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Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...

Logging part of rehabilitation in wake of wildfires

Many years ago forests were regulated and kept in check by fire. A fire sparked by lightning would clear dead under brush and give larger, healthier trees room to grow. Today, fir ...

Local heroes to be honored at annual dinner

The Auburn Elks are at it again – honoring the men and women who risk their lives in the name of public safety, that is. The Auburn Elks 30th Annual Public Safety Award ...

Placer County's Tahoe National Forest ‘Big Trees’ giant sequoia grove gets some TLC

Placer County’s Big Trees Grove and surrounding forest of old growth giants are getting some tender loving care to keep them growing strong for a thousand more years or longe ...

It’s the end of an era

It is the end of an era. After serving thousands of prime rib dinners, breakfasts and cocktails, Lou La Bonte’s is closing its doors Sunday after 68 years in business. The i ...

Michaels opens for business in North Auburn

North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty store has found a home in Auburn. The doors opened on the Rock Creek Plaza shopping center Michaels store this past week, p ...

More than basketball skills

“Not everyone is going to be a basketball player, but everyone is going to be a part of society,” is a motto of Coach Gary McCullough. McCullough is the co-commissione ...

Placer County exploring new rules for ‘boutique’ wineries

New proposed rules are attempting to balance Placer County desires to help develop a viable winemaking industry and concerns of neighbors over the intrusion of noise, traffic and o ...

Iconic eatery Lou La Bonte’s closes its doors

It is the end of an era. After serving thousands of prime rib dinners, breakfasts and cocktails, Lou La Bonte’s is closing its doors Sunday after 68 years in business. The i ...

Media Life: U.S. Hall of Fame honors for Auburn’s Olympic gold medalist

Add another golden achievement to Stacy Dragila’s Olympian list of accomplishments. And while her just-announced selection to this year’s class of inductees into the N ...