earthquake

Auburnite talks about crisis in Japan

J.J. Tadlock thought it was just another earthquake until he went inside and watched the news. Tadlock, 19, an Auburn resident, was living in Japan, three or four hours from Tokyo ...

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 ...

Quake danger in Auburn? Placer County has its faults

While Japan reacts to the horrific impact of an earthquake and tsunami, students in Dick Hilton’s earth sciences class at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus have been learning tha ...

Japanese students head home

Japanese foreign exchange students at Del Oro High School have returned home to a country very different from the one they left three weeks ago. Kathy Van Dam, of Auburn, is the lo ...

Days of laughing and learning

Three months after being rescued from the earthquake, Haitian orphan Claire adores being in the United States. And she’s picking up her new language like a magnet. “She loves ...

Auburn’s rescued Miracle Kid arrives from Haiti

SACRAMENTO – Claire, Auburn’s Miracle Kid, arrived from Haiti on Thursday to a joyfully tumultuous, emotional reception. A 7-year-old Haitian orphan had been adopted by an Aubu ...