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Ceremony celebrates mandarin orchard preservation

No lot splits. Always destined to stay in agriculture. A 47-acre ranch in the foothills between Auburn and Lincoln that has been producing mandarins since the 1970s was celebrated ...

Coloma seizes on golden opportunity

Rich in California history, Coloma’s Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on Saturday commemorates the momentous Jan. 24, 1848, anniversary. And James Marshall’ ...

UPDATE: Detainees released during possible shooting investigation

Two men who were temporarily detained as suspects in a possible incident of a California Highway Patrol officer being fired upon were released later this afternoon without charges. ...

Media Life: New Science Channel TV show to boost Auburn tech cred

Auburn robotics expert Brian Roe is set to serve as co-host on the Science Channel’s newest TV show “All-American Makers.” The program premieres at 7 p.m. Wednes ...

Safety – not drought – drains Auburn-area lake

Safety not drought is behind a draw-down of Lake Arthur water levels this week. The Placer County Water Agency, which operates the 106-year-old dam and reservoir, conducted an ins ...

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow on budgets, bullet trains and TV's 'American Pickers'

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow visited Auburn this week, touching down on a morning Meddlers meeting and addressing the Auburn Rotary. He also took time to sit down with the Auburn Jour ...

Meadow Vista library targeted for closure

Could Placer County be closing the book on its Meadow Vista library location after 14 years? According to the county’s library chief, a recommendation to do just that c ...

Loomis author to release debut novel about breast cancer

In the case of Loomis author Amber Farman, truth is definitely stranger than fiction. At 37, the writer, business woman, wife and mother of four children, is at work on her third ...

Cub Scouts set to “start their engines”

Miniature cars shaped liked sharks, bugs, cheese wedges and watermelon slices will roar to life, racing one another in the annual Pinewood Derby sponsored by Loomis Cub Scout Pack ...

Residents encouraged to help landscape Saturday for Cpl. Hotaling

Loomis Town Council member Dave Wheeler will wear gardening gloves Saturday morning and hopes other residents will join him with their gloves and gardening equipment for a good cau ...