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Heatwave challenges Auburn event organizers

AUBURN CA - The ice cream at Auburn’s historic Bernhard House was in meltdown mode during the Heritage Trail museums tour Saturday and Sunday. On soccer pitches throughout the Au ...

Sacramento weather bureau is where the storm action is

SACRAMENTO – It’s the nerve center for weather forecasting from Shasta to Stanislaus counties, covering the high peaks of the Sierra to the valley floor. And on Friday, the Sa ...

Ban on outdoor yard waste fires keeps Auburn backyard leaf burns on hold

Unusually dry and warmer than normal, early winter weather in the foothills has caused the Placer County Air Pollution Control District to ban outdoor burning since mid-December. ...

Low snow could blanket Auburn

Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Santa’s sleigh gets “all-clear” for landing in Auburn from weather bureau

Rudolph and his nose so bright can take a hay break when Santa and his sleigh fly into the Auburn area overnight Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service is forecasting excelle ...

Snow could dust Auburn, foothills Sunday: Weather Service

The Auburn area could be in for a light dusting of snow Sunday night. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow levels down to 1,000 feet and temperatures overnight Sunday ...

Big, blustery storm expected to soak Auburn area

With as much as seven inches of rain expected to pummel the Auburn area on Tuesday, replacement wiper blades have risen to the top of shopping lists again. “This is it – I’m ...

Smoky says: Auburn’s cooling trend to get weekend revisit

Auburn experienced a taste of autumn to come Tuesday – with colder weather moving in and a sprinkle of rain falling in the morning. Torrid temperatures had been hanging on throu ...

Snow forecast for the foothills

A little more than a week before Christmas, Mother Nature is getting into the holiday spirit by possibly sprinkling snow in Auburn by Sunday night. The National Weather Service f ...