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Auburn Elementary School lockdown ends, classes resume

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

With innovative spirit, Ceronix thrives

It’s a competitive world for U.S. manufacturers, but Ceronix owners Don and Kay Whitaker have made it a success. Don Whitaker estimates the Auburn-based company has prod ...

Auburn mindfulness teacher shares benefits of living in the present

When a car cuts her off on the freeway, Auburn resident Michelle Jamieson stays calm. It’s a skill called mindfulness. “Through mindfulness we learn specific tools ...

Friends Forever

Every year on Trevor Keller’s birthday, he, Jared Gaches and other friends headed to Sugar Pine Reservoir. Since sixth grade, they’d borrow a boat and go out on the blu ...

Couple arrested in stabbing

An Auburn couple was arrested in the stabbing of a man at the Rock Creek Plaza at the corner of Highway 49 and Bell Road in Auburn Thursday, according to a Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

Celebrate that spring in your step

Spring is here, and it’s a true spring, mild, wet and green, not that leap directly into the dry days of summer that we’ve had the last couple of years. So, how shall w ...

Depoe Bay hosts fundraiser for Jared Gaches and Trevor Keller

Depoe Bay Coffee Company is hosting a fundraiser today for the families of Jared Gaches and Trevor Keller. The coffee company, at 893 High Street in Auburn, will be open until 6 p ...

$10 parking fee at Placer County's Hidden Falls Regional Park?

Hidden Falls Park’s popularity could soon have a price. Facing a litany of complaints from neighbors fed up with Hidden Falls Regional Park parking problems, Placer County i ...

Horse, rider make it safely out of American River canyon tumble

A tumble down a steep American River canyon embankment couldn’t keep Blue down. Aided by a new trail blazed by a Cal Fire crew, the stranded horse was guided back onto a tra ...

Experienced execs join AJ, Gold Country Media

  Two executives with deep experience in community news are joining the Auburn Journal and Gold Country Printing this week. Gary Milks, formerly the publisher of News West P ...

Plant those flowers while ye may, April showers on their way

Hold onto your umbrella - Auburn is in for a wild rollercoaster of weather. While Wednesday’s expected high of 84 degrees was close to record-breaking – a high of 85 w ...

Placer providers buoyant over water supply

The evidence keeps piling up in the Sierra that the drought is all but over in Placer County. Snowpack is 102 percent of average, according to the Nevada Irrigation District. Sno ...

American Canyon tumble puts horse in peril near Auburn

Efforts to rescue a horse reported to have tumbled off a trail near Auburn into an isolated area of the American River canyon were continuing late today. The rider was initially r ...

$64.3M cost estimate for new Placer morgue, crime lab

A study released Tuesday estimates the cost for Placer County to build a new morgue and crime lab at $64.3 million. It’s also identifying the best site for the building woul ...