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Restaurants, hotels lead Placer, regional job growth

New jobs in the rapidly growing leisure and hospitality sectors kept Placer County and regional unemployment numbers buoyant in June. A report issued Friday by the state Employmen ...

Out of control on Foresthill Road

AUBURN JOURNAL PHOTO This pickup rests on its side along Foresthill Road, about three miles east of Auburn, after the driver lost control and it veered out of its eastbound lane, ...

Placer Water customers hit state conservation target

Placer County Water Agency customers are meeting the state’s 32 percent water-saving benchmark – barely. The Auburn-based agency released figures this week for June th ...

Progress made in wildfire containment

The fire that started near Coloma and burned roughly 200 acres Thursday has been largely contained as of Friday afternoon. Officials named the wild land blaze, near Bacchi Road an ...

Chronic crime target of newly appointed deputy

Chronic crime is behind the appointment of a new “problem-oriented policing” deputy in North Auburn. The filling of the position, which was created last year, will tas ...

Media Life: Of Weimar TB cemetery, Star Wars, Constable Jack’s

A massive effort since 2012 to document the 1,000-plus graves at what was once the Weimar Sanatorium for tuberculosis sufferers has yielded a book that should provide some good rea ...

Man follows gas thief until sheriff catches up

A Roseville resident spotted a man allegedly stealing gas from a car on Livoti Avenue in the unincorporated area of Roseville in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to t ...

Remembering Bill Brooks’ impact with Sierra View, Roseville community

Ice clinked against her glass as she set it on the white, linen tablecloth at her home in Roseville. The nerves were overwhelming and her hands were shaky, but she proceeded nonet ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 15 and 22, 1965

Auburn boy on ship adrift in Atlantic A memorable year in Germany as a foreign exchange student had an exciting climax for Lauren Ratkoviak of Auburn when the liner bringing him ...

Foothills china painter passes suddenly

The world of china painting shrunk a little more this week with the loss of a well-known Auburn master. Joanne Inman, a talented porcelain artist and teacher, passed away suddenly ...

New sanctuary aims to help animals get back on their hooves, claws and paws

The first animal Danielle and Josh Hanosh rescued was a tortoise they found tucked under their garbage bins when they lived in Citrus Heights. They gave him a warm terrarium and na ...

United States Navy calls Auburn car buff to service

Nathan Beldner comes across as a good, ol’ fashion American. From his polite but protective nature to the U.S. Navy sticker on the back of his classic Dodge truck, the 22-yea ...

Correa pleads no contest

David Lee Correa, the man accused in the 2014 death of bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell, pleaded no contest to felony gross vehicular manslaughter charges in a Roseville courtroom Tu ...

Ride to honor, support veterans

There’s roughly 11,100 miles separating the shores of the United States and the battlefields of Afghanistan. A motorcycle ride aims to honor the soldiers and veterans who hav ...

Meddlers Report – July 14

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...