North Auburn

Transients challenge cops, public in North Auburn

Separate North Auburn confrontations – one involving a woman allegedly brandishing a knife, another, when a man raised his fists and challenged sheriff’s deputies to a ...

Transient stabbed in random North Auburn attack

A seemingly random stabbing of a homeless man in North Auburn is being investigated by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported to authorities early Tue ...

Grittier North Auburn homeless presence raises concerns

A grittier version of Auburn is emerging in recent months, with a hardened brand of homelessness creating concerns for residents and businesses. That’s the scenario that ope ...

Search on for potential North Auburn homeless shelter site

The initial, tentative steps in a search for a potential homeless shelter site in North Auburn are taking place, with a report by a commercial real estate business providing a glim ...

Lawsuit targets Costco, Placer County

The Roseville developer formerly contracted to help move a Costco forward on county-owned land in North Auburn is suing Placer County, stating a temporary pullout by the retail cor ...

Man assaulted with tree branch at North Auburn homeless shelter

  An Auburn transient is behind bars on suspicion of attacking and injuring another transient with a tree branch while both were staying at the North Auburn homeless shelter. ...

New North Auburn animal shelter on time, on budget

The two-story steel framing of a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn is rising at a construction site across from the current 43-year-old facility. As volunteers walk ...

Stabbing in Regional Park, robbery at Government Center bus stop

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is reporting two assaults and attempted robberies – one involving a homeless man as a victim, the other, a stabbing in Regional Park ...

Costco seeks second chance at Placer County’s North Auburn site

Placer County and Costco could be back at the negotiating table soon for the same county-owned site the corporation backed away from nine months ago. Under a proposal to be consid ...

Wal-Mart poised to gain key OKs for North Auburn store

The wind is back in Wal-Mart’s sails as the Arkansas retailing giant moves ahead with plans to build in North Auburn. According to Placer County officials, Wal-Mart is expec ...

Sheriff’s Office working to give North Auburn businesses safety tools

Placer County Sheriff’s Office employees are fanning out into the North Auburn business community to spread the word about how to stay safe and keep in touch. Zach Poiesz, S ...

Manhunt in North Auburn after threats against Veterans Administration

UPDATE 2:26 p.m. April 28 Threats against the Veterans Administration spurred a manhunt for a Nevada County man and lockdowns in North Auburn this afternoon. Authorities issu ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Fire Safe Council efforts kindle State of Community recognition

When Fran Kehoe steps up May 1 to accept the County Award at the Auburn State of the Community event, she’ll be doing so with a fire victim’s perspective. But, even mo ...

New North Auburn shopping center moves ahead

Motorists passing along Highway 49 south of Bell Road will be able to watch the construction of a new shopping center over the next several months. Contractors for Best Properties ...