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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 ...