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Ophir fire station to call it quits Jan. 1

AUBURN CA - FEMA could come to Placer County Fire’s rescue in an attempt to keep the Ophir station on Wise Road open. Placer County Fire is seeking a $1.2 million grant from a Fe ...

Police search for suspect in gas thefts

Auburn Police officials are trying to identify a man who they believe is puncturing gas tanks and stealing the fuel inside vehicles left at a parking lot near an Amtrak station. Au ...

Auburn's Army recruiting soldiers on as U.S. military presence shrinks

AUUBURN CA - Soon to be a soldier in the U.S. Army, Jake Nelson emerged from the North Auburn recruiting center with a smile on his face. For Nelson, enlisting in the Army is now ...

Happenstance ignited longtime career for fire captain

It was in 1985 that Capt. Bob Drexel, then 22, became a firefighter, almost by accident. Drexel, 45, has worked at Cal Fire Station 10 in Auburn for almost a year. It was a fluke ...

Water agency pump station slated for May 1 dedication

May 1 is the target date for dedication of the new Placer County Water Agency pump station. The pump station, part of a $75 million project that includes restoration of the Americ ...