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The Food Dude: The sweet potato – one of the world’s healthiest foods

You have eaten the sweet potato at holiday meals for years. Sweet potato pie, mashed sweet potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, sweet potato casserole and the list goes on. However, d ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 8 and 15, 1965

Auburn has first woman mayor Selma Gordon, a brunette housewife with a deep interest in public affairs, this week became the first of her gender to be mayor of Auburn. Chosen to ...

AB60 numbers surpass DMV estimates

The legislation geared toward licensing undocumented immigrants has meant larger than expected turnouts at Department of Motor Vehicles offices throughout the state. With nearly 5 ...

Auburn recreation site renews lease

The clatter of falling pins and whir of machinery won’t be sounds fading from the recreational background noise of Auburn any time soon. For a while it looked as though Foot ...

Storm to bring rain, snow to Auburn, Sierra

Rain today in the foothills and as much as 24 inches of snow in higher points of the Sierra won’t be near enough to ease drought and water supply concerns, a Nevada Irrigatio ...

Fire destroys house in Foresthill

A fire gutted a house in a Foresthill residential area Saturday morning but firefighters were able to keep it from spreading to nearby buildings. The fire was reported at about 8 a ...

A fine day for finding eggs

Clover Veiga, 16 months old, takes some time to enjoy the goodies she found during her first Easter egg hunt Saturday in Newcastle.  The Newcastle Golden Spike Lions organiz ...

Auburn writers group is an open book

Published and aspiring writers alike congregate to bounce ideas off one another and share insights at Gold Country Writers (GCW) meetings. Gold Country Writers will be hosting an ...

Auburn's Ride with Pride

It’s time to sign up for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s annual Ride With Pride, a one-day camp  that pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse ...

Auburn recieves money for mutts

The Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation recently received a grant to assist in helping Auburn’s animals in need. Eighteen years ago, three women were brought together by th ...