Battle of the Badges

Peace officers team to answer Salvation Army kettle call

The donations were more than just a drop in the bucket Tuesday as peace officers were out to raise funds for the Salvation Army red kettle campaign. The California Highway Patrol ...

FIREFIGHT: Chris Anaya of the Roseville Fire Department ready for his boxing debut

It’s been a busy year for Chris Anaya of the Roseville Fire Department. As of Sept. 27, 5,059 blazes across the state have eclipsed the five-year average by nearly 1,000 fir ...

Reader input: Don’t intimidate when seeking donations

On the front page on Dec. 18 Auburn Journal, I read, “Enforcers to spar in Battle of the Badges.”   I want to thank the Auburn Journal for printing that warning, ...

Sheriff’s office wins Battle of the Badges

Official totals for Salvation Army’s Battle of the Badges are in, and once again the Placer County Sheriff’s Office claims the title of first place with $1,433.88 raise ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Del Oro takes on Bakersfield for state title; Robotics team headed to state event; Assemblyman Bigelow Q&A; County unemployment and Little Free Libraries

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Tonight is the big game for Del Oro High School as the football team takes on Bakersfield for the California Interscholastic Federation Division I Bowl ...

Soto plans to expand football showcase/military tribute

Mark “Coach” Soto is stepping down and moving up at the same time. Soto on Sunday officially resigned as executive director of the Allegiant Battle for Veterans footba ...

Sheriff’s Christmas-kettle bell ringer collars Best Buy computer theft suspect

AUBURN CA - A bell-ringing Placer County Sheriff’s Office detective was in the right place at the right time to arrest a Best Buy theft suspect in North Auburn. The theft oc ...

Noon Hour Update: Regional sewer update; Horizon Charter Schools; Battle of the Badges; churches at the holidays and high school hoops

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Law enforcement faces off for a good cause

Law enforcement came through for Auburn’s Salvation Army during the annual Battle of the Badges. This year, the totals collected were more than $4,200 by the Placer County, $989 ...

Battle of Badges to raise money for Salvation Army

Local law enforcement will battle to collect the most money for the Salvation Army today. The annual Battle of the Badges competition among the Auburn California Highway Patrol o ...