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Sacramento tech non-profit names Placer County supe Kirk Uhler as new CEO

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler will be dividing his time between Sacramento’s Capitol Mall and Auburn’s Domes as he moves into a new job as CEO of the Sacramento R ...

New Auburn pastor goes behind bars to help prison inmates

Pastor Gary McAnally is used to it now. And no, it’s not the echoing slam of prison doors that  close loudly and ominously in countless prison-based movies. The electro ...

Eggplant Festival brings food, fun, frolic to town

Indian summer will be in full bloom Saturday, bringing with it ideal weather for the Loomis Eggplant Festival. The event, sponsored annually by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce ...

Fundraising concert on Saturday honors Peter Oakes

The “Music for Life” concert was to be a fundraiser and show of appreciation for contributions Peter Oakes has made to the entertainment industry and the community. Now ...

Penryn food bazaar was a day of Japanese culture

The Placer Buddhist Church festival on Saturday and Sunday drew thousands of people from throughout the region to Penryn.

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Placer County responds to grand jury Costco criticism

Could Seniors First be in line for Placer County funding to aid its move from county-owned property now being eyed by Costco for a North Auburn store? Released in July, the Placer ...

Saturday is targeted for 100 percent King Fire containment

With firefighters gaining the upper hand on the King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties, containment could come as early as Saturday. The Interagency Incident Management Team c ...

Shots fired in Applegate attract multi-agency response

A report of a mountain lion in Applegate turned into a tense, multi-agency response after state Fish and Game wardens heard a gunshot as they arrived. Wardens, bolstered by Placer ...

Well-known Auburn dining spots reemerging as new eateries

Some well-known restaurant locations are springing to life in the fall as new eateries. The Burney’s hot dog space on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn is undergoing a transfor ...