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Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

County staffs human trafficking special investigative unit

Sexual slavery and forced labor, the most common motivators for human trafficking, occur in Placer County more often than you may think. Arrests in both Penryn and Auburn occurre ...

For area fire districts, funding outlook bleak

It all comes down to money, or a lack there of, for six area fire districts. Mounting operational cost and dwindling revenues are signaling dire times ahead. Talk with those at th ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 1965

Work pushed on emergency bridge Workmen were blasting and bulldozing access roads on either side of the old railroad bridge across the American River this week to make it availab ...

All Those Years Ago … from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 17 and 24, 1964

Great stone face campaign brings ideas of all sorts The campaign to rid downtown Auburn of the Great Stone Face – the big blank wall on the Post Office addition – cont ...

Penryn overcrossing to close until end of month

  The Interstate 80 Penryn Road overcrossing will be closed until Nov. 29 for the Raise 80 Construction Project. In a two-pronged project, the closures will begin Wednes ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 30 and Aug. 6, 1964

Barbers will clip customers for $2.25 now The $2 haircut joins the dodo Saturday when Auburn barbers will clip their customers for a quarter more. Effective Aug. 1, haircuts wi ...

Reader Input: Please don’t poison beautiful raptors

Sadly, a few days ago we found a dead hawk in our pasture. A couple of days later, another dead hawk. Both had no injuries. We suspected West Nile virus and had it picked up and ...

Reader Input: Our sovereignty under threat

Thank you Mr. (Joe) Nicosia (“US government frightens reader,” Reader Input, March 18). You nailed that 100 percent but with number No. 4, especially. Our lawmakers i ...

Horse owners shepherd Placer County’s trails

It’s been an uphill battle, preserving equestrian trails in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, but a coalition of local horse owners has held the line for thre ...