Officials: Funds stay in Auburn

Auburn residents have come together to help victims of the 49 Fire recover from devastating losses. However, some locals are concerned about where their donations are ending up. R ...

Ball earns mixed review

Though the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is counting this year’s Black & White Ball as a success, some attendees say it was not the party they remember from years past. Saturday ni ...

Auburn water worker keeps water flowing for 49 Fire while own home burns

With his family out of harm’s way after fleeing the approaching 49 Fire, Don Miller went to work to help save the town. Power was out at the Nevada Irrigation District water tr ...

Ina Robinson lived Auburn history but stays grounded in today

Ina Robinson’s roots run deep in the Auburn area. You could best describe her as “Old Auburn,” if there is such a description. Robinson is a Robie — her grandfather was E ...

Blame starter, not firefighters

We just had a serious, dangerous fire that could have been much worse. Massive response by firefighters stopped it before it got completely out of control and caused much more da ...

Group hug to local saviors

My mother and sister lost their home on Cedar Mist Lane in the 49 fire. My sister and the two dogs were at home and managed to get out thanks to Placer County Sheriff’s who riske ...

KAHI radio averted disaster

Thank you to KAHI radio for their coverage of the 49 Fire. Their coverage allowed us to be prepared for possible evacuation. We are fortunate to have such an excellent local radio ...

Heartfelt thanks to fire heroes

Thank you to all my family, friends, North Park neighbors, co-workers, emergency disaster teams, media – especially KAHI, 950 AM, KFBK 1530 AM, channels 3, 10, 13, and Fox 40 new ...

Community comes together

It’s really nice seeing people reaching out to one another during this unfortunate time. This is what it’s all about — you and me. It’s not about Streetscape or Black & Whi ...

Words of wisdom for fire survivors

To those who have lost their homes in the 49 Fire: To the people who have faced the devastation of losing more than a house, but a lifetime of memories, of family history and iden ...