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Conversation on conservation: No easy drought answers

Deep into a prolonged drought, foothills water suppliers are sharing a message of conservation. For a second year, the Nevada Irrigation District is set to hold a community drough ...

Adventure program reaches out to teens

For some teens, a sense of direction and the resources to find their way are the missing pieces of life’s puzzle. After living through some of the hardships facing many teen ...

Pumped up gas prices for how long?

How low or high will they go? It’s an eternal — and infernal – question for motorists who’ve watched gas prices ping ponging since the summer, when oil pri ...

Amgen race skirts Auburn

The Amgen Tour of California’s second stage of the 10th anniversary popular bicycle race passed through the outskirts of Auburn Monday. Starting in Nevada City, the ride came ...

Vehicle fire slowing traffic on Bell Road

Updated 4:53 p.m. May 11, 2015 A vehicle fire and a possible vegetation fire on Bell Road are causing traffic delays. The incident is reportedly at Bell Road and Old Airport Road ...

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Starbucks drops Placer County Ethos bottled water supplier, cites drought

UPDATE Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a ...

Tour of California bike race to pedal through Auburn, Cool

Monday will be a red-letter day for fans of competitive cycling when the Amgen Tour of California passes through Auburn and Cool. A total of 144 cyclists from 18 elite teams will ...

Cruise Nite: A window on the past

Sharon Storey and Donnie Smith take a look at a 1937 Ford Humpback during  Cruise Nite in Downtown Auburn at the opening of the popular event’s 31st season Friday. Store ...

At full tilt for Fast Fridays

Bryan Yarrow takes a victory lap around the track after winning the Division I scratch main event Friday during the season opener of Fast Fridays at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in ...