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Wedding bells and goodbyes: community pulls together for homeless sweethearts

The first time Daniel Griffith saw Rose Phelps, she had just successfully fought off two men who were trying to take advantage of her. It was love at first sight. “I want t ...

Jessup Breaks Ground on New Chemistry Lab

ROCKLIN, Calif. – Continuing their ongoing growth trajectory, William Jessup University began construction for a new chemistry lab slated for completion fall 2016.   T ...

Loomis calendar, starting April 21

Loomis calendar, starting April 21   Thursday, April 21 Grand jury information session, meet and greet, is at 1:30 p.m. at the grand jury meeting room, 11532 B Ave. in Aubu ...

Placer County jobless rate ranks 11th in state

Placer County’s employment rebound steadied in March, with the jobless rate remaining at 4.6 percent. The percentage represents no change from February, according to statist ...

Wrangle on the Bear: Gain a lake, lose a river

Steve Walker pauses from the work at hand – shoveling gravel into a sluice box in the shallows of the Bear River in Weimar. Walker gazes with an undisguised sense of awe at ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago April 27, 2006      James Edward Cruse, 76, passed away. A resident of Loomis since 19 ...

Media Life: 10 Who Made Auburn All The More 'Ausome'

What makes Auburn so unique and special to the people who live here – and the others who wish they did? Here are 10 names. A drop in  very large bucket. There are many ...

Brain talk: students learn how the mind works

It’s Friday morning, and Judy Alberts has a brain in a box. She was going to hold off pulling it out, but she’s too excited. She can’t wait to share it with the ...

Shots fired, arrest in grocery store parking lot road rage incident

An El Dorado County man is in jail after what officials are calling a road rage incident with shots fired in a grocery store parking lot. According to the El Dorado County Sheriff ...

Placer Union High School District embraces distance learning

A student at Foresthill High School who wants to take as many Advanced Placement classes as possible will no longer have to transfer to Placer. In fact, more classes will be availa ...

Uplifting the children

Lee Giove smiled and welcomed guests Tuesday at Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento. Patients of the hospital decorated big paper wings with markers and stickers. Some i ...

Auburn couple, 91 and 92, ready to wed

Cupid’s arrow knows no age limits. And Auburn’s Tom Osborne, 91, and Vivian Frost, 92, are providing some solid proof of that. The two have set a date to marry in ear ...

Jeweler Ralph Roper passes away

Auburn lost a pillar of the community this week. Ralph Roper, who opened Roper’s Jewelers in 1956, passed away on Sunday. He’d celebrated his 95th birthday in February ...

Quirk and quackery make comeback at Auburn medical museum

It was once a bizarre world after all, medically speaking. Walk into the Gold Country Medical Museum, and you’re treading on hallowed ground that celebrates a world gone by ...

Another crash at North Auburn roadside tribute to dead teens

A driver who said she was distracted by a roadside tribute to two teens struck and killed April 3 on the side of Highway 49 was shaken but uninjured after her car crashed into a tr ...