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Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...

Auburn State Recreation Area cleanup tackles trashed canyon sites

AUBURN CA - Hundreds of volunteers will be taking out the trash in the American River Canyon on Saturday. The Earth Week cleanup brings volunteers together with several organizati ...

PG&E’s Meadow Vista dig to bury power lines

AUBURN CA - A key stretch of Meadow Vista’s Placer Hills Road will be losing its web of overhead cables by the end of the year. Since March, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews hav ...

Lack of rainfall signals driest season since 1976-77

AUBURN CA - The water-supply picture for Placer County is growing grimmer. While a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. official has briefed the Placer County Water Agency’s board about c ...

PG&E works to restore power in Placer as winds kick up

Strong winds were creating pockets of power outages Thursday in Auburn and other areas of Placer County. With winds continuing to peak at 30-40 mph through the foothills and into ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

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 ...

Rash of Auburn canal deaths spark homeless camp safety patrols

A series of unexplained canal deaths in Auburn is sparking Pacific Gas & Electric into action. With five bodies recovered from the Auburn stretch of the Wise Canal in the past 16 ...

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 ...

Highway 49 gas leak disrupts traffic, school

A ruptured gas pipe on a busy stretch of Highway 49 in Auburn shut down traffic during part of the lunch hour Tuesday and kept students inside a nearby school. The rupture sent wi ...