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Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...

Mermaids make splash for charity

It was a scene right out of a Disney movie with pirates, mermaids and of course, a pirate ship. The backyard of a Granite Bay home was the scene of a photo shoot for a pirate and ...

Placer County inmates beging to walk under Prop. 47

Placer County began releasing eligible prisoners who petitioned for their freedom Monday under Proposition 47. Up to 180 inmates in the Placer County Jail could receive ...

Impacts of Prop. 47 on convict fire crews uncertain

  When Proposition 47 passed earlier this month allowing many convicted felons to have their crimes reduced to misdemeanors and their sentences reduced, it caused ripple effe ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964

Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...

Commissions seek new blood

If you’ve ever had your eyes set on one of the commissions or committees in Auburn, now is your chance to apply for consideration. The city is on the hunt for six applicants ...

California schools will keep a supply of EpiPens on campus

  Beginning in January, schools in California will be required under state law to have at least one epinephrine auto-injector prescribed to each campus. At least one staff p ...

Soggy conditions ahead

The National Weather Service is calling for rain through Saturday beginning tonight with a 20 percent chance of sprinkles. “Wednesday looks like it’s going to be light ...

Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...

Logging part of rehabilitation in wake of wildfires

Many years ago forests were regulated and kept in check by fire. A fire sparked by lightning would clear dead under brush and give larger, healthier trees room to grow. Today, fir ...