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Auburn woman on mission for leash law after poodle’s death

An Auburn woman’s weekend was turned upside down when her poodle, Lucky, was killed after a pitbull attacked it outside a county park. Auburn resident Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, s ...

Sheriff: Antifreeze attack report now believed to be false

Investigators now believe a Citrus Heights woman’s report of being attacked in Auburn and having antifreeze forced down her throat was false. But preliminary results of tests tak ...

Kudos to the pitbull alerter

Kudos to the woman who alerted others to the pitbull on the loose. Pax to Nalley Murphy who writes that some of us misunderstand the breed (Reader Input, June 3). My experience w ...

Dog attack victim, 91, describes bloody fight for life with 80-pound pit-bull cross

His hand thickly bandaged, 91-year-old Ken Heffren described Tuesday how he fought off a vicious dog attack in his backyard. Heffren, a feisty World War II veteran and retired tel ...

Auburn pit bull mix saves the day as owner attacked by … pit bulls

Auburn’s Stacie Julian is giving her dog Hunter some extra love this week after the pooch fended off an attack by two pit bulls. The irony of the attack Wednesday is that Hunter ...

20-year-old recalls how he rescued Weimar teen

Wade Andrews had pulled into a Downtown Auburn parking lot when he heard a scream that made him bolt from his car. “I heard someone a few cars over screaming at the top of thei ...

Lock up those pit bulls, or the owner

I opened up my computer to pit bull facts and found information from the Humane Society and other organizations about pit bulls. Everyone should turn to this page. It reveals wha ...

Rogue wild turkeys put Auburn neighborhood under siege

An Auburn neighborhood is under siege as emboldened wild turkeys go on the attack during mating season. The calm of the quiet Placerado Avenue area of Robie Point was punctuated M ...

And the Media Life awards for 2008 go to …

They may not be the Oscars, but in their own way, these “Lifers” are a deserving way to end the year with some local honors, in a Media Life kind of way. So join us now at the ...

Mountain lion attacks goat in rural area near Cool

A recent mountain lion attack in Cool has Department of Fish & Game officials reminding locals about how to live safely around wildlife. John Mills, who lives on Enchanting Trai ...