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Squirrel the new face of recreation district

The Auburn Parks and Recreation District has a furry new friend. The board of directors voted to make a squirrel the mascot of the district Thursday night. The new face of the Aub ...

Newcastle family rescues squirrel

Something rustling in the leaves in one Newcastle resident’s yard produced an interesting surprise recently for James Todd and his family. Todd, an Auburn Journal employee, a ...

Blown fuse behind Auburn’s weekend outage

A blown fuse is being blamed for Saturday afternoon’s power outage over a wide swath of Auburn. The outage stifled air conditioners, knocked out traffic lights at some major Hig ...

Rescuers brace for seasonal surge of abandoned wildlife

The trickle of infant animals found on wilderness trails or urban backyards and taken in by Gold Country Wildlife Rescue volunteers will soon turn into a flood. It's mating season ...