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Gold Rush mining is topic of program

Learn how the 49ers mined for gold during a free community education program to be presented at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 13, upstairs in the Bernhard Museum Winery, 291 Auburn Folsom ...

Downtown Bank of America robbed

The Downtown Auburn Bank of America was robbed Monday, with the male perpetrator escaping through the High Street branch’s back door. The robbery took place at 2:20 p.m. and det ...

PFLAG meeting scheduled in Auburn

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, also known as PFLAG, of Placer County will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 8, in Conference Room A at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital ...

Take food safety class Thursday

Placer County’s Environmental Health Division’s Consumer Protection Section has scheduled a free class on temporary food facilities, designed to help event coordinators and sel ...

Return that county raise

Kirk Uhler got his job back as a Placer County supervisor, with a wink and a nod under the “good ol’ boy” network, and without going through the distasteful task of going thr ...

Teen bears lose some cuteness

I’m beginning to feel like Goldilocks. The mama bear and her three cubs are back, but the cubs are now big teenagers. Living on the canyon has its risks, but I’m half afraid th ...

Foothills Bowl on the auction block because of owner’s $4.62 million debt

The Foothills Bowl in Auburn is in danger of getting bowled over by debt. Owned for more than four decades by Kimberly-Oregon Realty, located in Rancho Santa Fe, the popular 24-la ...

George Yamasaki, 105, left his mark on the landscape of Auburn, Placer County

Looking over a lifetime that spanned 105 years, George Yamasaki’s last days were spent at his hillside Auburn home overlooking the Sacramento Valley surrounded by loving family a ...

Virgil's flame burns for the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics

Penryn’s Mike Virgil has vivid memories of the 1960 Winter Olympics. As a Placer High School student and track team member, Virgil ran the Olympic torch not once, but twice, on ...

Get behind effort to purchase Bruin Ranch

So, do you think you’d enjoy having 2,300 acres of oak woodland as your playground for hunting, fishing, biking, hiking, birding and riding… all just north of Downtown Auburn? ...