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Rowdy Randy's closed for upgrades

The installation of new underground fuel tanks has Rowdy Randy’s gas station, at the corner of High Street and Elm Avenue, out of commission for the next several weeks. Owne ...

Bear nearly enters Colfax home

Bears are one of nature’s more curious creatures - especially where there is food involved. If your meal catches their attention, they’re sure to investigate, which is ...

Auburn Police Department offers driving program to PHS students

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among teens in the U.S., according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, but a new interactive program called Cinema Driv ...

Interstate 80 conflagration

COURTESY PHOTO A firefighter applies a stream of water onto a fully-engulfed cab of a tractor-trailer rig that caught fire late Thursday between Auburn and Newcastle on westbound ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburnite’s Saint Motel in media feeding frenzy

Drummer Greg Erwin and his band Saint Motel continue on a roll that started less than a year ago with signings to major record labels Parlophone and Elektra in Europe and the U.S., ...

Nevada Irrigation District seeks 36% drop in treated-water use

Nevada Irrigation District is now calling for a 36 percent reduction in residential water use but admitting that it will be hard for customers to reach that goal. Directors of the ...

North Auburn homeless shelter set to open

The doors open Monday on a 90-day experiment in emergency homeless housing in North Auburn that its proponents are hoping will be a keeper. Non-profit organization Right Hand Aubu ...

History: Gasoline Alley was campground, grocery store and a gas station

Most modern service stations come accompanied by a mini-mart where you can grab a snack, pick up a container of milk and a loaf of bread and even buy a quart of motor oil that you ...

Auburn school’s timer system fails weekend drought conservation test

Placer High School’s efforts to conserve water didn’t pass the test over the weekend. And a faulty timer is being blamed for the high-profile waste of water. Sprinkle ...

Auburn monument dedicated to slain Placer County detective

It was a time Wednesday for law enforcement and Auburn-area residents to come together on a quiet, oak-shaded street to remember the sacrifice of Placer County Sheriff’s Dete ...

Congressional Gold Medal glow shines on Auburn fighter ace

Honors – collectively as well as singly – continue to come Auburn’s air ace Bud Anderson’s way. Anderson, who was designated a triple ace for credit to sho ...

Meddlers Report – May 26

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Foresthill DUI death suspect back in court

ROSEVILLE — It’s been nearly a year since bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell was struck by a truck and killed during an early morning ride along Foresthill Road. In the 11 ...

The Food Dude: Fast, flavorful and healthy, right at your fingertips

Something you may not know about me is that aside from writing this food column, I work a full-time job as a helpdesk analyst for a local document technology company. As if that ...

Can 1930s airplane hangar in Auburn be saved from demolition?

Can a Depression-era airplane hangar in Auburn steer clear of demolition? That’s the question supporters of its preservation are asking in the face of plans by the city of A ...