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Storms bring Sierra fire risk

An energy packed storm system has weather watchers and the state’s fire agency looking toward the Sierra Nevada for lightning strikes this weekend and into next week. Thunde ...

Brief rains to give way to sunny weather

Skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to clear skies and fresh snow for the rest of the week. Christmas Eve rains and snows in the higher elevations will be giving way to su ...

Meddlers Report – Sept. 30

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Foresthill fire base abuzz with activity

FORESTHILL, Ca -- Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and paper towels are the main requests of one “spike crew” team member just back to camp from the front lines of the King ...

Another View: Snow spawns warm memories, but enough is enough

This is one of those rare times when we can all agree on something. At least I am reasonably sure that we can. It’s been cold out there. Not brisk. Not chilly. Or even nippy. ...

UPDATE: New blueprint to reduce Tahoe lake pollution gets Placer supes OK

Placer County has signed on to a $750,000 plan intended to reduce the amount of pollution going into Lake Tahoe. The project, costing $750,000 over the next five years, include ...

Lightning strikes spark Placer County fires

AUBURN CA - A barrage of lightning bolts was hitting Placer County’s high country Tuesday, sparking fires and fears in an area northeast of Foresthill. The American River Distric ...

Placer supes to act on COPS grant deputy hiring

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to move ahead on a federal Community Oriented Policing Services hiring grant to put new deputies to work tackling illega ...

Media Life: Idiot’s guide to Auburn, Placer terminology

Media Life would be remiss without mentioning the departure of the Auburn Journal’s longtime newsroom leader and guiding force,Deric Rothe. Rothe stepped down this month after 1 ...

Storm takes LL tuneup in Tahoe

The Auburn Storm 16-and-under softball team stepped it up to win the Capitol Sports Tahoe/Incline Tournament last weekend in the 18-and-under division.The Storm tied the first game ...