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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 ...

Sheriff's office: Officer in Galt shot and killed

  GALT (AP) — A police officer in the Sacramento County city of Galt was shot and killed Tuesday after responding to a report of a burglary, authorities said. &n ...

PG&E worker dies in crash during storm

WEST SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric employee has died after his truck crashed into a traffic signal pole as he was driving during stormy weather.   ...

17-hour standoff ends in Sacramento County animal control officer shooting

GALT (AP) — An unarmed animal control officer was shot and killed in Sacramento County on Wednesday while trying to retrieve pets from a home whose owner was evicted the prev ...

Witness saw Auburn cyclist panic, try to outride Amtrak train on trestle

AUBURN CA - A cyclist killed after being struck by an Amtrak train on the trestle over Interstate 80 just west of Old Town Auburn was identified Monday by authorities. The Placer C ...

Will dead neighbor pay the fire fee?

Who is in control of the billing? Do they know what they are doing? I know they do not know what or how to bill, because they have billed me twice and my neighbor who has been dead ...

Foresthill Bridge plunge claims life of El Dorado Hills teen

AUBURN CA - A 17-year-old youth died after jumping Wednesday from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. The Placer County Coroner’s Office identified the teen Thursda ...

Lake of the Pines woman ID’d as Highway 49 crash fatality

AUBURN CA - A woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on Highway 49 north of Auburn has been identified. The Placer County Coroner’s Office released the name Monday af ...