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Fire breaks out in American River canyon

Fire breaks out in American River canyon

UPDATE: 10:30 A.M. FRIDAY, SEPT. 7: BURN FOOTPRINT INCREASES Cal Fire is reporting today that the Sliger Fire has reached 150 acres - up 50 percent from Thursday morning. At the ...

Placer County ties to Highway Patrol murder-suicide case

An Amador County murder-suicide case is hitting home in one rural Placer County community. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office reported today that an off-duty California Hig ...

Remember This? McDonald’s arrives big in Auburn

Auburn’s Foresthill exit McDonald’s — the growing burger corporation’s first in the community — was a big deal when it opened in 1976. Still at the s ...

Media Life: Pop Quiz: Know Your Auburn Weathervanes

  Time for something completely different. Media Life shape-shifts this week into a quiz to test reader Auburncentricity. And the topic of the test is “weathervanes.& ...

Flyers has supported Auburn for decades

A company that has anchored its success in Auburn for nearly four decades is the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year. Flyers Energy LLC will be recognized at t ...

Prison in Ambien-addled Highway 49 vehicular murders

More than two years after an Ambien-addled Phillip Ingram drove off the road and fatally struck two teens walking on Highway 49, a judge’s sentencing will put him behind bars ...

Placer Football Fandoms Dos and Don’ts: An Etiquette Guide

It’s easy to get excited about the Placer High School Hillmen football team this season. The squad came oh-so-close to a state title in 2017 and a plethora of returnees to t ...

Colfax VFW Auxiliary supports homeless female veterans

It is estimated that there are currently 55,000 homeless women veterans in the United States. For the sacrifices they and their families have made, this is unacceptable according t ...

Placer region new-home demand grows

New regional building industry figures show the growth trend continuing through the summer in new-home sales and interest, a North State Building Industry Association official said ...

Placer County squeaks into state’s Top 10 employment rank

Placer County’s jobless rate is holding onto its ranking as one of the lowest in the state, with a 3.3 percent rate that was good enough for 10th place in California, accordi ...

Tahoe’s Uber-like ride-share snow shuttle a go

On-demand shuttle-bus service at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadow ski resorts in Placer County will be only a few smartphone clicks away starting in December. The final hurdle for t ...

Video leads to Placer County pool burglary arrest

An Auburn man is facing charges connected with a burglary at Foresthill’s community pool And the Placer County Sheriff’s Office says the key evidence in the arrest of ...

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

The demolition of an Auburn fast-food landmark began in earnest Wednesday morning. The 42-year-old McDonald’s on Lincoln Way at Bowman’s Foresthill exit had closed las ...