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Auburn’s iconic 1914 Buick fire truck reaches century mark

Auburn Firefighter Mike Wegener fires up the 1914 Buick ladder truck and the city’s past springs to life. Wegener is the latest in a long line of drivers who have sat behind ...

Reader Input: Ratepayers send a message

Re: Proposition 218. In 1996, the voters of California passed Proposition 218. This proposition gave the ratepayers served by local public agencies the right to vote to approve o ...

Reader Input: PCWA rate rise is out of line

Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: As a PCWA ratepayer, I wrote a letter to PCWA opposing the proposed rate increase to be decided on Aug. 8. The ...

Reader input: Questions for the PCWA

For more than 5 years, we have been regularly attending PCWA board and finance committee meetings. Now we have some questions. 1. Why is it that when PCWA sells water to ot ...

Media Life: Missing link to Auburn pioneer unearthed in cemetery

It’s hard not to escape the legacy early Auburn resident Bernhard Bernhard left on the area. The German-born farmer’s family name is on a complex of 19th century buildings off ...