Auburn CA

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 ...

2015 endurance run was an historic affair

History was made at this year’s Western States Endurance Run (WSR) as Gunhild Swanson, originally of Germany, became the first woman over 70 to finish the race in less than 3 ...

Foothills grass really is greener, when it’s painted that is

It’s fire season amidst a drought in the foothills, and many residents are concerned about how to conserve water, maintain defensible space, and keep up property values with ...

Spirit of the Islands comes to Old Town Auburn

Can’t afford the airfare to Maui this summer? That’s OK because the Old Town Business Association is bringing the Hawaiian Islands to the foothills with Inaugural Old T ...

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

Small and hungry Auburnites trickled into Auburn District Regional Park at lunch time Monday for a free quesadilla with salsa, fruit, carrots and milk, offered through Placer Union ...

Discovering life after cancer diagnosis

If you’ve spent any time at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in the Auburn Village (Bel Air) shopping center recently, you’ve probably glimpsed Store Manager, ...

Gas getting cheap in Auburn — for now

John Latham was smiling a little brighter as he filled up his gasoline tank in Auburn Monday morning. The Cool resident, who is always on the hunt for the lowest gas prices, has ...