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Auburn forcible entry suspect arrested

Police arrested a man after he reportedly tried to force his way into the Auburn home of a woman and her two small children Wednesday night. Thirty-nine-year-old Ramiro Castanon, ...

Media Life: Of a Hitchcock blonde, great nails, Vietnam and Placer County

The BBC featured it. The New York Times wrote about it. And a well-received short film “Happy Hands” gave it the human element. The story that has emerged in recent ye ...

1960s dragsters starring at Downtown Auburn Cruise Nite car event

The forecast is for a hot June night but not hot enough to keep classic car buffs and fans from turning out for tonight for Auburn’s Cruise Nite. The cavalcade of vintage De ...

Christian congregations hope to ‘Ignite’ Auburn on Sunday evening

Two years ago nearly 700 Christian Auburnites gathered for an evening interdenominational worship service, and now they’re planning to gather again, this time in a new locati ...

New 3-D imaging mammogram machine now available at Sutter Auburn Faith

Imagine looking at a flat circle, trying to find something small and hidden under a layer of pebbles on the surface. Now imagine you could turn that flat circle into a 3-D ball, ro ...

New home sales soar in Placer County, regionally

May was hot – for the Placer County and regional homebuilding industry. The North State Building Industry Association tallied 287 new-home sales for the month, including 128 ...

Placer Water concerned about Folsom releases

While rain fell in Auburn and the Placer County region through much of Wednesday, Placer County Water Agency’s concern over a projected drawdown of water levels at Folsom Lak ...

Art Walk brings scenic views and live music to downtown

Sierra Vista Community Center is quiet on Wednesday afternoons, but if a visitor meandered her way all the way to the back of the building, she might discover a handful of artists ...

Falcons, climbers sharing Cave Valley cliffs this summer

Surf Tower, Tilting Vertex and Wreckage Wall may sound like roller coaster rides at a favorite amusement park, but these routes along the limestone cliffs at Cave Valley climbing a ...