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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 ...

Fries win award for boosting art in the community

A couple whose artistic vision has made a lasting impact on Auburn’s landscape and the community will be honored with the Vernon Gould McCann Award at the State of the Commun ...

City accountant wins employee of the year

For City of Auburn Employee of the Year Cristina Shafer, the job in the Administrative Services Finance Department is an opportunity to do something she enjoys. “I always li ...

Christopher Paul Smith

Christopher Paul Smith, was born weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces at UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento. Parents are Andrew and Macaela Smith. Grandparents are: Dewitt and Jane Smith ...

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Name: Melissa Adams Age: 25 Hometown: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) ...

Colfax resident receives ‘You Are Our Hero’ award

Bev Anderson, a Colfax resident was honored by the Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF) with its You Are Our Hero Award at its 12th annual Neuropathy Action Awareness Day June 22 in ...

Auburn physician awarded

An Auburn physician who has practiced for more than three decades and in recent years has focused on the underserved is being honored with this year’s Healthcare Award. Dr. M ...

After 27 years, grocery clerk bags retirement

After 27 years of unparallelled work, Ericka Hill is retiring from her long career at Save Mart in Auburn. Hill has grown to know many Auburn residents and has become a familiar ...

Meet Deputy Klisa Johnson

                Name: Kalisa Johnson Age: 28 City of residence: Roseville Family: One 10-year-old son   W ...

Haircuts at Relay for Life help out cancer survivors

For Barbara Brass, those few simple snips of the scissors couldn’t come soon enough. After three years of letting her hair grow to below her shoulders, Brass, 65, a Sutter He ...