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Laser therapy used against nicotine

Christmas is only 3½ months away, and like most 13-year-olds, Alex Lopez knows exactly what he wants. Only in Alex's case, an Xbox or a new bike don't even make the list. Se ...

Bowman senior housing gets planners' approval

A 182-unit senior housing development planned for property north of Interstate 80 in Bowman next to the Foothills Motel has the support of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Counc ...

Hopping toward safety

When thousands of revelers hit the streets of Auburn Saturday night for the Black & White Ball, police will be on the lookout for drunk drivers. But there are alternatives to drink ...

Park preserve work split into phases

Auburn residents may be strolling on concrete pathways under shady oaks by next fall if construction of the Auburn School Park Preserve goes according to plan. The $4 million proje ...

Gas prices begin a retreat from post-hurricane highs

As gas prices are falling from record highs during the summer driving season, the costs of heating your home this winter with natural gas may be rising. The AAA of Northern Califor ...

Cops' dunk tank to raise storm aid

Placer County Law enforcement agencies are teaming up and getting dunked to raise money for their counterparts in the hurricane-stricken region of Louisiana. The public is invited ...

Volunteers can get into the Ball for free

There's no need for the fairy godmother - even if you're as poor as Cinderella, you really can go to the ball. Those who contribute five hours of volunteer labor prior to this Sat ...

Wine festivals thrive while grapes take their sweet time

It's baaaaaaaaccck ... the third annual Auburn Wine Festival is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, so save the date for an afternoon of trying the finest wines of the foothills ...

Art gallery blooms at Meadow Vista florist shop

More than flowers are in bloom at a florist shop in Meadow Vista. Now called Meadow Vista Florist, Gallery & Gifts, new owners Chuck and Patti Riddell are expanding the focus to s ...

Olde Coloma Theatre to live on beyond founder's passing

One woman's love of the theater spanned a lifetime and helped bring fun, laughter and a restored Gold Rush-style theater to the tiny town of Coloma. Although June Scott Payne, foun ...