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Methodist open house

This is not a craft fair, Christmas bazaar, prayer meeting or bake sale. The Newcastle United Methodist Church is hosting an old fashioned Christmas Open House from 2-5 p.m. on De ...

Call to readers: Border security

Do you think we need tighter border security? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include yo ...

Placer probation untouched by Prop. 47 funding issues

  When Proposition 47 passed earlier this month it left some California counties in a financial lurch to make up for state funding they received for treating rather than inca ...

Trustee’s sale coming for Auburn Airport Industrial Park buildings?

Buildings at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park owned by a Long Beach business are in default and could be sold at auction next month. The land underneath the buildings is owned b ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...

Mermaids make splash for charity

It was a scene right out of a Disney movie with pirates, mermaids and of course, a pirate ship. The backyard of a Granite Bay home was the scene of a photo shoot for a pirate and ...

Placer County inmates beging to walk under Prop. 47

Placer County began releasing eligible prisoners who petitioned for their freedom Monday under Proposition 47. Up to 180 inmates in the Placer County Jail could receive ...

Impacts of Prop. 47 on convict fire crews uncertain

  When Proposition 47 passed earlier this month allowing many convicted felons to have their crimes reduced to misdemeanors and their sentences reduced, it caused ripple effe ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964

Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...

Commissions seek new blood

If you’ve ever had your eyes set on one of the commissions or committees in Auburn, now is your chance to apply for consideration. The city is on the hunt for six applicants ...