, said he was attacked in his sleep b ...

Out-of-towner finds warm welcome, help from stranger

With three T-shirts and one pair of pants, Henry Brinker took off from Galveston, Texas for what was supposed to be a three-day trip to Concord, Calif. on his motorcycle. The 26-ye ...

Auburn man faces up to 30 years in prison for fraud

An Auburn man pleaded guilty to bank fraud and faces up to 30 years in federal prison. Christopher Craig, 35, entered the plea Thursday before Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. in a S ...

Bruins make history on way to section semis

The Bear River High softball team survived a first-round thriller, then romped through the quarterfinals to land in the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV semifinals Tuesday night in Stoc ...

Ellis ahead of her time at Redlands

There was no easing into college softball for Olivia Ellis. The Colfax High graduate jumped right in at the University of Redlands along with eight other true freshmen. The goals d ...

Oaks of Auburn features apartment-style retirement

Madeleine Huff had it all: A wonderful husband, a beautiful Auburn home with a pool and children in nearby El Dorado Hills. But when her husband started showing signs of dementia a ...

Governor announces revised budget

Local officials offered harsh criticisms to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's revised state budget released Monday that calls for spending slightly more than he proposed in January. Mo ...

Heard it through the vine

It's prime pumpkin plantin' time. Anyone who has ever attended Auburn's Community Festival and its giant pumpkin contest could tell you about the monstrosities that end up winning ...

Taxpayers' league investigates auto fees

The League of Placer County Taxpayers is mounting a public records search to determine events leading up to the passage of two vehicle fees approved by the Board of Supervisors. Th ...