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Applegate Fire base camp fails to fizzle Fast Fridays finale

A small army of Applegate Fire personnel will share the Gold Country Fairgrounds tonight with Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway racing. Two years ago, Fast Fridays cancelled Friday ...

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...

New North Auburn bus route closer to bringing needy to food bank

A new bus route that would link Auburn’s needy with a non-profit North Auburn food closet has the Placer County Board of Supervisors blessing. Now it needs approval from the ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

New North Auburn shopping center plans grocery store as anchor

No names are being mentioned but the owner of an empty North Auburn parcel near both Safeway and Bel Air supermarkets plans to bring another grocery business into the retail mix. ...

It started in Naples for local pizza maker

Pete Lostrito is “Il Pizzaiolo,” the Italian word for pizza maker and also the name of his three restaurants in Placer County. He has been doing a brisk business in Col ...

Well-known Auburn dining spots reemerging as new eateries

Some well-known restaurant locations are springing to life in the fall as new eateries. The Burney’s hot dog space on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn is undergoing a transfor ...

Drought tosses Auburn Home Show attendees, exhibitors new challenges

Drought across California is changing the focus of many of the contractors who do business at the Auburn Home Show. The fall version of the twice-a-year home show at the Gold Coun ...

Auburn senior center eyes move

With a deadline approaching to leave its North Auburn location, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center looks like it has found a new home. Senior Center board president Eric Hill s ...

Placer County jobless rate dropping

Placer County joined the region in recording August jobless numbers that were down from the month before. August hiring heated up, with California Economic Development Division fi ...