Auburn CA

Local artist brings the force, storm troopers to Auburn

Lights, camera, Ordaz – If you’re having a conversation with artist Frank Ordaz, or the “Ordazzler” as his friends call him, it’s best not to be camer ...

Gothard Sisters bring family-friendly Celtic music to town

The parents of the Gothard sisters introduced their three homeschooled girls to “River Dance” at a young age, according to their daughter, Greta Gothard, and the movie& ...

Baxter Fire: Fast spread, faster containment

Firefighters battled and ultimately stopped a rapidly spreading fire in rural neighborhoods approximately three miles northwest of Auburn Wednesday evening. The Baxter Fire -- nam ...

Peace Camp seeks to foster tolerance, artistic expression

Natalie Pohley cried while watching “The Butler” recently. The movie – based on the life of an African American man who served eight U.S. presidents – inspi ...

At 83, Auburnite still sprints through life

Betts Stroh may be a new Auburnite, but her move from Montana last March didn’t slow her pace at all. In fact, the 83-year-old is running faster than ever with the help of Pl ...

Man follows gas thief until sheriff catches up

A Roseville resident spotted a man allegedly stealing gas from a car on Livoti Avenue in the unincorporated area of Roseville in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to t ...

Ikedas burgled Monday evening: No pies reported stolen

A burglar forced entry through the front door of Ikedas at 13500 Lincoln Way around 8:30 p.m., Monday, July 13, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The restauran ...

SFUU revs invited to lead worship service for 5,000

Each year close to 5,000 Unitarian Universalists (UUs) across the U.S. gather in one place to worship, hold workshops, and get to know each other. This year The Revs. Wendy Bartel ...

Brass band and fired clay about to be coming your way

This Sunday Katy Fries is combining three of her loves – clay, children, and public art-- to benefit the community. During the City of Trees Brass Band concert 7 p.m. Sunday ...

Who are the homeless; where will they go?

By Tricia Caspers-Ross of the Auburn Journal With questions looming about where the homeless will go once the Placer County Board of Supervisor’s ban on camping on county pr ...

Beautiful Minds provides therapy, psychiatry, and wellness classes for those struggling with mental illness

Each week day morning just before 9 a.m., as many as 12 people arrive at the Beautiful Minds building on New Airport Road and file into a conference room as if going to a job. Well ...

What marriage equality means for locals

Imagine you’re married. For many, that’s not difficult. Now imagine your marriage isn’t recognized outside the state California. Every time you travel, you might ...

Grand jury report recommends human trafficking tracking system

A state-wide system is needed to track victims of human trafficking crimes, according to the recent Placer County Grand Jury report. The report recommends that the Children’s ...

Auburn's 4th celebration to be red hot, white, and blue

It’s predicted to be a scorcher on Fourth of July this year, but if you’re willing to brave the heat, there are plenty of patriotic activities to be enjoyed. Early bir ...

Horses, pigs, llamas, bees: ‘Secret’ shelter has space for all

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills (HSSF) will no longer depend on the kindness of others to house its rescued animals, thanks to the recent purchase of a 17-acre ranch, ac ...