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Storm to bring rain, snow to Auburn, Sierra

Rain today in the foothills and as much as 24 inches of snow in higher points of the Sierra won’t be near enough to ease drought and water supply concerns, a Nevada Irrigatio ...

Snow survey shows fourth year of Placer, state drought conditions likely

California’s latest snow survey found on Tuesday that the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and could end up being the lowest on record in nearly 25 years. Snow sup ...

No big snow, no World Cup event for Placer County

A world-class winter sports event in Placer County has fallen victim to the foibles of Mother Nature, namely not enough snow. And the National Weather Service is projecting little ...

Snow levels: better than last year, still not enough

At least two ski resorts near Sonora, California have already succumbed to staggeringly low snow totals this year and more are sure to follow unless things pick up. But the minisc ...

Increasing snowpack a welcome sight at resorts

Recent snowfall in the Sierra left behind 20 inches of fresh snow and travelers ready to hit the slopes. “We are heading up from San Francisco to get in some skiing,” ...

Rain fails to ease Placer’s drought pain

A light dusting of snow on some of the highest peaks in the Sierra on Tuesday may have provided a picture-perfect site for motorists passing over Donner Summit in the rain. But t ...

After 25 years, Auburn’s Boards N Motion closing its doors

After a quarter-century, a business that has helped give Auburn a renegade-cool fashion sense is closing its doors. Board N Motion, owned by Wendy Woodward, has its “going o ...

Spring storm brings April showers to Auburn, snow to Colfax, Foresthill

April showers arrived with a vengeance in Auburn while the high country was crowned Tuesday with a fresh layer of snow. For Auburn-based Mid-Placer Transportation Agency – t ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Search continues for missing runner in Foresthill; Snow drops in the foothills

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The search for a missing runner in the Foresthill area continues. Read our latest update here. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is checking in on the search thro ...

Storm door opens wider. But is it enough to bust drought?

The storm door is opening again this weekend on Auburn and the Sierra high country, renewing hope that Mother Nature will be moving in to elbow out drought concerns. But questions ...