2009

Questions still burning two years after 49 Fire

Aug. 30, 2009. It’s a date indelibly etched in the psyches and the lives of hundreds of North Auburn residents who fled the flames and lived to tell their own stories about the ...

Placer County median sales take a hit in 2009

If you were a real estate agent working in foreclosures and short sales in 2009, it was a good year for you — and that can pretty much sum up Placer County real estate. Some sa ...

Folks who did fine in ’09

Editor’s note: The following is a list of the top 10 Auburn Journal sports stories of 2009, as compiled by Sports Editor Todd Mordhorst.1. Placer baseball wins Sac-Joaquin Se ...

Media Life: And the Media Life “Meddi” awards for 2009 go to …

It’s the start of the awards season and there’s no reason that Media Life again can’t wedge itself into a throng that’s already crowded with Oscar, Emmy, Tony and a plethor ...

Our Views of 2009: The good, bad and truly inspirational

It wasn’t the best of times, but it could have been a lot worse. 2009 was a tough year for government employees who endured furloughs, layoffs and, in some cases, benefits conce ...

Placer County issues cold advisory, tips

With the National Weather Service predicting colder temperatures through Wednesday night, Placer County has issued a reminder to be prepared. “Residents and visitors need to ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...

A belated, emotional ‘welcome home” for many Vietnam vets at Auburn parade

It was a long time coming for a war a long time gone. Vietnam veterans were showered with hearty applause from hundreds of onlookers as they marched or rode the Veterans Day parad ...