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Police brief: Police arrest suspect in assault case

The Grass Valley Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with the July 5 assault of resident Mary Grace Tassone. Alan Kierkegaard, 50, a transient, was arrested Th ...

In brief: Officials identify bridge jump fatality

The Placer County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a man who jumped from the Foresthill Bridge Thursday. Scott Palmer Swinney, 34, of Loomis was found below the 73 ...

Rundel catches up on first year in the trenches

A lot has changed in Auburn and at City Hall since Tim Rundel took the helm a little over a year ago. From reorganizing entire city departments to closing a substantial budgetary ...

To vax or not to vax: You may not have a choice

A new California state law requires children to be fully vaccinated by fall, 2016, if starting school or transitioning to a new school. Though the law has been a hot topic of debat ...

Brass band and fired clay about to be coming your way

This Sunday Katy Fries is combining three of her loves – clay, children, and public art-- to benefit the community. During the City of Trees Brass Band concert 7 p.m. Sunday ...

Who are the homeless; where will they go?

By Tricia Caspers-Ross of the Auburn Journal With questions looming about where the homeless will go once the Placer County Board of Supervisor’s ban on camping on county pr ...

Officer moves up APD ladder

It’s official: The Auburn Police Department has a new sergeant on duty as of Thursday morning. While neither the position nor the officer moving into it are  necessarily ...

Museum to show Gold Rush in new light

For years, the Placer County Gold Rush Museum has offered visitors an up-close look at the history behind the California Gold Rush. In just a few months, an updated version of the ...

Clergies express views on marriage equality

Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series The Auburn Journal contacted close to 25 churches in the Auburn area to gather responses to the Supreme Court’s ...

Meddlers Report – July 7

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 ...

Homeless camp on its way out

The homeless folks camped on the county lawn in North Auburn will soon have to find a new place to hang their hats, as the Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance yesterday that w ...

Potential resolution near in Correa case

ROSEVILLE – A resolution could soon be reached in a case against the man charged with the death of a cyclist along Foresthill Road in 2014. David Lee Correa is charged with ...

Sheriff on foot patrol discovers pot grow near Target

A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy on foot patrol discovered a marijuana grow in a field near Target in North Auburn Monday and arrested a suspect. The deputy was on private ...

Beautiful Minds provides therapy, psychiatry, and wellness classes for those struggling with mental illness

Each week day morning just before 9 a.m., as many as 12 people arrive at the Beautiful Minds building on New Airport Road and file into a conference room as if going to a job. Well ...

Foresthill Road closed to traffic

Updated 3:30 p.m. July 7, 2015 Law enforcement officials have closed Foresthill Road to all traffic at the Foresthill Bridge due to a possible suicidal individual on the bridge.&n ...