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Placer Vineyards exempt from vernal pool regulations

Citing a desire to keep development costs down to prevent further increases in housing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week exempted the planned Placer Vineyards developme ...

Lawsuit delays Loomis Town Council workshop on horse ranches

A special workshop to discuss the use of horse ranches in Loomis is over before it had a chance to get started. The Loomis Town Council has canceled a meeting to consider zoning o ...

Going wireless

Some people draw the line at cell phones. Other stop before Internet, mp3 music downloads or digital photography. Arlene Holm, of Auburn, draws the line between typed correspondenc ...

Members take on the winter wonderlands

The Auburn Ski Club has come a long way since its founders trudged up Highway 40 in 1928 with mail-order skis and rented machinery, with winter recreation on their mind. They brok ...

The walk of life - Relay unites community in cancer fight

Hundreds of Auburn-area residents are making the bittersweet walk around the Gold Country Fairgrounds ring road today, raising awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. ...

Local teacher among team suing Arnold

Her day job is teaching first-graders at Rock Creek School. But on her days off, she battles The Terminator. Lysa Sassman, 39, is one of two California teachers named as plaintiffs ...

County promises warning before urban pesticide sprays

Placer County officials informed the public about their efforts to combat West Nile virus in a Thursday forum at Roseville City Hall, making it clear they would make a formal annou ...

Forest Service looks back at 100 years

The newly restored guard station at Robinson Flat provided a glimpse Saturday into a time when the U.S. Forest Service patrolled an isolated, relatively untrammeled timberland on t ...

Paving to cause detour on Interstate 80

Motorists heading west on Interstate 80 near Colfax will face a detour Monday night as paving continues in the area. Starting at 9 p.m., Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol ...

Power poles electrocuting Auburn hawks

It's not all that uncommon to find dead animals in the rural foothills, but when one North Auburn woman kept finding dead hawks in her yard, she took action. "They're dropping unde ...