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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 ...

20-year prison term for King Fire arsonist

Wayne Allen Huntsman’s guilty plea Friday to arson charges in the 2014 King Fire has put him put him behind bars for a 20 years. But the door isn’t shut on massive imp ...

Classes resume after lockdown at Auburn Elementary School

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

Auburn Elementary School lockdown ends, classes resume

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

Loomis calendar, starting April 14

 Thursday, April 14 “The Wizard of Oz” performance is at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. Sundays through April 24 at the Del Oro Performing ...

Soroptimist Club hosts Tostado Bingo April 23

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin will hold a Tostada Bingo fundraiser on April 23. The fundraiser supports education and other community and international projects that b ...

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30th-anniversary celebration April 22

When Placer County Farm Bureau past President Barbara Johnson goes to the podium April 22, she will be honored as a long-time advocate of agricultural education. Johnson, 90, curr ...

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

Celebrate that spring in your step

Spring is here, and it’s a true spring, mild, wet and green, not that leap directly into the dry days of summer that we’ve had the last couple of years. So, how shall w ...