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North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Curtains June 30 for Music and More at Placer County's North Auburn theater

Music and More Arts Academy has lost its bid to retain a World War II-vintage theater building in North Auburn it has called home since 1998. The Placer County Board of Supervisor ...

Battle of the Aged

Racquetball players Bill Boris, 75, of Auburn, and Bob Troup, 79, of Colfax, took each other on Tuesday afternoon at the Courthouse Athletic Club to see who the best of the oldest ...

Storm prep: Stock up and hunker down

With heavy rains and winds of up to 40 mph in the immediate forecast, officials are urging people to prepare for downed trees, flooding and power outages. Local author Howard Godf ...

Bear suspected in Auburn sheep deaths

The peace of a neighborhood on the edge of Auburn was shattered this weekend after an overnight attack that left three sheep dead. The culprit is believed to have been a bear, and ...

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

Cigarette butts a drain on nature

Rain flushes water toward storm drains and eventually into nearby waterways. And while it seems routine enough to those of us walking beneath our umbrellas, environmental expe ...

Wicked weather on the way

A pounding storm is predicted to hit the area late Wednesday night and last though Friday. “We’re expecting about 3 to 5 inches of rain in Auburn,” said meteorol ...

Auburn businesses brace for new storm

Old Town Auburn businesses are preparing for this week’s storm after being inundated during last week’s storm. Old Town Pizza flooded when the creek behind the buildin ...

Call to readers: Drought

Is the drought nearing an end? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and la ...