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Museum for North Auburn’s WWII DeWitt General Hospital?

The Placer County Government Center could soon have an onsite museum to tell its history. Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery said Monday that she has been working behind the scenes fo ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Media Life: Missing link to Auburn pioneer unearthed in cemetery

It’s hard not to escape the legacy early Auburn resident Bernhard Bernhard left on the area. The German-born farmer’s family name is on a complex of 19th century buildings off ...

Native Sons honored in new Placer County museum exhibit in Auburn

The Native Sons of the Golden West – an organization celebrating its 125th anniversary in both Auburn and Lincoln – are the focus of a new exhibit at the Placer County Museum. ...

Placer County Courthouse bellringing marks courts re-opening

With judges and court staff listening from the ground below to hear a sweet sound long silenced, the 150-year-old Placer County Courthouse bell rang out in celebration Wednesday. ...