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Water providers upbeat on drought, concerned about runoff

The Nevada Irrigation District is upbeat about water storage and hopeful that ongoing drought conditions will be lessened. General Manager Rem Scherzinger reported that the distri ...

Placer County targets Auburn-area roads for reflector safety

A survey has shown Bowman, Dry Creek and Lake Arthur roads are among the worst in the county for head-on collisions. With federal funding from the federal Highway Safety Improveme ...

Law enforcement ringing bells, raising funds for needy

Peace officers will show their support today for some of Auburn’s neediest. Uniformed members of the Auburn Police Department, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and Calif ...

State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case

A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...

Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Red Cross shelter in Auburn helps homeless weather rain, winds

Shelter from the storm for Lanni Kennedy was on a cot under some warm blankets at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kennedy, a homeless resident of the Auburn area who like ...

UPDATE: South Placer drainage systems holding up in storm

The so-called “storm of the half-century” meteorologists spent days issuing warning over hit South Placer County on Dec. 11 as barely more than a prolonged bout of rain ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

Shop locally for unique gifts and support local businesses

Visitors to Foothill Feed & Gift will find more than just pet and livestock supplies on the shelves of the Taylor Road store. The shop sparkles with Christmas-themed displays, ...