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Gun show in Auburn has problem with sign rip-offs

The first gun show to be held in Auburn in several years is finding some of its signs being ripped down. Signs for the Auburn gun show were ripped down and taken away over the week ...

Bottle bonanza: 3-D look at Auburn history gets rare public showing

Old photos may tell a two-dimensional tale but the bottles in Max Bell’s collection provide a 3-D view of the Auburn area’s commercial past. For 40 years, starting in his early ...

Team USA tops World in friendly speedway clash

Sure there were trophies for the winners, but the real winners were the fans at Fast Fridays motorcycle speedway at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds Friday night. Die hard sp ...

Foul-up leaves hazardous waste sitting unattended at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds

A mix-up on dates for a household hazardous waste drop-off in Auburn had the Western Placer Waste Management Authority scrambling today. The waste drop-off at the Gold Country Fai ...

Auburn Police match Placer High vandal's graffiti evidence to a tee

Hand-written scrawl on a Placer High School student’s T-shirt helped collar a tagger Auburn Police say is responsible for a rash of graffiti vandalism around the city. School Re ...

Janniro perfect in scratch mains

Repeating his performance from two weeks ago, Billy Janniro scored his second double win of the season at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Friday ni ...

Media Life: Auburn blues fest lands guitarist Walter Trout as headliner

In Europe, Walter Trout is a magical name in blues circles. An American born in New Jersey who honed his musical chops on the same late 1960s club circuit as Bruce Springsteen, Tr ...

Media Life: World’s tallest canine lives on in pages of new book

Gibson is gone but readers of the 2010 volume of “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” will see a nice tribute to the late, great world’s tallest dog. The Nevada County resident was ...

Media Life: Auburn home to bizarre chapter in inspiring running story

Outdoor-oriented author Chris McDougall visits Auburn Monday to sign copies and do a Q&A on a book that has a quirky link to the running history of this area. McDougall’s “Bor ...