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Auburn's Patricia Fink dies at 83

Giving, supportive and loving are the words her family first uses when they speak about Patricia (Patti) Leone Fink. “My mother was completely amazing and the kindest person ...

New Weimar clinic fills healthcare gap

Finding reliable, accessible healthcare can be a difficult task in the rural areas of Placer County, but one clinic is changing patients’ treatment options for the better. T ...

Sheriff's deputies hone skills in pursuit, evasion

ROSEVILLE — Quick reaction time and skill are what make Placer County Sheriff’s deputies effective on patrol, but healthy competition during training sessions is what k ...

Roseville's 'Skim X' murder case headed for trial

A Placer County Superior Court judge upheld charges Wednesday against Christopher Northam, Jr. and his ex-wife Averill Easley, who stands accused of being an accomplice after the f ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

Auburn's newest dog park is celebrated by frolicking furry friends

LAKE OF THE PINES --The Lake of the Pines Huck Finn Dog Park reopened Wednesday morning too many eager dog owners. Dogs of all sizes were frolicked in the pond and run through the ...

Call to readers: Saving water

How do you plan to conserve more water? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city y ...

Facilities review prioritizes projects

Editor’s note: This is part two in a three-part series on Placer Union High School District’s response to funding changes Colfax High School in tandem with the Placer ...

Meddlers Report – March 31

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 ...

Pesky pranks

Who doesn’t like tapping into their inner deviant and pulling a good prank? April Fools’ Day is here and so are the meticulously devised hoaxes and practical pranks be ...

Rocklin singer-song writer looks to shake area with ‘California vibes’

Jeanette Hawkins may be a young songwriter, but her time spent in a bleaker part of the world has left an enduring belief in music’s power to heal the spirit. Now, as she mak ...

Van fire on I-80; traffic backed up west of Penryn

12:30 p.m. 4/1/15 PENRYN: A van fire on eastbound Interstate 80, just east of the Penryn exit, has traffic backed up two to three miles. The fire has been extinguished but traffic ...

Choose a chili packed with flavor, not fat

Have you ever looked at that chicken in the refrigerator and thought ... “Not another night of the typical chicken. Fried, Baked, Grilled etc. How can I prepare this chicken ...

Call to readers: APOA letters

Did you receive a letter from the Auburn Police Officers Association (APOA)? What do you think about it? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish you ...

Agencies brace for fire season

Worry over the seemingly eminent fire threat this year is manifesting itself in the preparations being made at state and local fire stations. With the lack of rain and snow a cons ...