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Correa case: expert reports under review

ROSEVILLE — David Lee Correa, the man charged in the July 2014 death of bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell, appeared briefly in a Roseville courtroom Tuesday morning. According ...

Downtown Auburn clocks working again after two years

For two years, Downtown Auburn’s Clock Tower clocks have bemused, befuddled and perhaps even angered a few passersby. To wit, they all haven’t been telling time. Well ...

Downtown Auburn public restroom back in play

The downtown public restroom project that was stalled last year to extend several temporary firefighting positions is back on the books for the coming fiscal year. When the federa ...

State Capitol unveils Van Howd’s President Ronald Reagan statue

SACRAMENTO -- It took a private gesture by Reagan Administration Secretary of State George Shultz to put the unveiling of a new statue into perspective. The bronze statue, sculpte ...

Western States 100 coming

The top trail runners in the world, including defending men’s champion Rob Krar and defending women’s champion Stephanie Howe, will embark on the 42nd running of the We ...

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

Small and hungry Auburnites trickled into Auburn District Regional Park at lunch time Monday for a free quesadilla with salsa, fruit, carrots and milk, offered through Placer Union ...

Creole-steeped Party in Park serenades Auburn into summer

Party in the Park was free but the infectious mix of Creole and zydeco music filling the warm night air Friday was priceless. The music came courtesy of Louisiana’s Jeffery ...

Placer’s employment number at all-time high

The number of people from Placer County holding down jobs is at an all-time high, according to the state Employment Development Department. While the figures reflect population gr ...

Fire claims acreage, at least one structure in Nevada County

It took roughly two hours for firefighters from multiple agencies to knock down a vegetation fire that claimed at least one structure near Wolf Road and Still Road in Nevada County ...

Pedestrian hit by vehicle suffers serious injuries

An air ambulance was called to Placer High School following a serious accident between a pedestrian and a vehicle in Downtown Auburn Friday morning. At around 8 a.m., a 19-year-o ...

Fire near Wolf Road contained

Friday June 19, 2015 - 4:55 pm: Multiple fire agencies have contained a vegetation fire that broke out near Wolf Road in Nevada County, west of Highway 49 earlier this afternoon. ...

Smart & Final plans to hire 50 for new Auburn store

With a new Smart & Final store under construction in North Auburn, questions on jobs and what exactly the store will be like were posed to corporate management. Here are some ...

Media Life: Auburn sculptor creates Capitol’s new Reagan statue

A labor of love for many, a bronze statue of California Gov. Ronald Reagan – and, oh yes, a U.S. president as well – will be unveiled at the Capitol in Sacramento on Mo ...

Placer County eyes new North Auburn office building

The next new building constructed at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn could be for government uses. While not mentioned during budget discussions with the Board ...