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Complaint about disabled access leads to war of words with ARD

What Pat Kenneally intended to be a simple complaint to the Auburn Recreation District about disabled access at park sites has turned into a war of words. After attending May's Par ...

Gold Rush music vital link to modern sounds

The world rushed in after gold was discovered in the hills of California in 1849, and then rapidly rushed out again. But the music created by the men that followed her luster conti ...

Block Party

It's a sound of childhood - omnipresent in some homes, sporadic but incessant in explosive bursts of imagination in others. It's made by little boys and girls. The passion starts e ...

Memories of Hiroshima: A shocking day of loss

NEWCASTLE - Sixty years later, Howard Nakae can still remember how it felt to learn that an atomic bomb had dropped on Hiroshima. Like many Japanese Americans in Placer County dur ...

Memories of Hiroshima: Delivering the end to a tragic war

For six days this time every year, one Auburn woman doesn't change her shirt. She doesn't do it because she hates doing the laundry, or because she forgot to take it off, or even ...

'Fire sale' a big draw in Foresthill

FORESTHILL - Victor Gurule quickly found a pair of work boots for all of a buck at Saturday's giant fund-raising garage sale for the community's volunteer firefighters. Then he set ...

Caution urged in canyon

A warning has been issued to people hiking, cycling and walking on Auburn dam project roads to use extreme caution while construction continues on the American River pump station p ...

Scars of Stevens Fire still in hearts, homes

COLFAX - As Monday marks exactly one year since the Stevens Fire started and ultimately destroyed two homes in the Cape Horn neighborhood above Colfax, residents there continue to ...

Auburn's top cop captures Police and Fire Games honors

And the gold medal goes to Nick Willick, Auburn's chief of police. Willick participated in the shot-put event at the 2005 Western States Police and Fire Games held last week in Re ...

Government Calendar, Aug. 8-11, 2005

Monday, August 8 The American River Authority board of directors will meet at 1 p.m. in the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. The Place ...