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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 ...

Auburn springs into home improvements

Curious as to how you can improve your home this season? The biannual Auburn Home Show begins tomorrow at the Gold County Fairgrounds where is has been transformed into a home own ...

An Auburn teacher's educational labors of love

This year’s Educational State of the Community Honoree, Thomas Schroeder, was able to take a moment out of his busy teaching schedule to answer a few questions from the Aubur ...

North Auburn animal shelter construction starts

Construction has started on a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn. With completion expected by the end of 2016, heavy equipment was on the B Avenue site Wednesday, cl ...

State drops Placer water saving goal to 32 percent

Placer County Water Agency is now facing a lower conservation standard than the one the state Water Board originally ladled out. The board announced a revised proposal late Tuesda ...

And the nominees are ...

By Penne Usher Of the Auburn Journal For more than three decades the Auburn Journal has bestowed the Vernon Gould McCann Award on a deserving Auburnite. The award has been given ...