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Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Big rig takes out fire hydrant, damages truck, house

An 18-wheeler caused significant damage in an Auburn neighborhood Thursday morning. At 5 a.m. the Auburn Fire Department, Auburn Police Department and Placer County Water Agency re ...

Death underscores rail danger

An Auburn man found dead on the Union Pacific tracks had a 0.19 percent blood-alcohol level at the time he was apparently struck by a train, according to the Placer County coroner. ...