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Colfax next for tie-in to Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link?

With a 13.5-mile sewer pipeline due to tie in North Auburn to Lincoln’s treatment plant later this year, Colfax officials are re-examining the possibility of their city linki ...

Interstate 80 to close in both directions overnight Jan. 27 and Jan. 28

The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is resuming the “Raise80” project that is increasing the vertical clearance of nine freeway overcrossings on Interstate 8 ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...

Detective’s sacrifice honored by Placer County supes

Emotions ran high Tuesday as the widow of sheriff’s Detective Mike Davis Jr. received a commemorative coin award from the Placer County Board of Supervisors to honor his sacr ...

Maritime Academy chief to address Navy League

The Placer County Council of the Navy League will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St., Auburn. This month’s speaker is ...

Mammoth sewer pipeline project approaches North Auburn

A giant pipeline designed to work like a small, encased river to flow wastewater from North Auburn to Lincoln has reached the outskirts of Auburn. Heavy equipment on Monday was di ...

Slain detective to be honored by Placer County supes

Update 10:35 a.m.: Correcting departmental affiliation of Deputy Jeff Davis. Heroism of the highest order will be honored today when the Board of Supervisors presents commemorati ...

Wally Reemelin was top Placer County taxpayer watchdog

Wally Reemelin, a Meadow Vista resident who spent more than 40 years fighting for fiscal responsibility and transparency in government in Placer County, has died at 96. Reemelin, ...

Auburn parks could see aggressive-begging ban

Aggressive panhandling and other types of intrusive solicitation could soon be turfed out of Auburn Recreation District parks. Under new rules being considered by the recreation d ...

Auburn videographer captures Africa hospital ship story

Josh Callow is telling the story of the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship on the seas. Callow, who grew up in Auburn and graduated from Placer High Sc ...