News

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 18, 2006      Christy Jahlea Jahlou of Loomis has made a career out of making colo ...

Striking Beauty: The Scary, Wondrous World of Lightning

With the National Weather Service predicting a fair chance of lightning and thunder in the Auburn area through Friday, we examine today some of the oddities of the products of uppe ...

Making an imprint on the fabric of community: Costume designer Joyce Silva is Auburn Culture Award honoree

Costume designer Joyce Silva is the recipient of this year’s Auburn Culture Award. Silva was nominated by the Auburn Arts Commission. The nomination was suggested by April ...

UPDATE: Roseville police name man who killed himself in SWAT standoff

The man who triggered an hours-long standoff Wednesday in Roseville before taking his own life has been identified as 46-year-old Travis Swol. Police recently announced that Swol w ...

Highway 49 North Auburn bypass back on the political table

The long-simmering question of building a bypass around Auburn to eliminate Highway 49 traffic congestion was dusted off Tuesday. The resurrection of a much-discussed, long-buried ...

Auburn police arrest two for robbery, burglary, conspiracy

  Auburn Police have arrested two men on suspicion of robbery, burglary and conspiracy  The case began on April 13 when a  a subject contacted police to r ...

Placer wins big at Seattle band competition

Placer High School bands and choirs, led by David Lawrenson, music director, won big at the Seattle World Strides Music Competition. Awards include: • Program sweepstakes (b ...

Measure C would give millions to Placer Union schools

Gone are the days when a teacher stood in front of neatly-lined rows of desks “Little House on the Prairie”-style and imparted knowledge while students took copious not ...

Homeless shelter extended ten months

Correction: This article was amended to fix three errors: One missed the longer-term plans referenced in the second paragraph, and a second probation officer was included as ...

BIG Day of Giving deadline extended

Americans were so generous during the BIG Day of Giving yesterday, their giving broke the national online site where donations were accepted.  As a result donations to lo ...

Loomis to hold community yard sale

Loomis residents should brace themselves – the community yard sale is a little less than a week away. Jenny Knisley, Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce executive director, sai ...

Workshop on downtown improvements

A joint workshop, including members of the Loomis Town Council and the Planning Commission, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss improvements to the downtown area. The improveme ...

Go for the burn – but get that permit first

Citing dry weather conditions, Cal Fire has put a burn permit requirement back in place as temperatures start to heat up again. The drop in moisture means brush and grasses in the ...

Placer County family leaves legacy of land, sharing

The legacy of Betty and Matt Bailey lives on in a new 40-acre preserve recently donated by the couple’s family on the north fork of the American River, near Alta. The Auburn ...

King Road to experience small, temporary closures near Auburn-Folsom Road

A small section of King Road, totaling a couple of thousand feet near Auburn-Folsom Road, will be closed to through traffic between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until ...