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Ruffcorn to take helm as interim director

Auburn officials formally announced their plans to make Police Chief John Ruffcorn the Interim Director of Emergency Service Administration Friday morning – a move that will ...

Bus route to Auburn give new link to services

The journey from Downtown Auburn to social services near the airport can be dangerous on foot or bicycle, but a cooperative effort between the city and county will soon make it as ...

Placer ranks No. 2 statewide in health

Access to health care, recreation and a variety of nutritious foods gave Placer County a leg up when it came to ranking among the healthiest counties in California. The 2014 repor ...

K9s give pause to criminals

FOLSOM — Nose to the ground, testing the air for the scent of drug residue, it didn’t take long for a K9 deputy to find the narcotics hidden in a high school administra ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Red Cross shelter in Auburn helps homeless weather rain, winds

Shelter from the storm for Lanni Kennedy was on a cot under some warm blankets at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kennedy, a homeless resident of the Auburn area who like ...

Rain falls hard, doesn’t cause much damage

A much hyped and anticipated storm dropped little rain in Auburn by late afternoon and hadn’t caused any known damage. There were a few power outages in the area, according ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

Heavy rains expected in afternoon

The first serious rains from today’s storm are predicted to appear around 1 p.m. today with heavier rains to follow. “The heaviest rains will be between and 4-7 p.m.,& ...