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Meadow Vista man dies in Highway 89 crash near Truckee

A Meadow Vista man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash into a tree near Truckee, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. Killed in the crash was 64-year-old Steven Metzgar, ...

Fire threatens Applegate-Meadow Vista area home

AUBURN CA - A wildland fire moving up a hill Friday toward a house in the Applegate area was extinguished by fire crews before it could do any structural damage. The fire was repor ...

Kane gets the call to Sweden

Tanner Kane never figured speeding around the track at Fast Fridays each week would lead to the opportunity to jet halfway around the world and test his skills on an international ...

Looking out for Lyme

Now that spring has finally arrived in the western Sierra, so have the hungry black-legged, or deer, ticks waiting to feed on unsuspecting people and animals. “Although ticks are ...

Playground dream comes true for Meadow Vista man killed in Afghanistan

Tom Stefani didn’t live to see a heartfelt goal come true in a battle-torn corner of Afghanistan. Stefani, who grew up in Meadow Vista, was working in Afghanistan for the U.S. g ...

PG&E help on way for Auburn’s Wise Canal Death Zone

Responding to safety concerns in the wake of five recent deaths, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced plans today to string potentially life-saving grab cables across Auburn’s Wi ...

Judge: Chevreaux’s Meadow Vista asphalt plant permit valid

Meadow Vista residents opposed to an asphalt plant at Chevreaux Aggregates have been steam-rollered again – this time by a Placer County superior court judge. Judge Charles Wach ...

Teichert in partnership to buy 64-year-old Chevreaux Aggregates of Auburn, Meadow Vista

A stalwart in business and the community for 64 years, Chevreaux Aggregates is in the process of changing hands. In an agreement that has yet to be finalized, the Chevreaux Family ...

Amgen Tour of California will include Auburn, Foresthill Bridge

Auburn and the Foresthill Bridge have made it onto the Amgen Tour of California map. Tour organizer AEG Sports revealed route details of the epic bike race’s May 16 first stage ...

Cool Yule Jingle Jog today

The annual Cool Yule Jingle Jog will be held today in Meadow Vista, beginning at 10 a.m. There are 5-kilometer and 10K courses. There will be prizes for the top finishers in each ...

First chance at H1N1 vaccine for general public packs Auburn fairgrounds

The line was long. The wait was more than 1½ hours. But with H1N1 concerns in the air and swine flu vaccinations available for the general public in Auburn for the first time, F ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...

Media Life: Surf-guitar king Dick Dale set for Auburn holiday show

The King of Surf Guitar is coming to Auburn. Dick Dale is playing the Auburn Event Center on Dec. 19, bringing a muscular, vibrato-laden wash of sound to the city for a first-time ...

Media Life: “Supernanny” on hunt for out-of-control Placer County kids

Placer County’s most dysfunctional families are wanted in a casting call for TV’s “Supernanny” that lands Aug. 23 in Roseville. The ABC reality show is on the hunt for all ...

Economic rebound plans include tourism strategy for Placer County, Auburn

Hernan Garcia may not know it but he’s the face of Auburn’s tourism future. The Cali, Colombia resident is visiting California for the first time. His travels have taken him t ...