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Police investigate transient woman found dead in Auburn

  Police investigated the body of a transient woman found Friday at an encampment off the trail running behind Westamerica Bank in Auburn, between Grass Valley Highway and Au ...

Two die in Pilot Hill house fire

  AUBURN CA - Two people were killed Sunday in a house fire that destroyed a century-old Pilot Hill home.   An El Dorado County Fire District spokesman said t ...

17-year-old suspected of DUI in Applegate crash that killed 3

Three men were killed and the juvenile driver is behind bars on suspicion of drunken driving after a car left an Applegate road and hit a tree late Thursday, the California Highway ...

Bin Laden’s dead but Auburn residents say their guard’s still up

Osama bin Laden is dead and Auburn-area residents say they’re relieved to see one of America’s arch-enemies go. Pat Ryan, Placer County group leader for Operation:MOM, descri ...

Deceased state Sen. Dave Cox lauded as Schwarzenegger mulls successor election date

The death of state Sen. Dave Cox has left a political void that the governor’s office is now moving to fill. Cox, a Republican senator from Fair Oaks who died Tuesday, was remem ...

Paul Chamberlain, last in family’s 122-year line of Auburn lawyers, dead at 87

Paul Chamberlain, last in the line of a family of lawyers practicing in Auburn since 1888, has died at 87. Chamberlain, a lifelong Auburn resident who had practiced law in the cit ...

Hall of Fame motorcycle racer “Magoo” Chandler dead at 50

Foresthill Divide motocross racer Danny “Magoo” Chandler, whose star shone brightest on the international stage in the 1980s until a crash left him a quadriplegic, died late Tu ...

George Voyiatzes: He saw Auburn, Placer County history up close

George Voyiatzes, one of Auburn’s living links with its own history, died late Wednesday. His death was confirmed Thursday by his son, Jim Voyiatzes, who said his father died at ...

World's tallest dog Gibson loses cancer battle

A frequent celebrity guest in the Auburn area, Gibson – the world’s tallest dog – has died of cancer. The Grass Valley canine died on Friday and owner Sandy Hall announced h ...

Update: Carmichael man died on Western States Trail near Auburn

A man who died Friday of a probable heart attack on the Western States Trail near Auburn has been identified as Lawrence Muller, 55, of Carmichael.The Placer County Coroner’s Off ...