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Auburn’s Cruise Nite’s time to remember 9/11 gears up

  The bright car colors of Auburn Cruise Nite, the low rumble of classic autos and the admiring chatter of the crowd on a warm late-summer evening in Auburn will give way Fri ...

Moratorium on fireworks in Auburn

As in years past, authorities in Auburn and unincorporated Placer County are reminding residents that fireworks are not kosher on the Fourth of July – or any other day, for t ...

Auburn’s options unclear after firefighter layoffs

Auburn Fire Department’s two-year, $681,900 grant will expire on Sept. 22. That much is certain. What remains to be seen is what will follow – what cuts the department ...

Firefighters call on public to prevent layoffs

The Auburn Firefighters Association, which represents members of Auburn City Fire, has created an online method for concerned residents to voice their support for the five firefigh ...

Arbor Day serves as reminder for regular tree maintenance

A celebration of the tree took place in the form of Arbor Day on Friday, and in Auburn -- a city nestled among them -- the national event served as an important reminder that trees ...

Fire department loses grant, possibly 5 employees

The Auburn City Fire Department may have to lay off five firefighters this summer after a $681,900, two-year-long grant expires. Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said he found out ...

Local firefighters teach teens life saving procedures

Auburn city firefighters dedicated a part of their day Wednesday to teach E.V. Cain Middle School students how to potentially save someone’s life. The department, which had ...

Tornado slashes Roseville, doesn’t make it to Auburn

While Roseville and south Placer County mopped up Thursday after the tornado that raked the region the night before, all remained quiet in Auburn, which escaped pretty much unscath ...

Auburn council to discuss hiring freeze

Auburn Mayor Bridget Powers said this week that in light of recent economic setbacks, the city may need to consider enacting a hiring freeze. Powers voiced her views during Monday ...

Spring brings road construction, signal-light problems to Auburn

Better weather and an upcoming sporting event on Auburn roads means one thing right now – road construction. Auburn’s Public Works, Caltrans and the Placer County Wate ...