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Meteorite or mere rock" Commerce or science" Coloma hunt continues

AUBURN CA - With meteorites for the taking in Coloma, Auburn?s John Salfen thinks he just may have one of them. But it?s more than a treasure hunt that led him to Coloma and the d ...

Auburn Webelos Coloma campout yields meteorite discovery

AUBURN CA - About the size and shape of a raisin, a meteorite is now the prized possession of a sharp-eyed Auburn boy. River Townsend, 10, made the extra-terrestrial find Saturday ...

Showers predicted tonight – meteors that is

The sky is falling – or at least a part of a comet that showers the Earth’s atmosphere with debris every year at this time. The annual Perseid meteor shower is giving skywatch ...

Fireball streaks across evening sky

Jerry Durrett was traveling on New Airport Road Tuesday evening when he saw a strange streak in the sky. “It caught my eye and when I turned to look at it, it lasted quite awhil ...