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Buy products made in the USA

You heard the numbers, folks, unemployment in America is up to 9.8 percent. Everyone knows we need more jobs, but no one seems to realize that to create more jobs we need to purcha ...

Hear about colleges, requirements

A College Planning Night, open to Del Oro High School parents and students, will be held by the Placer Union High School District from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Placer High Schoo ...

Academy offers look at Placer County Sheriff's Office

It’s time to sign up for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Classes are held 6 p.m. to 9 ...

Grateful champions

These Del Oro High School FFA members, as well as fellow club members, are thankful for community support in the sale of their projects and for awards received at the Gold Country ...

Man brandishing handgun robs Auburn's West America Bank

A man brandishing a handgun robbed the West America Bank in Auburn on Monday, Auburn Police reported. The bank robbery – the fourth this year within Auburn city limits and sixth ...

Fatal freefall: Jobless contractor took desperate turn into bank robbery

Hours before suspected bank robber Gregory Ray DeFord was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy, he had told his wife that he would not go to prison. Deann DeFord said she had s ...

Youth show off livestock at Gold Country Fair

Young people showed their 4H and FFA projects during the Gold Country Fair in Auburn Sept. 9 to 12.

Let more kids in the game

High school football — I would like to know why coaches don't let all the kids into the game, especially when the score is so lopsided. I know the game is played to win, but when ...

Golf course to sponsor charity tournament

"Chip-in" Fore the Cure charity golf tournament begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Ridge Golf Course, 2020 Golf Course Road in Auburn. The cost is $75 per person; $20 of th ...

Big Brother is watching you

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears!” Hopefully, you will be as dismayed as I was to hear on the news that in a small Long Island town the local authorities have th ...

Suspects at large from two Auburn bank robberies in two days

A man who robbed a North Auburn bank by claiming to have a bomb was still at large today. The robbery Saturday was the second in the Auburn area in two days. The man, who wore dark ...

Brazen bear breaks into Auburn canyon-rim home for food

Bears are no stranger to Auburn’s canyon rim residents but one neighborhood is on high alert after a brazen bruin’s midday house break-in today. Silver Bend Way resident Bobby ...

Genealogy group to meet Aug. 26

The Placer County Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, located at 350 Nevada St. in Auburn. Kay Allen will discuss d ...

Rooster Tails to serve breakfast

Dale Daneman of Dale’s Foothill Fishing Guide Service will be the guest speaker at the Sons In Retirement Rooster tails Fishing Club breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, ...

Obama is on vacation again

Obama supporters are blinded by ideology again and again and again. When George Bush took time to go home to Texas you would have thought that he was out with the Klan burning bla ...