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Storm rains 8 inches on Auburn but drought still on

The Auburn area experienced the first major rainstorm of the season over the weekend, with just over 8 inches falling from Thursday to Monday. Sunday represented the peak of a sto ...

Woman, 36, to serve 90 days for sex with 16-year-old ex-student

A former Newcastle special-education teacher was ordered Thursday to serve 90 days in Placer County jail on a sex-abuse conviction related to a relationship she admitted having wit ...

Newcastle teacher pleads not guilty to sexually abusing minor

  A Newcastle special education teacher pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with a former student of hers who was a minor. A ...

Auburn man in jail for alleged lewd acts with a minor

An Auburn man is in jail for allegedly committing lewd acts with a 14-year-old child. On Monday Auburn police arrested Matthew Joseph Barraza, 31, an Auburn-area martial arts inst ...

Renfree moving on after chasing dream

Editor’s note: Matt Renfree is a graduate of Placer High who played college baseball and pitched in the minor leagues. Over the course of an evening, he recalled his experiences ...