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Auburn dedication remembers Placer deputy’s 1978 slaying

An effort to ensure the memory of slain Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy James Machado will not be forgotten culminated Thursday in the dedication of an intersection in his nam ...

Auburn intersection to be dedicated in slain Placer deputy’s memory

Deputy James Machado will be honored Thursday with the dedication of an intersection in his name. Machado was killed in the line of duty July 13, 1978, and the sign marking the in ...

Reader Input: Strange to call city the bad guy

I find it trying to read the letters regarding Costco and who is to blame. As a retired city planner, having worked for a city, county and regional government, I find it amusing ...

Reader Input: Money talks, gov answers

It all makes sense now. No wonder the mayor of Auburn was going to sue the County of Placer if they were to put in a Costco there! This “there was no environmental study done ...

Fire near Wolf Road contained

Friday June 19, 2015 - 4:55 pm: Multiple fire agencies have contained a vegetation fire that broke out near Wolf Road in Nevada County, west of Highway 49 earlier this afternoon. ...

Reader Input: Would prefer to shop in Auburn

In response to Karen Wyatt’s May 26 letter, (“Box stores not that far away”): Do you live on the corner of Interstate 80 and Nevada Street? Then your time-frame ...

Meddlers Report – April 21

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

New North Auburn shopping center moves ahead

Motorists passing along Highway 49 south of Bell Road will be able to watch the construction of a new shopping center over the next several months. Contractors for Best Properties ...

Memorial fund set up for family of Highway 49 crash victim

Michael A. Kaspar is being remembered as a man with an infectious smile who died too soon. Kaspar, 57, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 49 in the Lake of the Pines are ...

Highway 49 crash leads to death, manslaughter charge

The driver of one vehicle involved in a horrific crash on Highway 49 is dead, the driver of another is critically injured and the California Highway Patrol is sorting out why the L ...

City after legal fees in county lawsuit

City legal counsel is looking to “make the city whole” in the legal dispute filed earlier this year against Placer County. When Auburn leadership moved to file the sui ...

Reader Input: What was the point of study?

Where do I start? So this fine city of ours is going to approve another shopping center (strip mall is other name) in an area on Highway 49 that is already busy (“New North ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 11 and 18, 1965

Hell Hole damage set at $13 million By Joe Carroll American River Constructors, the syndicate building the county’s Middle Fork American River Project and headed by Kaise ...

Reader Input: No need for another shopping center

Good one, Auburn. You let Costco drop us like a hot potato and are fighting Walmart tooth and nail to keep them from coming in, but you are going forward with a new shopping center ...

New North Auburn shopping center close to breaking ground

Six months after gaining Placer County approvals to develop a new North Auburn shopping center, its developer is close to gaining OKs necessary to break ground. The Willow Creek S ...