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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 ...

Honor Tour assembly April 23 at Del Oro High

Honor Tour assembly April 23 at Del Oro High The Honor Group Inc., organizer of The Honor Bowl, a high school football invitation that benefits military veterans, will open its 2 ...

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 ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Firefighters stop Loomis grass blaze

Firefighters responded the afternoon of April 16 to a call from a Loomis resident whose attempt to burn a pile of debris spread out of control. The incident happened on property a ...

Firefighters stop Loomis grass blaze in its tracks

Firefighters responded this afternoon to a call from a Loomis resident who’s attempt to burn away a pile of debris spread out of control. The incident happened on property o ...

ACLU out to teach Auburn traffic-stop smarts, rights

Got rights? The American Civil Liberties Union is intent on ensuring that Auburn-area residents know theirs in interactions with law enforcement. Volunteers trained by the civil ...

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Otto to appear at Auburn's Power Club Brewery for Monte Carlo Night

In his playing days for the Oakland Raiders, it wasn’t easy getting Jim Otto off the field. So hard, in fact, that the National Football League Hall of Fame center played a ...

Loomis student wins county spelling bee, moves on to state

A fictitious name has helped fifth-grader Jared Gode move on to this Saturday’s California State Elementary School Spelling Bee. Jared, 11, of Loomis Basin Charter School, w ...