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All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 14 and 21, 1965

Missile, 300 miles away is seen here by many residents Art Johnson was one of many Auburnites who saw the Atlas missile fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara Coun ...

Colfax runaway returns

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: a missing child. That nightmare became a reality for Jamie Hinrichs of Colfax and Chad Erickson of Roseville on Sunday, Jan. 11 when t ...

Call to readers: Costco

Is Costco in North Auburn a bad idea? 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 ...

Developer shifts gears on Penryn apartment project

A 150-apartment project in rural Placer County that raised the hackles of some Penryn and Loomis residents in 2012 is now dramatically downshifting plans. According to Placer Coun ...

Meddlers Report – Jan. 13

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 ...

Rental ordinance approved; now what?

A mostly cheering crowd marked the approval of one of Auburn’s more polarizing issues — short-term residential rentals in Auburn. The proposed ordinance, geared toward ...

Sands of time

Tibetan monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery in India will pay a visit to Grass Valley and Auburn for two week this month. Sierra Friends of Tibet will host the monks who come f ...

All westbound lanes closed on Interstate 80 near Penryn

A multi-vehicle car crash on westbound Interstate 80, just east of the Penryn exit, has closed all lanes. More information will be posted when it becomes available.

Alternatives to fire during winter burning season

The hazy shade of winter was a dominant hue Monday morning in the foothills as the wind died but outdoor burning continued. The Placer County Air Pollution Control District called ...

Auburn to sue Placer over Costco

The city has decided to make its first move in the proverbial chess game that will be the legal battle against county plans for a Costco in North Auburn. Council members announced ...