mike holmes

Auburn’s Veterans Day parade has major meaning, big turnout

Veterans Day in Auburn on Tuesday is all about a big parade, the heart-tugging ceremony that follows and plenty of red, white and blue flag waving. But it’s also about men a ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Placer County Republican Party forges Nov. 4 election slate

LOOMIS – A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes cit ...

Media Life: Of new radio, missing castles, harps and Dow Jones

It’s about time on this one. Placer County resident Pat Walsh has been the “sports guy” at Sacramento’s KFBK for 17 years. If there’s anyone who dese ...

Auburn’s WWII ace statue fund soars with $10K donation

The drive to a complete a statue in honor of National Aviation Hall of Fame member and World II triple ace Bud Anderson has been given a $10,000 boost. With support from two Aubu ...

From Auburn to D.C., U.S. war strike on Syria a vexing issue

When Auburn’s Steve Chase thinks of Syria, he said he’s locking onto gut-wrenching images of children killed there in a deadly chemical weapons attack. “Bomb the ...

Gold Country Fair opens with new entertainment, familiar favorites

The gates opened Thursday for one of Auburn’s oldest and most recognizable fall traditions, greeting visitors with colored lights, twirling machines, novelty prizes and that ...

Auburn homeless shelter could share space with giant statues

The Auburn City Council has identified properties off Palm Avenue and Auburn Ravine Road, most prominently occupied by giant statues and a discount grocery store, that they believe ...