gold mine

Old Town Auburn tunnel tales: Gold, ghosts, graffiti and glow sticks

The ongoing drought has created a gold mine in Old Town Auburn – literally. Yards from the giant statue of the man who discovered the glowing metal and jump-started the foun ...

Men arrested for allegedly stealing gold from Foresthill-area mine

One man has been arrested for allegedly claim jumping at a gold mine near Foresthill, and his brother was arrested on similar charges.  On Saturday night, Placer County Sherif ...

Pan for fun, history at Marshall State Park

COLOMA – With summer fast approaching, many people are looking to get out and enjoy themselves without spending a lot of time and money. A visit to the Marshall Gold Discover ...

SoCal squad recovers body deep in Foresthill gold mine

A miner’s death 1,500 feet into a Foresthill-area gold mine spurred a body-recovery effort over the weekend by a team of Southern California underground rescue experts. Folsom’ ...

Placer Hillmen football fever sweeping over Auburn as wins mount up

A clash of Lincoln and Auburn high school football teams with identical 7-0 records is amping up community excitement. For Placer’s rejuvenated football program, Friday’s game ...