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Fiery canyon crash severly injures one

A Diamond Springs man was in critical condition following a head-on collision and fiery crash Tuesday morning that shut down Highway 49. A stretch of the highway was closed from L ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 6 and 13, 1965

Agency boo-boo halts tunnel job By Phil Hindley An apparent boo-boo of the first magnitude by the Placer County Water Agency threw 60 men out of work last weekend when the Ophi ...

Cinco de Mayo to spice up Old Town Auburn for 25th year

The California Hispanic community’s traditions will fill the streets of Old Town Auburn with color and sound today. Cinco de Mayo is back in a big way with plenty to see and ...

Fiery crash closes Highway 49

Updated 9:56 a.m. May 5: A fiery crash resulted in the closure of Highway 49 from Auburn to the confluence of the American River.  A vehicle went over the embankment an ...

Auburn area bears witness to environmental impact of King Fire

Four inches of rain is all it took to cloud the middle fork of the American River confluence with a silty, brown haze last week. Today the water is back to its normal hue of blue, ...

Placer pot grows to be discussed by supes

Staff is slated to update the Placer County Board of Supervisors on public concerns and inquiries regarding medical marijuana cultivation. The item is scheduled to be heard at 9:4 ...

Canyon Creek Bridge near Auburn spans water, time

Rustic and solid, a new wooden bridge spanning scenic Canyon Creek in the American River canyon below Auburn is ready for crossing. The bridge is the product of a joint effort by ...

Thousands of homeowner solutions at Auburn Home Show

The Auburn Home Show is attracting thousands to the Gold Country Fairgrounds this weekend, providing solutions and answers to homeowner questions. Throw in some nifty knickknack g ...

Nurses strike, Auburn hospital stays open

Part of a one-day strike by California Nurses Association union members at five Sutter Health hospitals, a demonstration Thursday on Highway 49 in North Auburn alerted passing moto ...

VA office threats launched manhunt

Threats against the Veterans Administration spurred lockdowns in North Auburn during a manhunt for a Nevada County man Tuesday afternoon. Authorities issued an alert to be on the ...