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All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 3 and 10, 1964

Christmas tree detective work The United States Forest Service confiscated some 485 Christmas trees which had allegedly been cut illegally in the Pilot Creek area of the Eldorado ...

Call to readers: Airbnb

What are your thoughts on Airbnb? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city you liv ...

Auburn too small for Uber, ride-sharing services?

In larger cities, Uber has become the brash new kid on the block to taxi drivers, muscling in on business with cheap fairs and a hipster vibe. But while the five-year-old startup& ...

Rain downs rock, mud near Colfax

A moderate downpour on some loose rock and soil was enough to bring a portion of a hillside near Colfax tumbling down toward westbound Interstate 80 Saturday. The minor rockslide ...

Popular pet store to close its doors

From behind the cash register in the quintessential small-town pet shop, Larry Taylor tells his customers he will be shutting down after nearly a decade in business. The decision ...

Legislation could curb gasoline price hike

With gas prices projected to increase 13 to 20 cents per gallon early next year and predicted to soar higher, lawmakers introduced legislation Monday to halt the increase that woul ...

Craft fair benefits fallen officer

In the spirit of holiday gratitude and generosity the Auburn community is combining creative capitalism with philanthropy. The Community Benefit Art and Craft Fair is providing a ...

Auburn Thanksgiving ‘turkey trot’ doubles in size, raises $9,500 for food bank

Auburn’s version of Sacramento’s Run to Feed the Hungry is getting bigger. And that means more money to help the Auburn area’s needy. Thursday’s run/walk ...

North Auburn homeless shelter plan hits Placer County opposition

  With a winter chill in the air, homeless woman Lisa Halley surveyed a pile of her possessions sitting on the ground at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn. ...

Auburn's Light Up a Life helps remember loved ones at Christmas

A touching ceremony every year early in December returns to Auburn to help people who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. Honoring the departed at Christmas, Light ...