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Health campaigns stride into Auburn

Strides were made for two very different causes in very similar ways Saturday. Close to 100 people broke out their walking shoes and took to the streets to walk and support the Hea ...

Development review changes afoot

Placer County's land development process is being revamped as the new Community Development Resource Agency prepares to move into its new North Auburn office building. The building ...

Would-be pilots get help spreading wings

Young Eagles took to the air Saturday morning. The program, which takes children between 8 and 17 on free, 20-minute flights to get them interested in flying, had close to 50 child ...

'Stuff-a-Bus' to collect for food closet

A "Stuff-a-Bus" food collection event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 in the parking lot at the Raley's supermarket on Lincoln Way in Auburn. Interested ...

Upper Lake Clementine to be closed to kill invasive plants

The Upper Lake Clementine day use area of the Auburn State Recreation Area will be closed to the public starting Oct. 1 through Oct. 10 for a resource management project. As part o ...

Tahoe Forest fire contained; 1 injured

Firefighters successfully contained a wildland fire east of Alta in the Tahoe National Forest, but not before one firefighter was injured. "We had full containment at 7 p.m. Thursd ...

Local GOP breaks with governor to oppose redistricting

While the prospect of a redistricting proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot is seen as a key driver in Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's statewide reform effort, local Republican leaders voted ...

County to start mailing Nov. 8 sample ballots

All Placer County registered voters should prepare to check their mailboxes for the Nov. 8, 2005 special statewide election sample ballot pamphlet. Sample ballot pamphlets will be ...

Forum to take look at concerns about media

"Media Matters!," a free public forum held to discuss concerns with the media, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in the Unitarian Universalists Building, 190 Finley St., A ...

Event gives kids a chance to take to the skies

Children can reach new heights this Saturday - literally - with the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program. Young Eagles is a national aviation initiation progra ...