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No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

I-80, Meadow Vista crashes slow traffic, injure biker

A motorcycle rider was injured Monday in a crash with a truck on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. Injured in the crash was motorcycle rider Scott Trauman, 24, of Colfax. Accord ...

Loomis Soroptimist expands Bingo to two sessions March 28

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin will host a new afternoon Bingo session in addition to the annual Tostada Bingo Night on Saturday, March 28 at the Loomis Memorial Hall, 5 ...

H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event Saturday at Loomis Grammar School

  H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Loomis Grammar School. The school is on the corner of Taylo ...

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Sierra camping trip yields inspiration, invention

The inspiration came on a Sierra camping trip. And the result – a small part that makes using one of the world’s most popular handguns easier to use – is a paten ...

IRS reminds taxpayers about “Where’s My Refund?”

  Taxpayers can quickly check the status of their tax return and refund through “Where’s My Refund?”  according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpa ...

Sheridan murder suspect moved to state hospital

A Placer County woman charged with murder in the stabbing death of her mother has been moved to a state hospital from North Auburn’s jail. The placement of 36-year-old Ana B ...

New North Auburn Senior Center plans hit turbulence

The Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center in North Auburn is again looking at relocation options after a deal to move to a nearby commercial space fell through. Senior Center Board Pr ...

Auburn may get innovative Tahoe water quality link

Downtown Auburn’s tourist stop has Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s support as one of three locations for an innovative interactive display highlighting up-to-the-minut ...