2010

Top golf stories of 2010

10. Adios to Tour life: The currant four time LPGA champ Lorena Ochoa says goodbye to life on the road to settle down with her family in Mexico. The distaff tour suffered when Anni ...

December 2010 — Foresthill Bridge refit contract gets OK

Dec. 1 — Auburn’s Wise Canal has killed again. This time it was a 50-year-old homeless man just three days out of the Placer County Jail and caught in the icy grip of the water ...

November 2010 — Recreation district blazing trail

Nov. 2 — Thousands of orange and black-clad San Francisco Giants fans hugged and high-fived (Nov. 1) as the club won its first World Series championship since moving west more th ...

October 2010 — Giants, Galleria fire hot topics

Oct. 5 — A former California Highway Patrol officer originally charged with multiple drug-related felonies and murder-for-hire was sentenced Oct. 4 to three years in prison. Rube ...

September 2010 — Auburn derby gets funk-y

Sept. 1 — It could be lights out this year for one of the Auburn area’s brightest Christmas traditions. The theft of thousands of twinkling lights and a baby Jesus statue may p ...

August 2010 — Cops snag trio of burglary suspects

Aug. 1 — A total of 21 retired Placer County employees are receiving more than $100,000 a year in CalPERS pensions. The list — from California Pension Reform’s online “CalP ...

July 2010 — Horses, calendar ‘boys’ make news

July 1 — Auburn City Council approved the addition to two new signs in Central Square. One sign will include a map of the Central Square area and will be posted across the street ...

June 2010 — PG&E installs canal grab cables

June 7 — Community members can offer ideas for a new addition to Central Square. The Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee is asking residents to suggest names to be etc ...

May 2010 — Amgen fever rolls through Auburn

May 3 — State Budget woes have forced the Placer County Sheriff’s Department to choose public safety over drug education. The department has canceled the DARE program — drug ...

April 2010 — Sutter Auburn Faith unveils remodel

April 1 — A chemical explosion rocked a North Auburn apartment complex (March 30) and investigators now say it was caused by a possible clandestine hashish lab in the bathroom. F ...