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Auburn ranked in Top 100 Best Small Towns

Auburn is now ranked among the elite small towns of the United States, according to Livability.com. The website, known for its community rankings in a variety of categories &ndash ...

Auburn officers lauded for DUI arrests

By the estimates of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, two out of every three people will be impacted by an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives. For many this statistic ...

North Auburn homeless shelter opens

A homeless shelter for North Auburn became a reality Monday. Some were calling it a miracle. With a blessing of the former Placer County minimum security jail barracks as a new s ...

Cal Fire helicopter manager, Vietnam veteran to speak at Aviators Association

Fire season will soon arrive in the foothills, and with this in mind, the Auburn Aviators Association invited Vietnam War veteran, Barry Lloyd, to speak about his role as helicopte ...

Beach heading to Missouri

Sabrina Beach, a Colfax High School senior signed a National Letter of Intent to accept an athletic and academic scholarship and join the collegiate volleyball program at Central M ...

Auburn Recreation District to appoint new director

The Auburn Recreation District is moving forward with plans to have a board appointee serve the remainder of the late Curt Smith’s term. Kahl Muscott, district administrator ...

Placer, Nevada county districts make water-waste reporting easier

With conservation conscientiousness gearing up in the face of a prolonged drought and new statewide restrictions, reporting water-wastage is turning to high-tech in Placer County. ...

Old Town Fine Art and Wine Faire is day of fun in the sun

The Second Annual Old Town Fine Art and Wine Faire featured area wineries pouring their vintages and local artists showing their work as well as their techniques — all to the ...

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 ...