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Ruth Moody show canceled

The entertainment page of today’s Auburn Journal featured a story about a performance by Ruth Moody on Saturday at the State Theatre in Auburn. As of today, this show has be ...

Ex-Garden Valley fire chief facing new charge

  Former Garden Valley Fire Chief William Dekker’s legal woes are mounting. Already facing drunken driving charges from a December arrest that led to his resignation a ...

Want to know if you’re really a local? Take the quiz

About a decade ago, Media Life took on the task of creating a standardized test to determine once and for all whether people who claim to be local are truly just that. The quiz st ...

Cal Fire swift water rescue team trains at the American River

If you crossed over a bridge at the confluence on Wednesday or Thursday you may have seen a team of 17 firefighters from Placer County Cal Fire in their brightly colored dry suits ...

Crash video highlights Auburn neighborhood concerns about high school drivers

The video starts with an empty street on a rainy day. It’s Auburn’s Finley Street. It’s about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, just as Placer High students who have driven off ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Roads closed in Pilot Hill area for manhunt

1:50 p.m. UPDATE Jan. 21 A search in the Pilot Hill area was unable to locate the man authorities were looking for today. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advising re ...

Search on for potential North Auburn homeless shelter site

The initial, tentative steps in a search for a potential homeless shelter site in North Auburn are taking place, with a report by a commercial real estate business providing a glim ...

People to watch: Finding historical relevance in North Auburn buildings

Ramona Brockman traces her love for old buildings back to an 1870s Victorian in Denver, Colo. The house was her grandmother’s and she looks back now with appreciation for ma ...

PG&E cleanup along Wise Canal nearly completed

If you walk your dog or jog on the dirt path along Wise Canal, you may notice a portion of it is a little bit tidier these days, and stacks of logs are piled in some places. That& ...

Meddlers -- Jan. 19: Update on homelessness in Auburn; snow safety concerns

Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday. Auburn Journal reporter Tricia Caspers-Ross, whose beat includes cit ...

Auburn dentist, Dr. Mark Abel, retiring after four decade career

When Mark Abel began his dental career in Auburn in 1974, he took on three dentistry jobs to support his growing family. He worked part-time for Dr. Jim Brown, part-time at Chapa-D ...

Man wounded in Loomis deputies’ shoot-out Monday in serious condition

The suspect in Monday’s shooting in a Loomis shopping center remains in serious condition at a Roseville hospital, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Rod ...

A soggy day (in Auburn town)

One more storm down. Another on the way. It’s a regular occurrence at the start of 2016 as drought gives way to more normal conditions. On Tuesday, with the ground in Aubur ...

Storm pattern improving water outlook

After four years of drought, a return to more normal winter weather is improving the outlook for the coming year’s Nevada Irrigation District water supply. General Manager R ...