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After 25 years, Auburn’s Boards N Motion closing its doors

After a quarter-century, a business that has helped give Auburn a renegade-cool fashion sense is closing its doors. Board N Motion, owned by Wendy Woodward, has its “going o ...

Bears sighted in Bowman area of Auburn

Two bold bear cubs found a source of drinking water on a Bowman-area resident’s deck during the Fourth of July weekend. The cubs wandered into the yard of Jeanette and Norm Yetk ...

Quartz Ridge affordable housing costs, need questioned

At $19.3 million – or more than $300,000-per-apartment – the cost of a 64-unit government-subsidized, affordable-housing project in Bowman is being questioned by some residents ...

Brazen bear breaks into Auburn canyon-rim home for food

Bears are no stranger to Auburn’s canyon rim residents but one neighborhood is on high alert after a brazen bruin’s midday house break-in today. Silver Bend Way resident Bobby ...

Stalled 142-room Auburn hotel could get $2.5 million in fed funds

Stalled plans to build a 142-room, upscale Marriott inn in Bowman could get a $2.5 million jumpstart from federal funds. Under a proposal that Placer County is taking to the state ...

Economic rebound plans include tourism strategy for Placer County, Auburn

Hernan Garcia may not know it but he’s the face of Auburn’s tourism future. The Cali, Colombia resident is visiting California for the first time. His travels have taken him t ...