Chelsea Fox

Holiday meant more DUI arrests

Local law enforcement agencies made more Labor Day DUI arrests than last year in Placer County. The Placer County “Avoid the 7” campaign took place from Aug. 20 to Sept. 6. T ...

Neighbors fighting fire risk

Another group of residents is taking pride in keeping itself safe from fire. Fifteen residents of the Monteceilo neighborhood at Riverview Drive and Maidu Drive along the American ...

Our View: We can’t wait for fire protection

It’s been a year since the 49 Fire and residents and victims of the devastating blaze are seeing dry fields with new, fearful eyes. One of the fields borders the Northpark Plac ...

Residents raise funds for fire safety

Local residents who lost their homes in the 49 Fire are working to keep their properties safe this summer. Fran Kehoe lives in the North Park subdivision in Auburn. The neighborho ...

Illegal fireworks raise fire risk

There are lots of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. In Auburn, Loomis and throughout unincorporated Placer County, shooting off fireworks isn’t one of them. “All fireworks ...

Auburn fire threat still high

Auburn residents should not consider themselves safe from fire this summer. Auburn Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said although the recent Project Canyon Safe was a great community ev ...

Put clocks forward an hour Saturday night

Daylight saving time begins Sunday — clocks spring forward an hour at 2 a.m. At the Golden Swann Jewelry in Downtown Auburn, it means resetting the time on 10 clocks, co-owner ...

Wall of fire still vivid for Auburn resident

For Mohammad Azimi, a few strips of melted metal are a reminder of his good fortune. Azimi, owner of Locksley Lane Deli in North Auburn, recalls Aug. 30 — the day of the 49 Fire ...