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Clocking in zzzz’s a daylight saving time-change challenge

Clocks “spring forward” an hour Sunday but will the people resetting their clocks and digital devices do the same? A lot depends on whether they recognize that changes ...

Specialized K-9s make short work of finding guns

A single gunshot rings out in a gated, well-to-do Penryn neighborhood. The .38 caliber slug tears into the professionally manicured lawn and the shell casing is casually dropped in ...

Call to readers: Sports

What sporting event do you most look forward to? Tell us why. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first ...

Assured flows keep American River whitewater rafting afloat in drought

Assured flows from upstream reservoirs are providing the promise of an active rafting season for American River whitewater outfitters – even in the face of a fourth year of d ...

New North Auburn shopping center close to breaking ground

Six months after gaining Placer County approvals to develop a new North Auburn shopping center, its developer is close to gaining OKs necessary to break ground. The Willow Creek S ...

Sunny weather offers no break for Caltrans

SODA SPRINGS — Snow hasn’t fallen since the weekend and most of the large clearing equipment is parked in a massive garage, but that doesn’t mean the Caltrans Kin ...

Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from Colfax

“Ashia Mami, How for sleep?” “No, fine. You want carry water?” I awake early to the conversation of women passing by my window while searching for water ...

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...

Snow survey shows fourth year of Placer, state drought conditions likely

California’s latest snow survey found on Tuesday that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and could end up being the lowest on record in nearly 25 years. Snow sup ...

Meddlers Report – March 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...