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Auburn wildfire safety sparks funding boost from Sierra Nevada Conservancy

AUBURN CA - Community-based efforts to keep Auburn safe from wildfires spreading from the American River canyon have received a major financial boost. The Auburn-based Sierra Neva ...

Auburn has Christmas-tree disposal options

AUBURN CA - Auburn-area residents with natural Christmas trees have a choice of options to recycle. The trees can be chopped up and placed in the green-waste containers for pickup ...

Wind-whipped fire guts Auburn house

A wind-whipped fire turned most of an Auburn house into a charred skeleton Monday morning. But Auburn Fire Chief Mark D'Ambrogi said that while the wind threatened nearby homes, s ...

Hazardous tanker-car fire threat not just in Lincoln?

The blaring sound of a freight-train horn is a familiar one for Auburn residents. According to Union Pacific, an average of 25 trains a day travel on the two tracks that run throug ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...