Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Newly minted graduates Amanda Brown, left, and Amanda Ronk celebrate the end of their high school years at Placer High School Saturday in Auburn.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Harlan Bast, 77, left, and Rich Mignano, 81, still get a kick out of riding on Fast Fridays at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.
Gus Thomson/Auburn Journal Firefighters work to control blaze in a vacant lot near the Downtown Auburn Salvation Army store on Monday afternoon. The fire was contained to about a quarter-acre of grassland.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal The Placer County Sheriff Mounted Enforcement Unit gave a demonstration of crowd control utilizing horses. "The four-day camp helps children to feel more comfortable around law enforcement," said Lt. Kevin Borden.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Placer County Correctional Officer Diana Solomon (left) leads camper Chloe Johnson, 8, of Auburn on a short ride at the conclusion of the first day of the Ride with Pride horse camp at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Monday. Also taking a ride is Haily Harris, 11, from Sacramento, being led by Placer County Correctional Officer Lisa Hayter (right).
Courtesy/Jason Kang Delta Ducks quarterback Cody Allen (19) returns for the playoffs. Allen has been side-lined since suffering a knee injury in a 99-6 victory on May 4.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal More than 250 riders took to the streets of Downtown for the all-day Auburn Criterium cycling race Sunday. Organized by the Victory Velo Racing Team, it included 13 races that began with junior riders and ended with the men's and women's pro races. "The Auburn Criterium was the second part of the two-day weekend Auburn Omnium event," Victory Velo Bike Shop owner Dan Tebbs said. The first stage was the de Montserrat Circuit Race held in Loomis Saturday. Pictured is the start of the men's Category 3 race in Auburn Sunday.
Anne Stokes/Auburn Journal Members of Del Oro's class of 2013 finally got their graduation experience Tuesday night, after Saturday morning's ceremony was canceled due to safety concerns over the high heat.
Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Auburn's Tyler Gums, left, gives teammate Jordan Wood, center, a high-five at home plate during an American Legion baseball game at Del Oro on Tuesday. Post 84 beat Del Oro 16-6 in the first game of a three-game series.
Paul Cambra/Auburn Journal Symphony League president Karen Lutinger, right, stands with league member Janet Crosby, who was instrumental in seeing that the late Michael Goodwin's tile went into place. Goodwin's is the first tile to placed in the "art zone," and sits below the theater's marquee.
Courtesy Dean Abt, a former basketball standout at Colfax High, will ride in Sunday's 53rd annual Nevada City Classic bicycle race. Abt started his racing career 40 years ago in a junior race at Nevada City.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Jon Winslow, paramedic with the Foresthill Fire Protection District, packs up equipment after a trip with a patient from the Foresthill Divide to the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital emergency ward. Experts say a quick trip to the hospital in an ambulance or as a passenger in another vehicle after suffering stroke symptoms can save your life.
Philip Wood/Gold Country News Service People flee from a nearby mobile home as a wall of fire approaches it Thursday afternoon in a rural area off PFE Road just west of Roseville.
Courtesy Dominic Cook, left, rides a hand cycle. Cook, who became paralyzed from the waist down after a devastating car crash in 2001, runs a non-profit called Team Try For Others that benefits disabled athletes.
Here are images from stories covered this week by the Auburn Journal.