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Downtown Bank of America robbed

The Downtown Auburn Bank of America was robbed Monday, with the male perpetrator escaping through the High Street branch’s back door. The robbery took place at 2:20 p.m. and det ...

Short bike race, major planning effort underway in Auburn, for May 16 Amgen tour leg

The time is 1:03 p.m. The date is May 16. Traveling an average of 26 mph, the leaders in the Amgen Tour of California’s first leg from Nevada City to Sacramento pedal past thron ...

Auburn Ski Club helps ‘boarders reach new heights

For high school snowboard squads in the Sierra Nevada run by coaches with little or no on-mountain experience, the Auburn Ski Club’s snowboard program has proved a valuable asset ...

Media Life: TV Olympics, Auburn festivals, Newcastle celebrity sightings and channel changes

The Winter Olympics were big in this area, with plenty of local Sierra Nevada heroes coming from the Tahoe region. KCRA 3 took advantage of the Feb. 12 to 28 excitement to post som ...

Auburn, Placer census raising concerns over low tally

With 2010 census packages due to be delivered to every household in the nation starting mid-month, concern is mounting that Placer and surrounding counties may lose out in the coun ...

Foothills Bowl on the auction block because of owner’s $4.62 million debt

The Foothills Bowl in Auburn is in danger of getting bowled over by debt. Owned for more than four decades by Kimberly-Oregon Realty, located in Rancho Santa Fe, the popular 24-la ...

George Yamasaki, 105, left his mark on the landscape of Auburn, Placer County

Looking over a lifetime that spanned 105 years, George Yamasaki’s last days were spent at his hillside Auburn home overlooking the Sacramento Valley surrounded by loving family a ...

Emotions run high at North Auburn meeting on Costco-Wal-Mart-type big box store

If they weren’t apparent already, the battle lines were crisply drawn Wednesday at a meeting between nearby residents and the developer of a proposed Costco-Wal-Mart-type big-box ...

Placer County railroad worker on track as candidate for California governor post

There are bigger names and other candidates getting the media limelight as front-runners in the race for gubernatorial Republican candidate. But Auburn railroad switchman Bill Cha ...

Sept. 19 date set for rebirth of Auburn Funk Box Derby

Auburn’s got its funk back. But it’s dropped the soap. Absent for 18 years, the newly renamed Auburn Funk Box Derby is getting a fresh start Sept. 19 in Downtown Auburn, its ...