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Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...

Sheriff: Mountain lion attack 'unsubstantiated'

A report of a man being slashed in the throat during a mountain lion attack is "unsubstantiated" and he's suspected to be the victim of an assault, the Nevada ...

Snowy Auburn streetscape then. Not so much now

Surprise. That’s right. It’s Auburn. Very rarely has it snowed like this in the last 30 years or so. But this 1930s photo of Lincoln Way back in the days when the Au ...

Water workshop: Ideas wanted

“All ideas” will be on the table today when the Nevada Irrigation District hosts a “Plan For Water” community brainstorming session in North Auburn. The wo ...

Foresthill Bridge notes removed, go up again

Suicide prevention advocates were at the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn in the darkness Thursday evening replacing heartfelt notes of hope that were removed earlier in the day. A v ...

Spot a scammer this holiday season

‘Tis the season for scam artists. AARP, the retired people’s organization, has released four top ways con artists are taking advantage of Placer County residents and h ...

Auburn's KAHI to keep playing banned song

It’s a 1944 Christmas chestnut that’s a staple on radio stations during the holiday season. In some circles, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” is past its sh ...

Cal Fire declares end to fire season

Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing Cal Fire’s NEU Unit to transition out of fire season effective Dec.10 in ...

Buttoning up an Auburn landmark

The battle to keep rain and wind from damaging Auburn’s city hall is being bolstered by work that has been taking place to repoint and seal exterior masonry. The project on ...

Auburn skating rink gains fans

It may not be ice but Auburn’s holiday skating rink is gaining its fans. Placer High student Nataly Briseno donned skates on a recent afternoon and pronounced the temporary ...

Placer rates as one of the safest places to live in CA

Placer County remains one of the safest places to live in California, according to law enforcement officials. Gold Country Media looked into how different communities stack up wi ...

Talking trash at the library

Ready for some trash talk? Michelle White an environmental resource specialist for Western Placer Waste Management will be the guest speaker at the Friend of Auburn Library’ ...

School open enrollment, transfer opportunities soon available

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between Jan. 7 and 31. The District’s Open Enrollment/Intradistrict Transf ...

Ambitious Auburn loft plan has parking problem

An ambitious plan to build lofts on a historic Downtown Auburn property could be shelved because the project doesn’t have enough parking space to meet city requirements. Aub ...

Auburn's Classic Christmas: 5 Reasons To Not Miss

The heart of the holidays will beat strongly in Auburn this coming Saturday and again on Dec. 15. Every year, for nearly three decades, Old Town Auburn has welcomed thousands into ...