summer

Placer County dropping price through August for adopting pets

AUBURN CA - Placer County is offering a deal on pet adoptions starting Monday. Running through Aug. 31, Placer County Animal Services will be halving the cost of adoptions for all ...

Locals have a ball playing bocce

Nestled beside a picturesque country pond on a working farm, a group of local seniors has re-discovered an ancient pastime. As they enthusiastically throw their pallinos and brig ...

Freak summer gully washer is a record buster

Summer? What summer? A freak storm rolled through Auburn and the foothills Tuesday and Wednesday, dumping record rain on the area. Rain totals were impressive for any time of year ...

Auburnites have several ways to beat the heat

Summer is in full swing, and local officials say there are several things residents should know to beat the heat in a safe way. According to Kathy Hoxsie, a forecaster with the Na ...

PG&E on the hunt for outage cause

Plagued by a series of power outages in Rocklin, Pacific Gas and Electric formed a new task force to tackle the issue. One of the outages on July 7 cut power to Steve Martin’s ...

Stay safe and healthy this summer

Dr. Davis Liu of Kaiser Permanente in Roseville knows all about healthy and safe living. After all, he authored a book on wellness. But he also recently experienced firsthand what ...

Summer splashes into Auburn

Friends Colin Quennell and Jeffrey Parkhurst, both originally from Pismo Beach, celebrated the first day of summer Monday by floating through a small set of rapids of the North For ...

Protecting your feet in summer heat

Summer can take quite a toll on toes. Anyone who’s ever sustained a sandal-related blister or stepped on a bee while running barefoot through the sprinklers can attest to the po ...

Courts heat up in June at Placer

Summer in Auburn — for most teenagers it means trips to the American River, sleeping in, hanging with friends, and shopping at the mall. Not so if you are a varsity high school b ...

Abundance of summertime fun

While summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, there are already a plethora of activities to keep kids occupied during their time off from school. The following is a samp ...