death

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 ...

Questions remain for family of Placer jail inmate who died

  The family of a 24-year-old man who died while he was an inmate at North Auburn’s Placer County jail is left with memories and questions about his death. Anthony Dav ...

Sheridan mother dies after allegedly stabbed by daughter

A Sheridan woman has died after allegedly being stabbed Wednesday by her daughter, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Power outage in Auburn; local clergyman passes unexpectedly; county jail inmate profile and MMA grandma

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Auburn man dies after Placer County Jail stay

A 24-year-old Auburn man who was being incarcerated at North Auburn’s Placer County Jail has died. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Anthony David Skeat ...

Reader input: Animals, too, feel the pain of mortality

This is about critters, the wildlife we co habituate with and how it affects us as humans. My experience of 20 years, observing, videotaping and documenting, leads me to believe wi ...

British sailor dies during America's Cup practice in San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — A 72-foot-long Swedish sailboat capsized Thursday in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the upcoming America's Cup races, killing an Olympic gold meda ...

California exotic animal park lion kills Washington intern

  DUNLAP, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle-area intern fatally mauled by a lion at a Central California exotic animal park loved lions and tigers since childhood, "was ...

Police: Hotel altercation sparked Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip. Beneath the neon lights, ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Cigarettes to be banned in Auburn parks?; school superintendent to retire and skier death at Squaw Valley

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Stabbing victim remembered in impromptu gathering at Auburn park

There were tears and sorrowful hugs at an impromptu sunset gathering at an Auburn park to remember stabbing victim Matthew Steele. But there was also fond laughter, fond remembran ...

Reader Input: Death of talented man deeply felt

I am writing with respect to the Auburn Journal article reporting on the apparent murder of Auburn resident Matt Steele in Placerville yesterday (“Auburn man dead after stabb ...