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Placer jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2008

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s jobless rate is at 8.8 percent – the lowest it has been since December 2008, according to figures released by the state Employment Development Depar ...

Driver says radio distracted before North Auburn crash: CHP

The driver is blaming the radio for a crash into a telephone pole near Auburn. The 21-year-old driver told a California Highway Patrol officer after the crash that the radio tempo ...

Rocks, landmark tree, fall to punishing winter storm

Waves of wind and rain Tuesday buffeted the Auburn area, causing rockslides on Old Foresthill Road and uprooting a landmark oak tree. Likened to a series of spokes on a wheel by on ...

Disposal day to boost awareness

The state Legislature has proclaimed Oct. 4-11 as “No Drugs Down the Drain Week” and Auburn will participate in the awareness drive. Area residents wishing to safely dispose o ...