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Happy returns after man finds $2,000 stuffed in envelope on Auburn sidewalk

In a world of finders keepers, Auburn’s Daniel Verissimo could have kept the $2,000 he found on the sidewalk. But that isn’t Verissimo’s way of doing things and another Aubu ...

Hydroponics puts pot on Main Street

Is a modern-day Gold Rush taking place that centers on loosening marijuana restrictions and the rise of indoor, hydroponic pot grows? Or has the bottom fallen out of the market in ...

Police dog Miko was one gold medal pooch

By all measures, retired police dog Miko was one special canine. Tough but not vicious with bad guys, gentle around good guys and a three-time California Police Olympics champion, ...

Placer County grand jury: Better security for Auburn courthouse, Lincoln Police

The Placer County grand jury is calling for better security at the Placer County Courthouse and Lincoln Police facilities. The Lincoln Police facility didn’t fare well, with the ...

Canal victim Matthew Templeman’s abandoned camp an eerie memorial to his homeless life, death

Deep in the overgrown grass and weeds on a vacant North Auburn patch of land, canal victim Matthew Templeman’s tent is still standing, his meager possessions little disturbed sin ...

Auburn Police investigate death of man on Union Pacific tracks

An Auburn man was found dead today after apparently being struck by a train on the Union Pacific tracks. The victim – 30-year-old Lowell Robert Grenon – was found at about 4: ...

Auburn’s Sisters of Mercy vigorously deny ex-worker’s mercy killing allegations

Auburn’s Sisters of Mercy have gone on the offensive to deny claims in a lawsuit that alleges at least one mercy killing at the Sacramento Street convent and possibly six others. ...

Dog attack victim, 91, describes bloody fight for life with 80-pound pit-bull cross

His hand thickly bandaged, 91-year-old Ken Heffren described Tuesday how he fought off a vicious dog attack in his backyard. Heffren, a feisty World War II veteran and retired tel ...

Drunken driver, 14, crashes stolen auto into Auburn Police squad car during chase

An underage driver suspected to be intoxicated behind the wheel of a stolen car is in custody after crashing into an Auburn Police car. And to make matters even worse for the 14-y ...

Highway 49 broadside crash in Auburn traps driver, injures two

A woman is lucky to be alive after her truck was broadsided by a larger vehicle today on busy, rain-slickened Highway 49 in Auburn. The accident – which left the driver of the s ...

False alarm: Drama in Downtown Auburn after bank alarm

Auburn's Downtown Bank of America building was sealed off to customers late Thursday morning for a guns-drawn response from Auburn Police after a bank robbery alarm was received. ...

First chance at H1N1 vaccine for general public packs Auburn fairgrounds

The line was long. The wait was more than 1½ hours. But with H1N1 concerns in the air and swine flu vaccinations available for the general public in Auburn for the first time, F ...

Auburn Police, commended by Placer County grand jury

Auburn Police Chief Valerie Harris and staff are doing a commendable job with the operation of the department, the Placer County grand jury said in a report issued Friday. The gra ...