winter

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Winter to bring no promise of rainfall, snow

Weather experts have little confidence the winter months will bring the rain and snow needed to improve drought conditions in California. According to a National Weather Service S ...

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. ...

60 is the new 70

Precipitation is low and temperatures are normal for mid-November in the foothills, and the National Weather Service says the edge of winter is just around the corner. The NWS off ...

Cold front brings snow to the foothills

  A wave of cold air brought winter back to the foothills on Tuesday, leaving behind several inches of snow across the northern Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service o ...

New heights for foothills athletes

The 2011-12 prep sports year was memorable from the opening kickoff last August to the final putt just last week.A slew of championships, a bunch of star athletes and a handful of ...

Bruins bring it in the pool

LAKE OF THE PINES ? Garat Johnson?s perfect Saturday starts in a Speedo and ends in a tuxedo. Haley Jungers has made an annual tradition of taking on the top swimmers in the regio ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Take a hike for winter fitness fix

Hiking is a great way to stay active through the winter months. We have seemingly limitless possibilities out our Auburn backyard. Generally speaking, the key to fitness is consist ...