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Explosive oil-train issue on track for Auburn airing

Could foothills communities be on a collision course with danger from an oil-train explosion? Auburn residents will get an opportunity Thursday to learn about the possible impact ...

10 ways to pass a rainy day

Heavy rain is expected all day today, with a 50 to 60 percent chance of showers throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Sacramento. It’s been a ...

Media Life: Documentary, book focus on endurance

  Michigan Bluff’s Myles Smythe has melded a passion for running with a filmmaker’s drive to tell a story worth telling. The result is a new documentary called & ...

Auburn's pension obligations not new, but still weighty

The city’s pension obligations will rise steadily in the coming years, and the city is struggling to keep up.  “We are feeling the impact of decisions that were m ...

BOARDS AND BREWS: Friday's Art of Beer event supports local skateboard non-profit

What happens when a skater grows up? Unless life has come a full 900 degrees and inspired a video game franchise, avenues for applying a childhood passion are limited. Not everyo ...

Meddlers -- Jan. 26: Pot pensions and the Auburn Journal

Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday. Auburn Journal reporter Tricia Caspers-Ross, whose beat includes city hal ...

City nips state pot regulations in the bud

Auburn residents may not grow, sell, or deliver marijuana within city limits — for now. In an effort to get ahead of state regulations that will go into effect on March 1 if ...

Poetry Out Loud: Voices of passion

Placer Arts presented the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest Sunday afternoon at the General Gomez Arts and Event Center in Auburn. Approximately 50 family members, frie ...

Suicide threat closes Foresthill Bridge crossing

A man threatening to jump off the Foresthill Bridge led to a closure of Foresthill Road on Saturday afternoon as law enforcement successfully convinced him not to commit suicide. ...

Barbecue chain Dickey's coming to North Auburn

North Auburn’s growing Highway 49 business strip will have some Texas barbecue flavor to add to its expanding restaurant roster with the opening of Dickey’s Barbecue Pi ...

Transient faces charges in neighborhood scare incident

For some Auburn residents, Saturday morning began with a knock on the door by an intoxicated and incoherent man. Auburn Police Department received several calls from the Live Oak ...

Gun actions not expected to affect sales in California

 Almost three weeks later, President Barack Obama’s Jan. 4 executive actions to reduce gun violence are still being talked about at offices and homes throughout the nati ...

Lightning strike causes damage in Meadow Vista

A thunderstorm left its mark on Meadow Vista when a lightning strike cut a swath along the bark of a 75-foot pine tree, fried electrical outlets in one home and damaged another F ...

Voices of passion & poetry

Placer Arts presented the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest Sunday afternoon at the General Gomez Arts & Event Center in Auburn. Approximately 50 family, friends an ...

Placer County’s jobless rate stays low

Placer County’s unemployment rate dropped another notch in December, reflecting a continuing increase in jobs in the region. The region’s unemployment rate is the lowe ...