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Caboose goes airborne for move

Caboose goes airborne

A caboose is on few people’s wish lists. And when ardent railroad buff Ken Yeo died two years ago at 91, the one he owned languished in his yard off Highway 49. But a shot- ...

PG&E chainsaw ripoffs alleged

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is describing the arrest of three chainsaw-theft suspects as being in the right place at the right time. The Sheriff’s Office report ...

New home sales decline in September

The leader of the Placer County based North State Building Industry Association is expressing confidence in a healthy market despite a September drop in new home sales. “Whi ...

Goldie Hawn takes Auburn by storm

Goldie Hawn’s movie “Protocol” was the talk of the town in 1984 after filming that year in Old Town Auburn. Behind the Auburn Journal lens to record the shoot fo ...

Auburn restaurateur Ty Rowe left legacy of good works

  Bootleggers Old Town Tavern & Grill’s Ty Rowe took a chance on his beloved hometown 24 years ago. And he parlayed that pride of place into a restaurant business ...

Shooting on Marguerite Mine Road

UPDATE: 10:15 A.M. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17: Suspect arrested Placer County sheriff's deputies arrested shooting suspect Dave De La Cruz at about 9 a.m. today, ending a search that ...

Twice-convicted ‘sexually violent’ predator Tibor Karsai released with no supervision

By Gina Kim Of the Santa Maria Times   A man once deemed a "sexually violent predator" who's been on monitored release in Santa Barbara County since 2013 was ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

Crime In Your Community: Illegal ammo find after 90 mph chase; Storage thefts; More

  Oct. 3 Shane Michael Doxie, 37, of North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, being a felon in possession of ammunition and driving with a ...

Highway Patrol working overtime to keep roads super-safe

Don’t be surprised if you’re seeing more Highway Patrol vehicles on the road. A $200,000 federal grant is boosting the California Highway Patrol presence on Nevada and ...

Centennial Dam spending fixed at $2M a year

Nevada Irrigation District plans to limit Centennial Dam spending to $2 million annually. The district board met in a special meeting Tuesday, voting to keep the proposed project ...

Auburn man dies in motorcycle crash

An Auburn motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on Highway 174 between Colfax and Grass Valley. The California Highway Patrol reported 40-year-old Jonathan Friedlander was riding ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Holbrook answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...