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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 ...

Canyon Keepers meeting tonight

  The July 7 meeting of the Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers (ASRACK) will feature Cal Fire Forester Steve Garcia, who will explain forest management techniques, ...

Independence Day weekend offers mixture of activity for first responders

The holiday weekend was a flurry of activity for some area first responders, while others saw a relatively low volume of calls for service. Foresthill Fire crews responded to the ...

Heart pushes teen toward success

Even more impressive than Maddie Carpenter’s grade point average is her laser focus on the future – a future she plans to devote to helping others. Just last week, Mad ...

FBI Seeking Information to Identify Victims in International Sextortion Case

  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance to identify additional victims of convicted online predator Lucas Michael Chansler. Chans ...

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, drones hovering to stay

Drones. Are they a force for evil or a force for good? That’s the subject up for debate in Auburn after Saturday night’s fireworks show at the Gold Country Fairgrounds ...

Police looking for assault suspect

    The Grass Valley Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Alan Kierkegaard, who has also gone by the name Sorenson, ...

What marriage equality means for locals

Imagine you’re married. For many, that’s not difficult. Now imagine your marriage isn’t recognized outside the state California. Every time you travel, you might ...

Old Town rings in Fourth of July with family favorites

Juice and seeds spatter on the pavement as more than 30 kids race to finish a watermelon slice during the Fourth of July watermelon-eating challenge in Old Town Auburn Saturday mor ...

City and business owner look for resolution over pipe

An old drainage pipe has set back construction and delayed the reopening of a popular Downtown Auburn gas station. It may also be a wedge between the City of Auburn and the busines ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 1 and 8, 1965

Humane Society branch would halt 100-mile Tevis Cup ride An attempt by the California branch of the Humane Society of the United States to halt the famed 100-mile Tevis Cup Trail ...

Artist speaks through brush

With each detailed pull of her brush, Joanne Inman adds a little more to her story of beating the odds and fulfilling her passion for porcelain painting. She looks at home poised ...

Grand jury report recommends human trafficking tracking system

A state-wide system is needed to track victims of human trafficking crimes, according to the recent Placer County Grand Jury report. The report recommends that the Children’s ...

Auburn's 4th celebration to be red hot, white, and blue

It’s predicted to be a scorcher on Fourth of July this year, but if you’re willing to brave the heat, there are plenty of patriotic activities to be enjoyed. Early bir ...