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Frosted flakes: Snow falls in Auburn - finally

Gus Thomson photos   Foresthill had its share. Colfax too over the last couple of weeks. But Auburn had to wait until today to experience its first real snowfall of the wi ...

Mobile food trailer for Gathering Inn

An anonymous donor has stepped up with $70,000 to pay for a mobile food trailer at The Gathering Inn Mid-Placer Emergency Housing Program homeless shelter in North Auburn. The new ...

Auburn’s I-80 McDonald’s is open again

Auburn’s I-80 McDonald’s is open again New building replaces original Auburn eatery   Don and Patricia Masters were back this week on familiar turf, sitting at ...

Giant salmon sculpture coming to Auburn

A sculpture of five giant salmon could soon be gracing Auburn’s Central Square. Auburn City Councilman Bill Kirby is a major proponent of making the sculpture - already comm ...

Alabama company in conservation deal with Placer

A Tuscaloosa, Ala. company is being paid $2.35 million by Placer County for a conservation easement over 300 acres of land it owns near Lincoln. The property includes areas that w ...

Crash on Highway 49 injures 1

Crash on Highway 49 injures 1 Sandy Stockton photo/Auburn Journal Emergency workers attend to the occupant trapped inside a vehicle after a crash on Highway 49 in the Pilot Hill ...

Auburn will ask for bids on Nevada Street project

An end is in sight for drivers experiencing the bone-shaking Nevada Street ride. Auburn City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to put the final phase of a multi-million-dollar bik ...

Martha Fancher shared WWII experiences with students

Martha Fancher, who shared her World War II homefront experiences with generations of Placer High students, has died. Fancher, 97, died Jan. 21. A memorial service is to be held S ...

Winter storms forecast through weekend

No snow but plenty of rain is being projected by the National Weather Service for the Auburn area. The forecast for tonight through Sunday night is for zero snowfall in Auburn whi ...

Autorama legend status for Newcastle man

Newcastle’s Alex Blanca will be stepping up Saturday to put on the special jacket awarded to Autorama legends. The iconic Sacramento custom car and street rod show has been ...

Foresthill Bridge iPhone X drop goes viral

Foresthill Bridge is starring in a viral video that’s attracted millions of views. The video from England social media and entertainment company LADbible shows an iPhone X b ...

$50K more for Placer's Hidden Falls Park Park study

Placer County’s move to create a new public-access point to Hidden Falls Regional Park has $50,000 more in funding. The funding was approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervis ...

New stamp resurrects movie memories

The Auburn-area’s links to greatness through the many films shot in or near the community has produced another one of those quirky, roundabout claims to fame. In this instan ...

Placer part of statewide sex trafficking crackdown

Placer Special Investigations Unit took part in a statewide operation combating human trafficking. As part of a regional effort, the multi-agency task force, that includes Sheriff ...

New I-80 safety feature: Center dividers

They’re part of the Interstate 80 landscape now. But in 1973, center dividers were a novel innovation along the freeway. The Auburn Journal’s John Trumbo visited the ...