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Call to readers: Collections

Do you have a crazy collection? Let us know what you collect. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first ...

Pluses, minuses of Foresthill bioenergy plant mapped out

Is the Foresthill Divide ready for a bioenergy plant? A new draft study suggests that the Foresthill area, east of Auburn, has the supply of wood waste for a relatively small plan ...

Small-box store plans roil small-town Georgetown

Tennessee-based Dollar General Corp. is eyeing a new store location in the El Dorado County community of Georgetown. And that has some residents raising concerns about how it woul ...

Crews making progress on fire break

The buzz of chainsaws through dense foliage means the latest round of defensible clearing between Auburn and the American River Canyon. The ongoing shaded fuel break project is a ...

Fire forces Colfax-area evacuations

A fire prompted the evacuation of a rural Colfax-area neighborhood due to concern over potentially hazardous materials Friday afternoon. The initial report of the small, localize ...

Vehicle fire in rural Colfax results in evacuation

Updated 3:20 p.m. 3/20/15 Emergency crews remain on the scene of a vehicle fire in rural Colfax that resulted in the evacuation of nearby homes. As of 2:30 p.m. residents were all ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Quartz Ridge affordable apartments poised for construction start

Described by its Roseville-based developer as a new community that will help meet the need for affordable family housing in the Auburn area, the 64-unit Quartz Ridge apartment comp ...

Snow levels to impact more than winter sports

The seasonal closure of Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort highlighted the dire situation facing winter sports, but the low snow totals could mean problems for other businesses in the regi ...

From Auburn to Bhutan and back again

Bhutan may not make the list of top 10 vacation spots for your average person, but that didn’t stop one Auburn native from making the long journey to a remote country for sci ...