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Year of the Ram celebration raising funds for Auburn’s Joss House Museum

Riddled with tradition and symbolism the Chinese New Year of the Ram will be ushered in with a dragon dance at the Happy Wok Restaurant in Auburn as part of the Joss House Museum&r ...

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...

Placer County Superior Court delays sentencing in daycare sex abuse case

ROSEVILLE – A Placer County Superior Court judge was prepared to sentence a 16-year-old boy Wednesday in Roseville for sexually abusing four girls at an Auburn daycare center ...

Auburn Drug Company to close its doors

After serving the Auburn community for more than 100 years, the Auburn Drug Company is closing its doors. Liz Briggs, co-owner with Patti Fink an Andrea Packheiser, said Tuesday t ...

Crackdown on thrill-seekers under Auburn's Foresthill Bridge

Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind this weekend, however, are Placer County Sheriff&r ...

Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge catwalk lures trespassers, daredevils

Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind, however, are Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

Stolen-auto driver flees in North Auburn

A passenger was held at gunpoint by a deputy while a driver of a stolen car fled into the night Sunday in North Auburn. The incident took place Sunday evening along Shale Ridge Ro ...

No big snow, no World Cup event for Placer County

A world-class winter sports event in Placer County has fallen victim to the foibles of Mother Nature, namely not enough snow. And the National Weather Service is projecting little ...

Call to readers: Islamic State

Should U.S. troops be sent to battle ISIS? 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 ...