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Volunteers needed for April 17 Half-Ironman Triathlon

The second annual World?s Toughest Half-Ironman Triathlon is scheduled to be held in Auburn on Saturday, April 17 and volunteers are needed to support the athletes. Organizers say ...

Elwyn Houx

Elwyn ?Al? Houx died Jan. 27, 2004 at Sutter Medical Center in Roseville following a long illness. He was born May 15, 1926 in Sacramento. He served in World War II with the Hour G ...

Loomis teacher is science buff

LOOMIS ? As her students work quietly, writing in journals, Franklin Elementary School teacher Sharon Hickok sneaks to the counter and pries open a container full of live worms. T ...

Jury convicts man arrested at Auburn pool

A jury Friday found Christopher William Myers, 30, arrested at an Auburn condo as he sat poolside in August 2003 trying to blend in with residents, guilty of eight felony counts in ...

Groundhog fixes his forecast today

Punxsutawney Phil?s California cousin should snooze through all the hoopla that accompanies the Pennsylvania groundhog?s big day today. While it?s Groundhog Day, the yellow-bellied ...

Rehearsing for reality

MEADOW VISTA ? The Special Enforcement Team for the Placer County Sheriff?s Department turned a soon-to-be-demolished house into a training site. ?It?s a rare opportunity to have a ...

Local Schedule

Today, Feb. 1 No events scheduled. -- Monday, Feb. 2 -- SNOWBOARDING Placer, Bear River, Colfax in California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski & Snowboarding Central Division II giant-sl ...

Thank you, Auburn

After six years as sports editor at the Auburn Journal, it?s time for me to move on to the next stage in my writing career. Today is my last day here and I appreciate the Journal f ...

The impact of credit scores on your mortgage interest rate

Credit scoring is one of the most important factors that affect the interest rate on a home mortgage. The sometimes dreaded ?credit report? can be a source of confusion. Even thoug ...

Will buyer forfeit deposit over a dry well?

Dear Sue, About six months ago we found a home that we really liked. Everything about it was perfect. All of the inspections went well (no pun intended) except for the well. We w ...