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DUI patrol heightened for holiday

California Highway Patrol in co-operation with local law enforcement at participating in a two week long campaign to help curb DUIs during Labor Day season.  The “Avoid ...

Lodging, eatery jobs give Placer, region a July boost

Placer County’s job totals got a month-over-month boost in July from the leisure and hospitality industry. But the increase of 1,900 jobs in the region failed to keep the un ...

Parolee-at-large’s Weimar I-80 car crash leads to power outage

A fleeing parolee who authorities say was involved in a domestic disturbance crashed his SUV off Interstate 80 in Weimar on Thursday, damaging a power pole and causing an electrica ...

Auburn Youth Soccer is ready to roll

The Auburn Youth Soccer Club players are eager to hit the field. It's been a long time away from the recreational club for players, families, and even referees, but things are ...

Playhouse wishes come true for two Weimar teens

There was a frenzy of activity this week at the Weimar home of Amy and Todd Hanaway as the backyard was prepared for one Make-A-Wish Transformers playhouse delivered by crane, as w ...

Thunder Valley tribe's revamped pact with state to benefit Placer County

The Auburn-based Indian tribe that owns Thunder Valley Resort and Casino could soon be operating the Lincoln area gambling business under a revised compact with the state that limi ...

Drought-driven effort on in Placer County to remove trees killed by bark beetles

WEIMAR — Pine trees are a staple in the foothills and Sierra, bringing shade, beauty, privacy and a sense of grandeur to residents living below their looming limbs. But a dr ...

Horse facility restoration underway

Laura and Craig Hartog always wanted to spend their days outdoors, so last year when the Orangevale couple retired and their youngest son went off to college, they moved to Auburn, ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

A river runs through artist's paintbrush

Larry Alberts has been trying to capture the way sunlight glints a body of water for nearly 25 years, and now 14 of his “River Works” will be on display at Sierra Colle ...

Placer County in court battle over release of homeless meeting video

A prominent North Auburn resident is taking Placer County to court over its denial of his request to release a video from an employee ‘town-hall’ meeting on homeless is ...

Demolition of original Dingus McGee’s site set for Thursday

A piece of Colfax history is being torn down Thursday, August 20. The old Dingus McGee’s site is being demolished after property owner, Texas based Bill Park was asked by th ...