joe castelli

Grand jury report defends Cal Fire’s 49 Fire actions

With the second anniversary of the 49 Fire approaching, Cal Fire’s response to the disastrous North Auburn blaze is being defended by the Placer County grand jury. The Aug. 30, ...

A year after 49 Fire, nightmare lingers in North Auburn burn area

In the dream, 49 Fire victim William McReynolds comes back to his charred North Auburn neighborhood again and stands alone to face homes that have been reduced to ashes. McReynold ...

"What next?": 49 Fire couple copes with devastation of loss

Bleak and oppressive, an unrelenting rainstorm moved into Auburn, presenting Joe Castelli and Faye Matthews-Castelli with yet more challenges in replacing the things they left behi ...

Media Life: Auburn about to take a walk on the wool side

Expect a plethora of celebrity sightings Thursday when the Art Walk returns to Auburn. Placer School for Adults’ advanced knitting class will be showing off 25 knitted celebriti ...