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Homeless issues dominate Auburn debate

Questions on homelessness dominated a debate Tuesday in Auburn between District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The candidates – incumbent Jennifer Montgomery and challen ...

Beer enthusiasts creating brewery, taproom at Highway 49 site

The proof is in the tasting for the founders of a new brewery in Auburn. “It blew me away,” Kirt Braun said about the first time he sipped the results of business ...

New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

The end of high school exit exams

At least 40 Auburn-area students who jumped all the hurdles to graduate from high school except one – the California High School exit exam – are now eligible to earn a ...

SHOOT-A-THON: Colfax event draws hundreds, raises money for ‘Pay it Forward’

The hills near Colfax reverberated with the sounds of trap shooting at the 2nd Annual Kids vs Cops vs Media Shoot-A-Thon benefitting the Placer 10-35 Foundation was held Sunday. ...

Salmon-saving strategies clash in Auburn

Two different strategies are emerging in the effort to bring salmon and steelhead along the Auburn Ravine to Auburn. The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Auburn&rsq ...

Prescribed burning on Humbug Ridge Wednesday

The American River District, Tahoe National Forest will attempt 35 acres of prescribed burning on Humbug Ridge, near The Foresthill Divide Road tomorrow, said Larry Peabody, Fue ...

Top 5 Signs The Drought Is Over That May Surprise You

Sneeze on. But keep that springtime smile. Tis the season for allergic wheezin’ – after four drought years that kept pollen counts lower than normal. It’s one o ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Burglar suspect arrested on Dana Court in Auburn

Auburn police have arrested a burglary suspect on Dana Court who allegedly had a handgun, computer and burglar tools in his car. At approximately 4:38 a.m. on Monday, police offic ...

Auburn woman shot in head, in critical condition

Craig Joseph Mcilhenny, a 36-year old man, is in custody on suspicion of shooting an Auburn woman on Joeger Road near North Auburn.    The woman, 26, was found ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

Man arrested for harassment

Sonny Edward Harris, 47, of Auburn remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of harassment Friday after waiting outside a business at 300 Elm Avenue. An employee there c ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

Gold Country Pro-Rodeo - Kickstarting the action

Clayton Brum stays steady in the saddle bronc riding competition during the annual Gold Country Pro Rodeo at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn Saturday. It was a perfect day f ...