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Newcastle crash injures driver on Highway 193

The California Highway Patrol was investigating a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 193 in Newcastle that sent the driver to hospital and slowed traffic. The cra ...

Wildlife seek refuge, often leading to human encounters

Some are animal rescue groups are bracing for what is shaping up to be a busy spring and summer in light of current California conditions. The signs of increased animal activity a ...

Judge: Plea deal not tough enough

ROSEVILLE – After days of deliberation, a Placer County Superior Court judge said he would not approve the plea deal in the Colored Pencils daycare sex abuse case as it stand ...

Sheridan murder suspect’s state hospital placement still on hold

A Placer County judge is asking state hospital officials to admit accused murderer Ana Bejenariu within a month or provide an explanation for what is now a two-month delay in her p ...

England’s Warwick University moving on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. Plans announced today by the school call for a phas ...

1,000 bikes expected for Sweetheart Ride

For more than 30 years motorcyclists have gathered in Auburn for the annual Sweetheart Ride and this year about 1,000 bikes are expected to enjoy the ride. C&E Indian Motorcyc ...

Partial skull found near Georgetown

Thursday Feb. 12, 9:20 a.m. Partial remains of a skull were found near Georgetown Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:30 a.m., a local resident was gold panning in the area of ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 11 and 18, 1965

Domed buildings urged for new county center By Joe Carroll A series of ultra-modern domed aluminum structures, designed to give Placer’s growing government an administrat ...

Call to readers: Annexation

Should Auburn move to annex North Auburn? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your f ...

Steinway piano a grand donation to Auburn’s State Theatre

When Bobbi Machado was a small girl growing up in the then rural outpost of Auburn, Saturday’s included – dime in hand – a chance to watch silver screen icons lik ...