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Woman arrested twice in five days

A women arrested twice in the span of five days is now being held at Placer County Jail following a hit and run incident. The day after being released from the Roseville jail Deir ...

Standoff, shootout at North Auburn house leaves suspect dead

A suspect who fired more than 100 rounds from his North Auburn residence over four hours was shot dead Sunday by a Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputy returning fire. A sh ...

Expo offers aid with resolutions

Ask around and you will likely find people who have failed a time or two when it comes to New Years resolutions. This year anyone looking for a little help can find it in spades a ...

Placer County jobless rate up marginally

A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...

Capturing the warmth of the holiday season in Old Town

Auburn's Old Town Country Christmas bustled with carolers, dancers, a brass band, vendor booths, food and a warming bonfire during Saturday evening's celebration of the hol ...

Pay It Forward

Imagine you’re driving up to the window at Dutch Bros. in Auburn, and pulling out your wallet to pay for your coffee when the barista says the person in front has already pai ...

Birdwatchers flocking in Auburn area for Christmas count

The clutches of people walking outdoors scanning trees with binoculars and jotting down notes could be off-putting to some. But one of the organizers of Saturday’s Christmas ...

Media Life: Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” shoots in Placer County

Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” discovers Placer County’s Granite Bay in an upcoming episode of the popular fix-it reality series. In the show’s ...

Is a transient tax worth the effort?

The latest version of the short-term rental ordinance is still waiting for a second reading in front of the Auburn City Council, but some are asking whether a transient tax could h ...