Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

It’s Wal-Mart, not Costco: North Auburn development battleground sold to retailing giant

It’s a Wal-Mart, after all. In an end-game that an opponent of a big-box store on North Auburn’s 18.5-acre site said Monday was disappointing but not unexpected, Bohemia Prope ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Rocklin coast guard member helps to honor crash victims

On Oct. 29, 2009, Coast Guard HC-130H Rescue aircraft 1705 collided mid-air with a Marine Corps helicopter. All seven Coast Guard crewmembers and the two Marine Corps pilots passed ...

Del Oro club on a quest for outdoor adventure

Teens have always liked being outdoors and having adventures. Del Oro High School has a club that offers students both. The Outdoor Adventure Club unites students from all differen ...

Family presents reasons for clearing city property

A Loomis family says they were just protecting their home when they cleared blackberry brush on a portion of town-owned property. “We were protecting not only our home, but the h ...

Del Oro Football Showcase To Cover All Bases

The 2011 “Battle at the Capital” hosted by Del Oro High this September will be more than your usual prep football showcase. In fact, when the week-long event comes to a conc ...

Bud's Beat

The whole world watches Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the island nation on March 10. At first it was reported as an 8.9 quake, then upgr ...