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“Skeet” Skeaton to be remembered

Anthony “Skeet” Skeaton will be remembered at a gathering in North Auburn marking the one-year anniversary of his death in the Placer County Jail. Skeaton’s moth ...

Man charged with heroin possession

Auburn police arrested a man on drug charges Sunday evening after he allegedly tried to discard heroin near a bus stop at the 12000 block of Westwood Drive. Police responded to th ...

Man charged with multiple firearm felonies

Police charged an Auburn man with four counts of firearm-related felonies and one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest Saturday evening. At 11:14 p.m., Auburn Police Officer Joe ...

Auburn police charge man with possession of heroin

Auburn police arrested a man for allegedly being in possession of a controlled substance. Officers contacted Camden James Hocking, 36, of Placerville in the area of Epperle Lane a ...

Police: Auburn home was site for ‘honey oil’ lab

Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Department said Thursday that investigators have determined a home located in the 800 block of Nott Court was being used to house a “ ...

Auburn man charged after chase, hit-and-run

An Auburn man is in custody after allegedly leading sheriff’s deputies on a car chase that authorities said resulted in a hit-and-run and led to multiple other charges. Plac ...

Man arrested in theft of tablet

A man was charged with possession of stolen property after he allegedly stole a traceable electronic tablet out of a car in Auburn. The Auburn Police Department said they received ...

Reader Input: Make public the tragic facts

Anthony “Skeet” Skeaton died July 11, 2013 while in the Placer County Jail, less than 24 hours after he turned himself in to clear an old charge. We don’t know ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Student privacy in local schools; Former Placer inmate memorialized and local production company has new TV show

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Reporter Andrew Westrope is writing about how local schools and students would be affected under proposed legislation that would prevent companies unde ...