Media Life: New park ranger book penned by Auburn author

Auburn State Park Ranger Mike Lynch is back with another book on a favorite subject of his. The new book details the history of California’s state park rangers. A 35-year veter ...

Placer County shuts doors until Tuesday

Placer County offices at its North Auburn administrative center were shut Thursday for the Lincoln’s birthday holiday and its parking lots emptied during the first of a five-day ...

Home Depot opens doors with ‘board cutting’ next week

With shelves stocked and employees hired and trained, Home Depot is ready to open its doors. A grand opening neighborhood night celebration and “board cutting” will be held a ...

Decision tabled whether to move middle schoolers

The Auburn Union Elementary School District board of trustees reached no decision at the meeting Wednesday night whether or not to shift the middle-school program at Skyridge Schoo ...

County spent $4.8 million on overtime

Placer County spent more than $4.8 million on paid overtime to employees in 2008 during a year of budget cutbacks and layoffs. The Sheriff’s Department spent more than $3.1 milli ...

Conservation Corps’ Placer facility faces budget ax

“Job uncertainty” is being added to the oft-repeated “Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions” credo the California Conservation Corps is known for. The uncertainty is ov ...