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Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Increasing snowpack a welcome sight at resorts

Recent snowfall in the Sierra left behind 20 inches of fresh snow and travelers ready to hit the slopes. “We are heading up from San Francisco to get in some skiing,” ...

Ruffcorn to take helm as interim director

Auburn officials formally announced their plans to make Police Chief John Ruffcorn the Interim Director of Emergency Service Administration Friday morning – a move that will ...

Bus route to Auburn give new link to services

The journey from Downtown Auburn to social services near the airport can be dangerous on foot or bicycle, but a cooperative effort between the city and county will soon make it as ...

Placer ranks No. 2 statewide in health

Access to health care, recreation and a variety of nutritious foods gave Placer County a leg up when it came to ranking among the healthiest counties in California. The 2014 repor ...

K9s give pause to criminals

FOLSOM — Nose to the ground, testing the air for the scent of drug residue, it didn’t take long for a K9 deputy to find the narcotics hidden in a high school administra ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Red Cross shelter in Auburn helps homeless weather rain, winds

Shelter from the storm for Lanni Kennedy was on a cot under some warm blankets at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kennedy, a homeless resident of the Auburn area who like ...

Rain falls hard, doesn’t cause much damage

A much hyped and anticipated storm dropped little rain in Auburn by late afternoon and hadn’t caused any known damage. There were a few power outages in the area, according ...