death

Another View: I just wanted to be alone, lock the door, turn out the light

It’s been a long time since June 6, the day our son Jeffrey died. But the time just slipped away from us; we’d spent most of it in a mental fog of protection, I guess. ...

Auburn community leader Virgil Traynor dead at 76

Virgil Traynor, a long-time Auburn veterinarian whose volunteer work on behalf of his community touched many lives, died Saturday at 76. Since arriving in Auburn from veterinary s ...

Painful questions linger for family in Auburn railroad track death

While the Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigates the death of Ron Daniel, the family he left behind is dealing with the question of how he ended up lying on the Union Pa ...

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sen. Gaines talks health care in Auburn; Former city councilman dies; Auburn Recreation District holds auction and life-saving CPR story

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The issue of health care will be the topic today as state Sen. Ted Gaines speaks to a Republican group in Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson will be at the t ...

Placer coroner: Auburn jail inmate’s death a drug overdose

  Blood tests have determined that Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Frida ...

Placer County Jail death questions move closer to answers

Both the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the family of a man who died after being booked into North Auburn’s Placer County Jail are continuing to look for answers. ...

Reader Input: Tragedy inspired event opposition

It has come to my attention some Auburn people question why I or The Golden Swann Jewelers are against the Black and White Affaire. The perception is that money is so important to ...

Gold Run man found dead in Mount Shasta park

A Gold Run man who disappeared in the Salinas area on a cross-country bicycle trip only to turn up in Siskiyou County weeks later has died in Mount Shasta. The Siskiyou County She ...