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$3,000 meat theft reported at Auburn eatery

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for a costly meat burglary and vehicle theft from an Auburn restaurant l ...

Governor moves to sink water conservation quota

California will consider lifting a mandatory statewide water conservation order for cities and towns after a rainy, snowy winter eased the state’s five-year drought, water of ...

Placer keen on China relationship – but no money yet for trip

Placer County’s outreach to China is getting a morale boost from the Board of Supervisors – but no funding at this juncture. A countywide delegation led by former Aubu ...

Placer County assistant CEO retiring

Going into the first day of work as a budget analyst for Placer County, the last thing on her mind coming from Sacramento would be having to deal with a snowstorm in Auburn, especi ...

Governor's Valor Medal for rescue role in North Auburn standoff

A Cal Fire employee has been awarded the Governor’s Gold Medal of Valor for his actions during a tense standoff with a barricaded subject in North Auburn. Fire Capt. Doug Ma ...

Placer Water credit rating rises

The Placer County Water Agency has completed refinancing of about $26 million in debt to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The competitive sale of bonds resulted in e ...

He's 91. She's 92. Placer couple gets married at near-world-record ages

Tom Osborne and Vivian Frost are demonstrating that there is no expiration date for love and marriage. Osborne, 91, and Frost, 92, both of Auburn, were married Saturday in a cerem ...

Uncovered California, part two: emergency rooms see increased numbers after Affordable Care Act

Editor’s Note: Sunday, the Auburn Journal shared the story of Todd Pittman, a man who believes his mother, Charlene Sanborn, a new Medi-Cal patient covered for the first time ...

Can't raise a trestle? Lower a highway: Interstate 80 delays expected

It’s the final piece of the “Raise 80” project, but it’s really more of a lowering. That’s because it’s not really possible to raise a train tre ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 12

Thursday, May 12 Phoebe Toland, printmaker, teacher and the 2016 Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program recipient lecture is at 6 p.m. at the General ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 12

Thursday, May 12 Phoebe Toland, printmaker, teacher and the 2016 Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program recipient lecture is at 6 p.m. at the General ...

Police chiefs “adamantly oppose” Placer medical marijuana moves

Placer County’s look into the pros and cons of whether to regulate sales and cultivation of medical marijuana is getting pushback from civic law-enforcement leaders. The chi ...

Uncovered California: Despite insurance, some left without care

   Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts taking an in-depth look at the impact of the Affordable Care Act in Auburn. Part two will run in Tuesday’s ...

Re-reading the pregnancy book twenty years later, a Mother's Day poem

This is my first Mother’s Day without my daughter at home to snuggle beside me in the morning with homemade gifts and tea. I do hope she remembers to call. One of the first c ...

Loomis native graduates from CHP academy

Although it might not be a tradition, Loomis native Jacob Bews has followed a similar career path as at least three family members by joining the California Highway Patrol (CHP). ...