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Auburn forcible entry suspect arrested

Police arrested a man after he reportedly tried to force his way into the Auburn home of a woman and her two small children Wednesday night. Thirty-nine-year-old Ramiro Castanon, ...

Auburn officers lauded for DUI arrests

By the estimates of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, two out of every three people will be impacted by an alcohol-related crash at some point in their lives. For many this statistic ...

New hires bolster ranks at Auburn Police Department

There has been a steady stream of new faces and new energy at the Auburn Police Department in the last few months. Since March, three new police officers have joined the departmen ...

New officer comes aboard with Auburn Police Department

The streets of Auburn have a new officer patrolling the beat, and he’s bringing new energy and enthusiasm to his role. Dylan Andert, the latest addition to the Auburn Police ...

New police officer comes aboard in Auburn

The city police department has bolstered its ranks with a new officer, who was sworn in during a Tuesday morning ceremony. Officer Philip Isetta, the latest employee of the Auburn ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...

Police: Driver sought for questioning after fleeing as officers approached

 A driver, stopped by Auburn Police, fled as officers approached the vehicle. Officers stopped the beige 1993 Lexus sedan at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Pacific Street near ...

Suspect flees after crashing stolen motorcycle

A downed motorcycle on a residential street in Auburn resulted in a police search for a burglary suspect Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the 900 block of Mikkelsen Drive a ...

Leaving dogs in hot cars could be a death sentence

As the temperature rises in Auburn, so does the potential danger of leaving dogs in parked cars. On warm days the inside of a car can heat up quickly within a matter of minutes. A ...

Bike accident smashes frozen-yogurt shop window

A teen’s out-of-control bicycle smashed the window of Tango Frozen Yogurt in Downtown Auburn’s Central Square. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Department said ...

Bogus ‘PG&E power shut-off’ calls strike Auburn businesses

The caller on the other end of the line sounded dead serious and the threat was one that any restaurant would have to take notice of. But the phone call Awful Annie’s co-own ...

Another View: Those who give time, energy to projects make Auburn better

Every small town wants to view themselves from the perspective of Sheriff Andy Taylor and the town of Mayberry. But here in Auburn, I believe we are close. Although Police Chief ...

Motorcyclist dies in Highway 49 canyon crash in Auburn

A motorcycle rider died late Tuesday in a head-on crash with a pickup on Highway 49 in Auburn. The victim was identified Wednesday by the Placer County Coroner’s Office as T ...