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Rain in Auburn, snow dusting in Sierra

The rain came down Thursday in Auburn, with flashes of lightning and the rumble of thunder to underscore what has been a rare occasion during four years of drought. But the stormy ...

Jumper cat-and-mouse at Foresthill Bridge catwalk

With a full moon lighting the way down into the American River canyon from the catwalk of the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn, 10 parachute-outfitted jumpers readied for a 730-foot t ...

Hot rods and classic cars

Revved-up Rods, chopped and dropped Mercs and classic muscle cars will take hit Lincoln Way in Auburn beginning May 8. Auburn Cruise Nite’s monthly showing from May through ...

New hires bolster ranks at Auburn Police Department

There has been a steady stream of new faces and new energy at the Auburn Police Department in the last few months. Since March, three new police officers have joined the departmen ...

Media Life: “Louie Louie” singer’s Applegate sister remembers

It was a request from an older brother that she felt duty bound to help with – as sisters often do. Applegate’s Jill Zander recalls she was a junior at Washington High ...

Starbucks pulling Ethos water sourcing out of Placer, state

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 fourth ...

Drought reduces whitewater releases on Middle Fork American River

Whitewater outfitters on the American River’s middle fork in Placer County are facing fewer trips this summer. Upstream releases of surging water that buoy rafting trips on ...

New Dutch Bros. Auburn location opens BIG

Thumping bass and coffee bargains greeted Auburn on Wednesday as Dutch Bros. Coffee opened its new location in a big way. The electronic sign was up Tuesday alerting motorists alo ...

Meddlers Report – May 5

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 ...

"Butt lady of Auburn" surpasses 100,000 mark

What cigarette butts lurk in the heart of Auburn? Sally Dawley knows. Like an unwitting hero driven to do the right thing, she has made clearing the streets of trash a personal mis ...