auburn

Auburn's Army recruiting soldiers on as U.S. military presence shrinks

AUUBURN CA - Soon to be a soldier in the U.S. Army, Jake Nelson emerged from the North Auburn recruiting center with a smile on his face. For Nelson, enlisting in the Army is now ...

Pollack goes the extra mile at World's Toughest Half

The miles are blurring together for Chris Pollack as he trains to take on his first full Ironman triathlon next month. But the 70.3 miles he put in on Sunday in Auburn were certain ...

National Geographic puts Sierra Nevada, Auburn on new map

AUBURN CA - Sierra Nevada events, outdoor adventures and local culture focusing on geotourism are being highlighted in a new National Geographic map. Working in partnership with t ...

Rotary serves Brazilian visitors a slice of Auburn life, business

AUBURN CA - Auburn Rotary is playing host to five Brazilian visitors as part of a program one of its local proponents says is playing, in its own small way, a role in world peace a ...

Auburn Triathlon turns 10

Even with an ever-changing course at the Auburn Triathlon, Brad Kearns has stayed the course. Back in 2003, Kearns stressed and agonized over every detail at the inaugural World?s ...

Late-night Highway 49 crash in Auburn injures motorcycle rider

A motorcycle rider suffered a broken wrist in a crash on Highway 49 just north of the Fulweiler-Elm Avenue intersection Friday in Auburn. Newcastle resident Kiefer Bergeson, age n ...

Fishing derby stocked with memories

Though it was nearly 30 years ago, I can still feel the butterflies in my stomach. Standing there on the shore of the pond at Regional Park at the first streak of dawn, as the Nati ...

Placer Sportsmen prepare for 65th youth fishing derby

Howard Staats won’t just miss seeing the smiles and hearing the shouts of joy later this month at the Placer Sportsmen’s Fishing Derby at Regional Park. He’ll miss his annual ...

Storm drenches Auburn, leaves fresh layer of snow in Sierra

AUBURN CA - A soggy storm that was continuing through Thursday brought rain and several inches of wet snow to Sierra ski resorts. Chains were required on all eastbound vehicles e ...

June completion on improvements to 3-mile tunnel under Auburn

AUBURN CA - Work is nearing completion on a $1.9 million project to give the Placer County Water Agency more accurate information on flows and temperatures of water coming out of t ...