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Deadliest intersections: Experts weigh in on the Auburn area’s baddest of the bad

There are no bad intersections. Just bad drivers and bad decisions. But the elements for accidents are more apt to come together in a collision course at a select few Auburn-area ...

North Auburn Costco/Wal-Mart battle heats up after pro-Bohemia ads run

Full-page newspaper ads arguing in favor of a Costco- or Wal-Mart-type store at the vacant Bohemia site in North Auburn are firing up opponents. Some neighbors are upset over stat ...

North Auburn apartment explosion believed drug-lab-related

A chemical explosion rocked a North Auburn apartment complex Tuesday and investigators now say it was caused by a possible clandestine hashish lab in a bathroom. Four people who h ...

Arsenal of firearms seized from North Auburn fourplex after shot fired

The initial report was of a gunshot into a North Auburn residence but by the time the shooter was under arrest, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department had discovered much more in ...

Watershed ideas to flow at Placer County Water Agency's Auburn forum

Watershed health will be the focus of Placer County Water Agency forum April 29 in North Auburn. The forum – part of the agency’s continuing public outreach to support an info ...

Foes of North Auburn Costco plans go on offensive at Planning Commission

Could an 18-acre parcel targeted as a Costco or Wal-Mart be turned instead into a park? That was one of the suggestions today as potential neighbors of the development proposal in ...

Placer County planning panel to get earful on possible North Auburn Costco, Wal-Mart

With battle lines drawn over access along Canal Street, friends and foes of plans for developing an 18.6-acre North Auburn site as a possible Wal-Mart or Costco get their say Thurs ...

Emotions run high at North Auburn meeting on Costco-Wal-Mart-type big box store

If they weren’t apparent already, the battle lines were crisply drawn Wednesday at a meeting between nearby residents and the developer of a proposed Costco-Wal-Mart-type big-box ...

North Auburn big-box store developer to meet with homeowners near project

The drive for Placer County approval to build a Costco- or Wal-Mart-style big-box store in North Auburn continues next week with the developer scheduling a town-hall-style informat ...

Potential neighbors of North Auburn big-box store fight to keep it off their street

Plans for a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 are getting a rocky reception. And much of the opposition is revolving around traffic concerns. At a meeting late ...

Wal-Mart" Costco" Lowe’s" New study stacks up three scenarios for North Auburn site

Plans for a 155,000-square-foot building that could house a Costco, Wal-Mart or even a Lowe’s home-improvement center are moving forward in North Auburn. The state-required envi ...

A neighborhood’s rebirth: North Auburn 49 Fire replacement homes nearer to move-in

The roar of saws and the pounding of nail guns signal rebirth in a North Auburn neighborhood devastated by last August’s 49 Fire. From wooden skeletons of homes being framed to ...

Placer County supervisors grant temporary rent reprieve to Auburn’s Cat House

A cat rescue group came away with a partial victory Tuesday in an attempt to stay rent-free at a Placer County-owned building in North Auburn. Supervisors voted to allow the Friend ...

Christmas shopping rebound in Auburn? Black Friday points the way

Black Friday turned into a red-letter day for Auburn businesses. Stores like Target in North Auburn were humming with activity and brimming with shoppers looking to scoop up early ...

Auburn jewelers bring charred but cherished keepsakes back from 49 Fire ashes

Auburn jewelers are showing their heart of gold as they help 49 Fire victims recover treasured pieces of their past. Betty McReynolds and her husband, Bill, thought they’d lost ...