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Search continues for missing boaters

Search and recovery efforts resumed Monday after four Sacramento men went missing after a boating accident over the weekend at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. California State ...

Reader Input: CHP drive smart class a winner

Did you know that it takes about the length of a football field to come to a safe stop when traveling at 60 miles an hour? And, when was the last time any of us traveled at only 60 ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Family reunites after 65 years; State Theatre getting ready to shut down; Recruiting Auburn’s new city manager and Auburn CHP officer returns from Afghanistan

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After 65 years one Auburn woman finds her family after they were all adopted out. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a story on this reunion. Construction ...

Head-on crash kills Foresthill woman

A Foresthill woman was killed and two others hospitalized in a head-on collision Saturday near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, Foresthill resident Eugene ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 16 and 23, 1964

Wildcat strike halts project tunnel work Officials of American River Constructors and the Construction and General Laborers Union were meeting in Sacramento yesterday in a determ ...

2 arrested after attempted traffic stop leads to chase

A man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly leading several law enforcement agencies on a chase from Auburn to Newcastle. Auburn police Officer Joe Almeida tried to stop the dri ...

Local law enforcement to compete in Battle of the Badges

The Salvation Army Battle of the Badges fundraising event will kick off Thursday, and the California Highway Patrol and Auburn Police Department have their sights set on beating ou ...

Auburn residents stay safe during weekend storm

Despite the snow that hit town Saturday and the ongoing cold snap, Auburn residents remained relatively safe over the weekend. Besides a house fire on Meyer Lane near Mount Vernon ...

1 dead in accident on Foresthill Divide Road

A motorist was killed when her car went off an embankment near Foresthill Divide Road, and authorities on Wednesday were investigating whether she was an elderly Sacramento woman w ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

Motorcyclist injured after driving off the road in Colfax

A Colfax woman was airlifted Thursday afternoon to Sutter Roseville Medical Center after she went off the roadway on her motorcycle. Stacey Gould, 44, was traveling southbound on ...

S Army Spc. Burley honored Monday

US Army Spc. Nicholas Burley was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan on July 30, he is the son of Tammy Kneebone of Red Bluff and Mike Burley of Fores ...

Man killed by vehicle on Highway 49

UPDATE: A male pedestrian from Penn Valley was struck and killed early Friday morning by a suspected drunk driver in a gold 1999 Nissan Altima on Highway 49 in North Auburn. Autho ...

Vehicle collides with parked big rig

A three-vehicle accident involving a small sedan, a van and a semi truck held up eastbound traffic for close to an hour on Interstate 80 Thursday morning, causing no fatalities but ...

Tio Pepe crash report in Placer DA’s hands

Results of an investigation into the death of a 54-year-old Auburn man in a freak crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Old Town Auburn restaurant have been forwarded t ...