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Wildfire chars 3 to 5 acres

A vegetation fire in steep terrain prompted a hurried response from fire crews Friday morning near Alta. The wildfire, which was reported in the canyon near Lovers Leap Road aroun ...

Auburn's talented vie for tiaras

The West Coast Regional Talent Celebrity pageant isn’t your typical glitz and glam pageant filled with hairspray, hair extensions galore and lipstick so bright that it can st ...

LOVE YOUR BODY - Stand Up Placer spreads awareness at Sierra College

One in every four college women is sexually assaulted. That fact was etched onto a shirt at the Stand Up Placer booth at Sierra College’s ninth-annual Love Your Body week on ...

Rodeo clown is goodwill ambassador in baggy pants

In the world of rodeo, when you do good, you get a shiny silver buckle – not a trophy or a plaque. And rodeo clown Justin Rumford, who will be appearing next weekend at the ...

Placer Water pumps up drought strategy

Continuing to be wary of both the weather and potential new government water-cutback demands, the Placer County Water Agency is moving into the dry months of the year reasonably co ...

Hundreds scour canyon for American River clean-up

More than 200 volunteers gathered for the clean-up, donning orange vests and toting plastic bags as they set to work. The annual Earth Day American River Clean-up is organized by t ...

Auburn students qualify for Global competition

Two local teams will be competing on a global level against 17 countries in a STEM based program – if they can raise the money. The week of May 19 teams, Sugar Rush, from E. ...

Hundreds gather for child’s memorial

  Downtown Lincoln’s streets were filled Friday afternoon with friends and family of Blake Cronkhite, 5, who died April 12 in an ATV accident. Jayden Secrest, 3, of Ci ...

North Auburn school move concerns city leaders

The relocation of a child care center into a regulated municipal airport zone is getting pushback from Auburn officials, who have concerns about safety and incremental encroachment ...

Auburn’s Boorinakis-Harper Ranch a State of Community honoree

In the same family for four generations and the lone working ranch within Auburn city limits, the Boorinakis-Harper Ranch off Dairy Road will receive the Friend of Agriculture awar ...