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Death of 16-year-old male under investigation in Lake of the Pines

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of 16-year-old Justin Butler, who was found unconscious at a Lake of the Pines residence on Sunday. The youth - a B ...

Skateboard-auto crash victim, 19, remembered as inspiration to others

Nick Brown, an avid skateboarder who became a friend to many during the short time he was in Auburn, was remembered with tears, flowers and a roadside marker in the shape of a cros ...

Tests show alcohol, drugs present in two Auburn-area road deaths

Two Placer County motorists who lost their lives within days of each other in single-vehicle crashes had something else in common. Toxicology tests taken after Newcastle’s Sandr ...

The Death Zone: Five bodies found in Auburn canal leave unanswered questions

Five bodies recovered from the Wise Canal over 16 months – including three since March 26 – are unusual, an Auburn Police spokesman said Tuesday. But there continue to be no i ...

SoCal crash with suspected drunken driver takes life of former Auburn resident

Instead of marking Scott Francis Farinha’s 46th birthday this week, a well-known Auburn-area family is mourning his death in a San Bernardino County crash involving a drunken dri ...

Teen's death a shock to Rocklin community

Cody Isaacson, 16, is remembered for having a smile on his face – a trait that is considered Isaacson’s trademark by some. Isaacson was killed Sunday after he jumped from a b ...

Media Life:Auburn’s Allen Kemp part of Rick Nelson, New Riders of Purple Sage bands

Sometimes people are so far removed from past fame that it takes a factoid or two buried deep on the obituary page to provide a glimpse into a life lived in a larger arena than Aub ...

Citrus Heights man takes fatal leap off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A reportedly despondent Citrus Heights man took his life Tuesday by jumping off the Foresthill Bridge. The 27-year-old man's wife told Citrus Heights Police that he was depressed ...

Auburn drowning victim a "hermit" who left death a mystery

By the look of things – after his body was recovered from the Wise Canal in North Auburn last week – the man with the scraggly, graying beard and the unkempt, long hair could h ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...

Avalanche advisory follows skier’s death, heavy Sierra snow

Sierra ski resorts are ramping up avalanche safety this weekend in the wake of the death of a Tahoe City skier in a slide at Squaw Valley USA. While reveling in snowfall that is b ...

Auburn house fire leaves one dead

A house fire early Tuesday in Auburn has claimed one life. Emergency personnel entered the burning Fulweiler Avenue home at about midnight. They were unable to revive the victim. ...

No criminal charges to be filed in local's death

Officials said Monday that it is still unclear if several family dogs contributed to the December death of Foresthill resident Cora Lee Suehead. The body Suehead, 61, a longtime P ...