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Media Life: Auburn-area oddities pepper Ripley’s Believe It or Not

It seems that Gibson, the late, great, world’s tallest dog, isn’t the only Ripley’s Believe It or Not book entry this year. As Media Life reported last week, the Grass Valley ...

49 Fire: Auburn still generous, victims still needy, one month later

The 49 Fire is making people forget the burst housing bubble and shove past the remnants of a crippling recession. The community is giving and giving deeply. A month after the 49 ...

No letup in winds: Weather Service

Strong winds made for a dangerous day Wednesday in Auburn, with tree limbs weighted by spring growth snapping and power lines coming down. The National Weather Service’s Sacrame ...

Memorial Day ceremonies to honor those who died for their country

Memorial Day is not about three-day sales. It’s a day for Americans to pay tribute to those who gave their lives to defend the country, and quite a few local individuals and mi ...

Placer joining national jobless swoon

Placer County is joining the nation in a tightening job squeeze. On a nationwide scale, a triple whammy of housing, credit and financial crises is causing even Federal Reserve Cha ...

Auburn’s priorities skewed

You gotta love it ” Auburn's small-town ambiance. The city is swilling to spend $20 million to streetscape while the ostriches on the city council can't find funding for mand ...

Crimelog

March 3: Ronald S. Haenny, 54, of Colfax, was arrested at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and Grass Valley Street in Colfax on suspicion of possession of stolen property and a st ...

Auburn man arrested on suspicion of murder

A 46-year-old Auburn resident was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of homicide and assault with a deadly weapon after an apparent fight with his mother's boyfriend, according ...

Cuts could shut fire station

Proposed state budget cuts could close 20 Cal Fire stations statewide including Auburn's Bowman station. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has asked Cal Fire to cut more than $52 million ...

Back on track: Commuters laud Union Pacific for keeping trains on schedule

Passengers along the Auburn-to-Sacramento Capitol Corridor passenger-rail route are giving kudos to Union Pacific for keeping trains running on time. About 150 passengers signed a ...

Dewie's Hole: With mine vent sealed, things are 'golden' for foothill retriever

Dewie, a 3-year-old golden retriever, stood watch as repair crews filled a 30-plus-foot deep mine vent Thursday that the pooch plummeted into in January. The mine vent on state la ...

Auburn to compete to shed pounds

Wake up Auburn. A local version of a “Biggest Loser”challenge is coming your way. Inspired by the hit NBC television show “The Biggest Loser,”the Auburn Journal is going to ...

Auburn community changed man’s mind with support

I would like to use your paper to express my appreciation for the community of Auburn. I would also like to say thank you and apologize, too. I relocated to this city 28-29 yea ...

Cooling trend has erased global warming concerns

Here is news that you will not see in the mainstream media: A 12-month drop in world temperature erases global warming. Now, I know there are those of you who refuse to believ ...

$10,000 award in search of nominees

The Auburn Host Lions club is accepting applications for an award that honors former Auburn mayor and Placer County District Attorney Dan Higgins. Since first being awarded in 200 ...