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Bear killed in Auburn neighborhood

The shooting death of a black bear on an Auburn-area street is raising concerns with the Tahoe-based Bear League. The pro-bruin group learned about the shooting Saturday of a 200- ...

Motorcycle rider dead in I-80 crash at Applegate

A 53-year-old Vacaville man was killed after the Harley-Davidson he was riding left Interstate 80 and crashed. Witnesses told California Highway Patrol investigators that they saw ...

Local periodontist roots for the truth

If there’s one message Auburn periodontist Dr. Nicky Hakimi wants to impart, it’s this: Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet, see on television, or h ...

CHP is hiring

  GOLD RUN, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is now accepting online applications for the position of officer on a continuous basis.  With this new con ...

Regional sewer spawns North Auburn treatment plant layoffs

Regionalizing sewer treatment – including the closure of the outdated North Auburn plant – means the loss of nine positions. And while some workers have found employme ...

Judge orders mental evaluation in deputy murder case

A judge has ordered a temporarily halt to murder proceedings in the slaying of Sacramento and Placer County deputies to allow a psychiatric evaluation of the defendant. In a heari ...

Foresthill Fire looks to Placer County funding source

The Foresthill Fire Protection District is advising the U.S. Forest Service that it will no longer provide free service for 911 calls in the Tahoe National Forest. But the Foresth ...

Potato Richardson captures third Tevis Cup win

Greenwood resident Potato Richardson, on Filouette, crosses the finish line in Auburn at 10:05 p.m. Saturday, winning the Tevis Cup 100-mile Endurance Ride. It was Richardson&rsquo ...

Auburn’s Bicycle Emporium marks 30 years in business

Bicycle Emporium is celebrating 30 years in business this year. The Auburn bike shop, located on Highway 49 near the Palm Avenue crossroads for the past three decades, has long be ...

Placer County’s Auburn Folsom Road getting more bike friendly

A stretch of Placer County’s Auburn Folsom Road is poised for a bicycle-friendly upgrade. The county has identified the corridor as high priority for upgrading to standard b ...

Music turns local friends into family

Christine Bonner and Rob Bonner have built a family around the local musicians with whom they’ve performed for so many years, which means that their Saturday evening performa ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

Media Life: Another Emmy for ‘Deadliest Catch” cinematographer?

Placer County product Todd Stanley is on the hunt for yet another Emmy to recognize the huge role he plays as cinematographer and producer on Discovery Channel’s “Deadl ...

Tevis Cup sweep crew: No rider left behind

Beautiful yet treacherous, the Tevis Cup trail between Squaw Valley and Auburn this weekend is fraught with hazards. Rattlers, steep drop-offs, exhaustion by both horse and rider ...

Call out the water police

Auburn Journal Photos The award-winning, whimsical “Water Leak” found-art sculpture finds a display area on the exterior wall of Auburn’s Old City Hall building ...