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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 ...

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 ...

The Death Zone: Five bodies found in Auburn canal leave unanswered questions

Five bodies recovered from the Wise Canal over 16 months – including three since March 26 – are unusual, an Auburn Police spokesman said Tuesday. But there continue to be no i ...

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 ...

Placer County Water whittles down number of potential hydropower brokers

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency have authorized staff to select three or more power-marketing firms for further discussions on how the agency can best market its hydroe ...

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 ...

Sunny, blue skies welcome after wet 'n' wild weekend

Mother Nature can't seem to make up her mind these days. After a wet, windy weekend, she's decided to clear any inclement weather off the calendar for the next week or so. It's ...