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Hurricane Katrina: Salvation Army readies disaster response gear

SACRAMENTO - The Salvation Army is preparing to serve 400,000 meals per day to Hurricane Katrina victims and first responders. Meals are being loaded onto 72 mobile canteens and tw ...

No contest plea in attorney's child molestation charge

A Placer County attorney pleaded "no contest" to a single child molestation charge Thursday in an Auburn courtroom. Jonathan R. Tyrell, 39, a criminal attorney from Roseville, appe ...

Teen bands wanted for musical battle

Local bands who have at least two high school members are eligible for the Battle of the Bands, to take place at the Gold Country Fair at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. Top prize will ...

Chips, pastries are so 2004 - healthy lunches are 'in' this year

Each school day during lunch, students have a choice to make. With (at best) an hour-long break divided into eating and recess, and a majority of cafeteria time devoted to checking ...

Hurricane Katrina: Disaster tough for those with ties to flooded city

North Auburn's Donna McCloskey says the tears are hard to fight back as she watches her city die before her eyes. McCloskey has lived in Auburn for more than a year, but through an ...

Runaway truck barrels into Auburn house

An 82-year-old woman watching TV in the front room of her Auburn home Wednesday afternoon was taken to the hospital after a semi-truck crashed through her house. The unidentified w ...

Area schools excelling on state tests

Area schools proved yet again to be top of their class. Test results released by the California Department of Education Wednesday show most schools in the Auburn area well above st ...

Group offers troubled teens a place to turn

From the immense grief of losing a child to suicide came a program to promote the well-being of teens in the hopes of preventing future tragedies. Teens-Matter, a local support gro ...

Dog divers to make splash

Make use of the "dog days" of summer this weekend as the Ashley Memorial Dog Park Foundation puts on its second dock diving dog competition at Overlook Park. Bay-area dock diving p ...

Hurricane Katrina: Many groups accepting storm aid

A partial list of national charitable and religious organizations accepting donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina: Red Cross: 1-800-HELP-NOW or www.redcross.org Salvation Arm ...