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Colfax roundabout moves forward

Plans for the Colfax roundabout continue to move forward, culminating in the City Council’s expected passage of the hiring of the engineering firm Psomas Engineering to overs ...

Arrests in junk-food-fueled break-in

Two Sacramento men are behind bars after being arrested as suspects in a junk-food-fueled burglary at a Colfax convenience store. Authorities took 34-year-old Sacramento transient ...

Devastating wildfire; could it happen here?

California is enduring historic wildfires across the state. According to CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) the Camp Fire north of Sacramento and east ...

Driver, 16, killed in Interstate 80 crash

UPDATED: 3:15 P.M. TUESDAY NOV 13: CRASH VICTIM ID'D The victim of a fatal crash today on I-80 has been identified. The Placer Coroner's Office said the crash victim is J ...

Serving those who have served

On Friday’s chilly morning, about a hundred veterans were standing in line for free dental care from Dr. Sean Avera’s office. Avera is a part of the Placer Dental Aca ...

Four OD’s at Auburn park

Four people overdosed at an Auburn Recreation District’s Regional Park in North Auburn on Wednesday. According to the Placer County Sheriff&rsq ...

Placer County ranchers honored for vision

With roots in Placer County dating back to 1859, Daryl and Sue Oest haven’t rested on their pioneer ranching family’s laurels. The Placer Land Trust will be honoring t ...

Placer supes affordable housing fee discussion bumped to spring

It will be well into the new year before Placer County supervisors take another look at establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee for smaller western Placer County subdivision devel ...

Stolen vehicle, arrests outside Auburn school

Auburn Police arrested three teens outside Placer High School Wednesday after a report of a suspicious vehicle and people trying to get on campus without authorization. The incide ...

Gang gear, handgun, weed seized in North Auburn arrest

An early morning check of a suspicious vehicle in a notorious North Auburn parking lot led to the arrest of a Grass Valley man on a laundry list of charges — from possession ...

Placer jail-bed count to drop in North Auburn

Placer County’s North Auburn jail will soon have fewer beds for inmates. But the drop isn’t as drastic as initially planned. The Board of Supervisors OK’d a shi ...

5 reasons not to miss Auburn’s Veterans Day parade

It’s perhaps the Auburn community’s most emotional expression of respect and thanks and it happens every year on Veterans Day. The city’s Veterans Day parade dra ...

Stereos targeted, chains cut on gate

Stereo-navigation system units on new cars on the Auburn Toyota lot were the targets in a plus-$100,000 theft. In all, 25 units were stolen in an overnight break-in last week at t ...

Election results: Auburn City Council, Placer Bond Measure, Parks Board

Auburn has elected a new City Council member and a $42 million Placer High School bond measure is on its way to voter approval. Attorney Sandra Amara finished second in a field of ...

Hand-knitted beanies for vets, cancer patients

Auburn Needleworks is ready to kick off its second annual beanie drive. The knitted hats will be donated to local veterans and cancer patients. Residents can stop by the shop fro ...