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North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Bear suspected in Auburn sheep deaths

The peace of a neighborhood on the edge of Auburn was shattered this weekend after an overnight attack that left three sheep dead. The culprit is believed to have been a bear, and ...

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

Time marches on but Pearl Harbor remembrance undimmed

Remember Pearl Harbor? As the years add up after Dec. 7, 1941, and memories of the surprise attack by Japanese planes on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii dim with the loss of more of America& ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

Foresthill's Everest climber lives with a plan, journeys on the edge

Foresthill resident Randall Peeters has chronicled his life in a just-published ‘adventure autobiography’ titled “Journeys to the Edge,” that includes an ac ...

Wine Trail sponsoring Holidays in the Hills Toy Drive

Friday, Dec. 5 Holiday celebration at Sarah Whitcomb Antiques, Dec. 5 in Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Store opens at 11 a.m.; party from 5-8 p.m. Music, food, wine and holiday treasure ...

Media Life: Auburn area’s Top 5 fall-foliage destinations

The leaves are down, the colors are fading to brown as they soak into the soil, and the Media Life winners for Top 5 best fall foliage destinations are ready to be unveiled. Journ ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Dramatic rescue after pickup crashes off Foresthill Road embankment

Rescuers worked for nearly two hours Thursday to free a woman trapped in a pickup that left Foresthill Road, plunged 30 feet down an embankment and crashed into a stand of oaks. T ...