People

Meet Adam Rowe

Name: Adam Rowe Age: 22 City of residence: Loomis Education: California State University, Sacramento; major in criminal justice What do you do for Placer County Sheriff's O ...

Diane Johnson and Glaidie Gorham turn 90

Auburn residents, Diane Johnson and Glaidie Gorham, celebrated their 90th birthdays together on Nov. 24. Family members and friends filled Glaidie’s home for the festive cele ...

Trude Canet turned 100

Trude Canet turned 100 years old Nov. 21. A celebration for her milestone took place at Solstice Senior Living where Canet is a resident. Canet was born in Bemidji, Minnesota, and ...

WWII veteran honored for service

Residents at Brookdale Auburn, a senior living home, were honored for military service this past Veterans Day. One of the veterans shared his story. Back in January 1945, Eustace ...

Get to know some Newcastle veterans

Mike Peters joined the Air Force in 1963 after graduating from San Diego State College. He finished pilot training and was assigned F-4 fighters, then proceeded to the Vietnam Wa ...

Charles Ruben Gray: 1925-2018

Every once in a while, there are people who come into the community and make an instant impact. Whether it’s their demeanor or poise, sense of humor, general positive outlook ...

Vet parade honors WWI war hero

Richard W. Townsend has been named Auburn’s 2018 Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal. For those who have not heard this name, Townsend was an American combat veteran killed ear ...

Hillmen king and queen

Matthew Yee and Abi Jones were crowned homecoming king and queen for the Hillmen football game Sept. 14. Placer won the game against the El Dorado Cougars, 70-7.

Kershner announces Auburn City Council candidacy

Downtown Auburn business owner and philanthropist Christopher Kershner has announced his candidacy for Auburn City Council with an official campaign video and charity fundraiser co ...

Ken Drake celebrates 100

Ken Drake celebrated his 100 year birthday  Sept. 6. He has been a resident at Solstice Senior Living in Auburn for two years. For his centennial, Drake was surrounded by fami ...

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Age: 25 Residence: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) wrote me a ticket for eating too muc ...