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Media Life: Auburn sculptor creates Capitol’s new Reagan statue

A labor of love for many, a bronze statue of California Gov. Ronald Reagan – and, oh yes, a U.S. president as well – will be unveiled at the Capitol in Sacramento on Mo ...

Placer County eyes new North Auburn office building

The next new building constructed at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn could be for government uses. While not mentioned during budget discussions with the Board ...

'Just a minute' deadly words for car-bound

By now it should go without saying – don’t leave any living thing in a hot car. But as the mercury begins to rise, animals and humans alike will – as they do ever ...

Sheriff's deputies bridge gap with common ground

The animals deputies work with and love are also the quickest way for them to bridge the communication gap between law enforcement and the community. From the outside, the uniform ...

Auburn Party in Park is music … and much more

With a Louisiana vibe in the air, Party in the Park returns for a 15th year on Friday. And “Mr. Party in the Park” Scott Holbrook is touting this year’s event as ...

Mick Martin to “rock” Loomis for blues festival June 27

Bring your folding chairs, your appetite for barbecue and your kids to the Blues, Burgers, and Brew festival—one of the biggest family-friendly outdoor events to happen in Lo ...

Placer to curb homeless camping on county land

Placer County is moving toward an Aug. 5 start date to move the homeless and their possessions off a high-profile camp set up on its own lawn in North Auburn. Facing a flurry of c ...

Endangered Ophir fire station stays open for now

Ophir’s fire station will remain open until at least Jan. 1, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The board approved its annual contract with Cal Fire for fire protect ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 17 and 24, 1965

Toddler missing at Tahoe: Search for boy intensified The search for 2-year-old James Bordenkircher entered its fifth day yesterday as the Placer County Sheriff’s Department ...

Man sought in Meadow Vista search goes before judge

The man at the center of an apparent standoff in Meadow Vista was in an Auburn courtroom for arraignment Tuesday afternoon. Bryan Anthony Coberley, 29, was arrested Saturday in Gr ...