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Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Rain in Auburn, snow dusting in Sierra

The rain came down Thursday in Auburn, with flashes of lightning and the rumble of thunder to underscore what has been a rare occasion during four years of drought. But the stormy ...

Reader Input: PG&E sends its tree hackers

Bar the gates, its PG&E tree-hacking season again! At 9 a.m. Friday, May 1, I noticed strange men in reflector vests walking around my Auburn-area property. When I went out t ...

"Butt lady of Auburn" surpasses 100,000 mark

What cigarette butts lurk in the heart of Auburn? Sally Dawley knows. Like an unwitting hero driven to do the right thing, she has made clearing the streets of trash a personal mis ...

Reader Input: Hillmen spirit prevailed at hall of fame

Last Saturday Placer High School hosted its first Athletic Hall of Fame in the Earl Crabbe Gym. A reception, held in the newly named Alumni Center, preceded the ceremony. More th ...

Reader Input: Searching for the Fink family

Dear Fink family, especially Heidi and her brother, and Ms. Liz Briggs: I realize all of you need someone who is not insensitive to your family losses at this time (“Auburn ...

Placer detective paid tribute

Slain Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr. is now honored with new memorials in Sacramento and Auburn. On Monday, Davis’ name was enrolled in a ceremony ...

Reader Input: Gallery celebrates the glory of flowers

The General Gomez Art and Event Center enjoys thanking our community for another amazing turnout to this month’s Blooming Flower and Garden Art Show on Friday, May 1. The L ...

Reader Input: ‘Calendar Girls’ inspires awe

I am a visitor to Auburn from Philadelphia and was invited to attend the local performance of the hit play “Calendar Girls” which is now at the State Theatre. I have ...

Cinco de Mayo to spice up Old Town Auburn for 25th year

The California Hispanic community’s traditions will fill the streets of Old Town Auburn with color and sound today. Cinco de Mayo is back in a big way with plenty to see and ...