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Snow levels: better than last year, still not enough

At least two ski resorts near Sonora, California have already succumbed to staggeringly low snow totals this year and more are sure to follow unless things pick up. But the minisc ...

Wheels turning on trail repair

Victory Velo Bike shop has stepped up to improve the local trails in Auburn and Folsom. Every $5 to $1,000 contribution toward the FUNdraiser which will improve the trails will be ...

New police officer comes aboard in Auburn

The city police department has bolstered its ranks with a new officer, who was sworn in during a Tuesday morning ceremony. Officer Philip Isetta, the latest employee of the Auburn ...

Gas prices low, but at what cost?

Motorists may be enjoying the low gas prices, but a sustained price drop at the pumps could wreak havoc on California’s struggling infrastructure. For the state’s alre ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Media Life: Auburn premieres local link to “All-American Makers”

A garage opens. The light from outside illuminates the screen. And a new show on the Science Channel debuts. At North Auburn’s DeWitt Theater, the audience at the local prem ...

Arrest made in tire-popping probe at Auburn seniors mobilehome park

For at least five years, Woodside Village Senior Mobile Home Park in North Auburn has been plagued by someone puncturing tires. In the past month, the rash of vandalism has only g ...

The “Disaster Pastor”

Rev. Toby Nelson's work as a disaster pastor began when he was about a thousand feet away from the World Trade Center on 9/11. He served there as a chaplain with the Red Cross ...

Immortal through her art

Art lovers and collectors may enjoy a special exhibit of E.B. Rothwell limited edition etchings at Hair Design in Auburn. A master of the visual pun, Elaine Bartholomew Rothwell c ...

Call to readers: Your local library

Do you visit your local library? If so, how often? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your fir ...