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Black Friday bargains make way for Thanksgiving values

Just ask Newcastle’s Jan Levario if Thanksgiving is the best day to shop all year. With Pomeranians on her lap and a comfortable lawn chair to relax in next to her tent, Lev ...

Auburn’s huge Thanksgiving Day dinner a big community thank you

Auburn puts on Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings today for up to 1,500 people. It’s a labor of love for a small army of more than 100 volunteers who started working ...

Fans' hopes flying high for Falcon championship

Colfax High School student body president Dominic Fox gets up close and personal in congratulating the Falcons football team for its 28-21 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section semi-final playof ...

Delfino, Harvey, Hesch win council seats

Four weeks after voters went to the polls to elect three members to the Colfax City Council, the race has finally been decided. According to the final summary released Monday by t ...

Lioness coat drive donations needed

Thursday, Nov. 27 Happy Thanksgiving! Friday, Nov. 28 Storytime from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesda ...

Falcons grind way to championship game

When the Colfax High football team began its 2014 season practices back in August, there wasn’t too much talk about the Falcons earning a Turkey Day practice date. In prep fo ...

Sport of bocce rolling into Auburn by summer

A combination of bowling, curling and horseshoes, with a smattering of Old World conviviality tossed into the mix, bocce is coming to Auburn. The sport has a loyal following in th ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Possible jumper brings CHP copter under Foresthill Bridge

The possibility of a suicidal plunge off the Foresthill Bridge brought the California Highway Patrol helicopter searching deep into the American River canyon Monday morning. The c ...

Lake Clementine power plant opposition to be discussed

With a Canadian energy company’s plans to build a hydroelectric generation plant at Lake Clementine moving forward, opponents are organizing to stop it. An ad hoc group of f ...