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Auburn's Memorial Day flags mark sacrifices large and small

Hundreds of U.S. flags are flying today in Auburn-area cemeteries as a thankful community and nation honors veterans who have died on a Memorial Day long weekend. To achieve the d ...

Deputies nab suspected North Auburn tool thief

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with a hoard of tools and equipment allegedly stolen from the Placer County maintenance yard. Forty-five-year-old Anthony George Pav ...

Patrols out in force for DUI

Am I good to drive? Think carefully about it before climbing behind the wheel this holiday weekend – or anytime for that matter. Between college and high school graduations ...

Probation, alternative sentencing for ex-Cal Fire chief

A plea deal on a drug charge will result in former Cal Fire battalion chief Ronald Ray Wright Jr. serving no jail time. Instead, Wright will apply for a sentencing alternative tha ...

Budweiser Clydesdales clomp-clomp into Auburn

Massive but mannerly, famous but oblivious to their celebrity, Budweiser’s famous Clydesdales have been stabled at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds this week. The 10- ...

Science and numbers and learning... Oh my!

When was the last time you saw teenagers willingly interact with kindergartners? It doesn’t happen all that often in my experience, but it was the crux of a blockbuster learn ...

Media Life: ‘D-Train’ movie has Colfax, Placer connection

Colfax High School class of ’96 grad Matthew Medlin’s latest credit in Hollywood’s film industry is a notable one. He’s a unit production manager and line p ...

Not guilty plea in slaying of Newcastle olive ranch owner

ROSEVILLE – Accused of murder in the May 14 shooting death of his father in Newcastle, Robert Carlo Yandolino pleaded not guilty to the charge in a brief Placer County Superi ...

Litter Removal for Earth Day

NEWCASTLE, CA, April 29th, 2015 — Last Wednesday, April 22nd, you may have seen a team of Livingston’s Grading and Paving, Inc. operators and staff picking up litter on ...

Public nearly no show for Auburn budget session

If you were looking for the perfect opportunity to raise issue with the way city funds are handled, you may have missed the boat. The “boat” was a very poorly attended ...