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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 ...

Colfax runaway missing for more than 24 hours

In a rural area of Colfax, search parties and police scoured the vicinity for 14-year-old Robert Erickson. After being lost for almost two days, the teen was found just before pre ...

Call to readers: Join

Do you plan to join a gym this month? 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 ...

Will Auburn sue county over Costco?

The first Auburn City Council meeting of the new year has all the makings of a long, discussion-filled gathering. Among other items, the council will be talking about the short-te ...

Drought concerns cast shadow over 2015

A spike in Sierra Nevada precipitation has Placer County Water Agency leaders starting 2015 on a positive note after a year of drought concerns. But they’re also warning tha ...