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Cinco de Mayo to spice up Old Town Auburn for 25th year

The California Hispanic community’s traditions will fill the streets of Old Town Auburn with color and sound today. Cinco de Mayo is back in a big way with plenty to see and ...

Fiery crash closes Highway 49

Updated 9:56 a.m. May 5: A fiery crash resulted in the closure of Highway 49 from Auburn to the confluence of the American River.  A vehicle went over the embankment an ...

Placer pot grows to be discussed by supes

Staff is slated to update the Placer County Board of Supervisors on public concerns and inquiries regarding medical marijuana cultivation. The item is scheduled to be heard at 9:4 ...

Canyon Creek Bridge near Auburn spans water, time

Rustic and solid, a new wooden bridge spanning scenic Canyon Creek in the American River canyon below Auburn is ready for crossing. The bridge is the product of a joint effort by ...

Thousands of homeowner solutions at Auburn Home Show

The Auburn Home Show is attracting thousands to the Gold Country Fairgrounds this weekend, providing solutions and answers to homeowner questions. Throw in some nifty knickknack g ...

Nurses strike, Auburn hospital stays open

Part of a one-day strike by California Nurses Association union members at five Sutter Health hospitals, a demonstration Thursday on Highway 49 in North Auburn alerted passing moto ...

VA office threats launched manhunt

Threats against the Veterans Administration spurred lockdowns in North Auburn during a manhunt for a Nevada County man Tuesday afternoon. Authorities issued an alert to be on the ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Auburn is calling all golfers

Community members are swinging for education. The 5th Annual Gabe Mendez Golf Tournament will be on Friday, May 1 at the Auburn Valley Golf Club and proceeds go to St. Joseph&rsqu ...

Guiding paws in Colfax

A local teen uses her free time to help those in need. Hailey Elias, 16, is a senior at Colfax High School and contributes time and love in raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the ...