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City to appoint interim public safety director

The Auburn City Council will be discussing the consolidation of the administration of the police and fire departments during Monday night’s meeting. City Manager Tim Run ...

Media Life: Auburn area’s Top 5 fall-foliage destinations

The leaves are down, the colors are fading to brown as they soak into the soil, and the Media Life winners for Top 5 best fall foliage destinations are ready to be unveiled. Journ ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Dramatic rescue after pickup crashes off Foresthill Road embankment

Rescuers worked for nearly two hours Thursday to free a woman trapped in a pickup that left Foresthill Road, plunged 30 feet down an embankment and crashed into a stand of oaks. T ...

Emergency responders busy during Wednesday’s downpour

It’s been a busy couple of days for Auburn area first responders. During a Wednesday evening flash flood downpour, emergency response agencies were called throughout Auburn ...

Gold Run CHP arrest elusive Butte County shooting suspect

Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers are receiving praise for quick work in safely arresting a 17-year-old who had been sought for almost a month as a suspect in a Butte Cou ...

Placer County faces bleak transportation funding future

Dwindling state and federal funding sources are leaving many counties in a lurch when it comes to keeping up with their region transportation needs. In Placer County, like many ot ...

Proposed law allows for public input on military surplus equipment

Among the laws introduced this week by state legislators as they entered a new session was one that focuses on police militarization in California. Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-Sa ...

Wet weather hasn’t impacted drought

About two inches of rain has fallen in Auburn since the latest rains began and more is on the way through Saturday, said National Weather Service forecastes before yesterday's ...