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Pajama pants, iPods hot items for thieves

From a $10 pair of pajama pants to more than $800 in electronics, Auburn area stores lost various merchandise last week thanks to stick hands. A blonde-hair woman estimated to be ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

Relay fights cancer

Julia Wallace has a motto for the fight against cancer: “There is no finish line until we find a cure.” She and her team will start walking on Saturday for 24 hours in hopes o ...

Man runs from arrest, deputies thwart escape

Despite trying to run from deputies, an Auburn man remains behind bars on several charges including burglary. Alfred Malloy Childress, Jr., 39, of Auburn, was in custody at Place ...

Feds pulling plug on analog TV Friday

A day away from the analog-to-digital TV transition, Auburn’s Martin Maxwell is left wondering just how well the much-ballyhooed switch will really help him and other antenna use ...

Back for bargains

Post-Christmas sales did well for at least three major Auburn stores as shoppers came out in force by Friday afternoon. Christmas sales at Kmart, off Bell Road, did very well, acc ...

Shoppers rush for Black Friday bargains

Black Friday shopping fared well for at least two Auburn stores that had hundreds lined up outside for special sales. “We had about 400 people here at 5 a.m.,” said Vicki Derr ...

Digital TV age will leave some in the dark

The digital TV age is bringing higher resolution and brighter colors to the screen, but some viewers are finding they’ve been left out of the picture. On Feb. 17, when the scree ...

Operation School Bell gets students clad for class

A group of Placer County children got some much-needed support Thursday. The non-profit Assistance League of Greater Placer hosted Operation School Bell from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at K ...

Our View: New chain stores will strengthen local retail climate

The opening of Best Buy and BevMo stores this month is a coup for Placer County coffers. Along with construction moving along on a Home Depot and plans underfoot for a Costco insid ...

Best Buy electronics store opens this week in North Auburn

Best Buy’s grand opening in Auburn is Saturday, but for those who want an early look, the electronics store will be fully operational today and Friday. “Customers can come in ...
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