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CHP handling Auburn-area bus accident

According to the California Highway Patrol's Traffic Incident website, officers are dealing with a bus collision near Wise Road and Mt. Vernon Road. The bus reportedly collided ...

Call to readers: Getting the news

Do you read the paper online or in print? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and la ...

National Arbor Day group targets American Fire area for tree planting

A national organization plans to plant more than 600,000 trees in an area of the Tahoe National Forest damaged by the 2013 American Fire, east of Foresthill. The Arbor Day Foundat ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Appeal on Robbers Fire indictment keeps case on ice

With Placer County proceedings stayed indefinitely, both sides in the case of Robbers Fire arson suspect Bryon Mason are awaiting a state appeals court ruling. Mason’s case ...

Farmers-to-be urged to apply for April academy

The Placer/Nevada office of the University of California Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the Beginning Farming Academy in Auburn. The class runs from 8 a.m. to ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

I-80, Meadow Vista crashes slow traffic, injure biker

A motorcycle rider was injured Monday in a crash with a truck on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. Injured in the crash was motorcycle rider Scott Trauman, 24, of Colfax. Accord ...

New officer comes aboard with Auburn Police Department

The streets of Auburn have a new officer patrolling the beat, and he’s bringing new energy and enthusiasm to his role. Dylan Andert, the latest addition to the Auburn Police ...

Preservation goal for city historian

In the modern world of technology and dreams of the future, one woman is making sure Auburn’s incredible history is not forgotten in the process of living daily life. The jo ...