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Arrest follows North Auburn school burglary

It’s hard to go any lower than the burglary that took place today in North Auburn. First, it was at a school – Rock Creek Elementary on Bell Road. Secondly, the thief was after ...

Media Life: Auburn 49 Fire hero wins big on TV’s “Wipeout”

Corey Kilroy’s heroism during the 49 Fire has turned into a springboard for some nationwide TV fame and a win on the wacky, obstacle course show “Wipeout.” A 30-year-old Plac ...

Supes deny North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco appeal by opponents

Placer County supervisors gave their support today to the controversial Bohemia development, clearing the way for a court battle over a possible Costco or Wal-Mart in North Auburn. ...

Planning Commission says ‘yes’ to North Auburn Wal-Mart-Costco-type store

A Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn won approval today from the Placer County Planning Commission. But opponents of Roseville developer Jim Conkey’s plans for a 155,000 ...

Costco-Wal-Mart plans win Placer County staff backing

Plans for a Costco-Wal-Mart-type store in North Auburn are going before the Placer County Planning Commission Thursday with support from the Planning Department. For developer Jim ...

Placer County clout could soon ease 49 Fire-area neighbors’ tall grass fears

Supervisor Jim Holmes says he’s hearing it from people in and around the 49 Fire site in North Auburn about the tall grass that’s growing back on many lots. And in an effort t ...

Bohemia project wins support

Plans for a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn are on their way to the Placer County Planning Commission with the blessing of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council. T ...

MAC attack: North Auburn panel ready to consider Wal-Mart, Costco plans

The debate over a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store in North Auburn is set to heat up again at a public hearing Tuesday. The North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) will hold a spe ...

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 ...

84 Lumber blames poor corporate fit for North Auburn store closure

From the start, North Auburn’s 84 Lumber location was the odd store out, a company spokesman said. “We have 299 stores and 298 were pretty much the same,” 84 Lumber spokesma ...

North Auburn big-box showdown slated for July

The wait for a Placer County Planning Commission showdown over a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 in North Auburn will have to wait a little longer. The Planni ...

Canal victim Matthew Templeman’s abandoned camp an eerie memorial to his homeless life, death

Deep in the overgrown grass and weeds on a vacant North Auburn patch of land, canal victim Matthew Templeman’s tent is still standing, his meager possessions little disturbed sin ...

New group forms to stop what they believe will be a Wal-Mart at Auburn site

A new group has formed to fight what members believe will be a Wal-Mart on a much-debated North Auburn parcel owned by Roseville developer Jim Conkey. Lee Lively, secretary-treasu ...

49 Fire investigator: “We understand frustration”

The chief investigator on the nine-month-long 49 Fire investigation says his Cal Fire team is cognizant of the level of frustration in the community over the unsolved case. “We t ...

Board change leaves E.V. Cain out of Auburn Renaissance Faire

Has skullduggery been afoot behind the scenes at the Renaissance Faire? A former board member is claiming what amounts to a hostile takeover of the Cain’s Crossing Renaissance F ...