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The reels are ready

The Colfax Theater is dusting off the reels after lying dormant for eight years. Jim Dion, owner of the Colfax Theater, said the historic theater will show its first movie, since ...

Realty and art

Located in the heart of historic Downtown Colfax, the original Freight Depot building that was built around 1880 is a location for realtors and artists to come together. Last Marc ...

Meet your Mayor

Retired software engineer, Mayor Kim Douglass, is a man of many talents and is eager to do all he can for the Colfax community. "You are capable of more than you know,” ...

Civil War returns to Auburn 150 years later

Marking 150 years since hostilities ended April 9, 1865, the Civil War is coming home to Auburn in the form of a new Placer County Museums exhibit. While no battles were fought on ...

Cancer victory receives Kings royal treatment

More than 15,000 people watched and cheered Placer Land Trust’s land manager Justin Wages take the court at a Sacramento Kings game to be honored by Kaiser Permanente for his ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

Cash-strapped Gold Country Fair could tap into new state funding

A new infusion of state funding could be coming Gold Country Fair’s way. Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a new $3.1 million allocation in the 2015-16 state budget for fair ope ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Media Life: Auburn premieres local link to “All-American Makers”

A garage opens. The light from outside illuminates the screen. And a new show on the Science Channel debuts. At North Auburn’s DeWitt Theater, the audience at the local prem ...

Arrest made in tire-popping probe at Auburn seniors mobilehome park

For at least five years, Woodside Village Senior Mobile Home Park in North Auburn has been plagued by someone puncturing tires. In the past month, the rash of vandalism has only g ...