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Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Starbucks drops Placer County Ethos bottled water supplier, cites drought

UPDATE 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 ...

Tour of California bike race to pedal through Auburn, Cool

Monday will be a red-letter day for fans of competitive cycling when the Amgen Tour of California passes through Auburn and Cool. A total of 144 cyclists from 18 elite teams will ...

Cruise Nite: A window on the past

Sharon Storey and Donnie Smith take a look at a 1937 Ford Humpback during  Cruise Nite in Downtown Auburn at the opening of the popular event’s 31st season Friday. Store ...

At full tilt for Fast Fridays

Bryan Yarrow takes a victory lap around the track after winning the Division I scratch main event Friday during the season opener of Fast Fridays at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in ...

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 ...