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Crime Victims United prepares for annual Capitol bill flurry

A leading advocate for crime victims in California, Harriet Salarno and the non-profit Crime Victims United are ready to do battle in the state Legislature again this year on behal ...

Nevada County opts to depart from Auburn based SEDCorp

As of July 1, Nevada County will end a 46-year relationship with a multi-county economic development group based in Auburn. SEDCorp funding was politely dropped by the Nevada Coun ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Survey: Placer County No. 2 in California for health

It’s getting to be a habit – a healthy habit – with Placer County. For the third year in a row, the county has ranked No. 2 in California among all 58 counties f ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Looking for the Greatest Generation? Find a pinochle game

Looking for a few members of the Greatest Generation? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood pinochle game. At North Auburn’s Multipurpose Senior Center, the crew ...

County supervisors delay vote on library closings

The vote to shut them down may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concerns. ...

Colfax Soroptimist Club presents awards

Bailey Shykowski and Courtney Carson display their awards at the Colfax Soroptimist Awards Night held March 20 at Dine and Dash restaurant.  Shykowski is the Violet Richardson ...

Placer Union High School District reacts to state’s new funding formula with community forums

Editor’s note: This is part one in a three-part series on Placer Union High School District’s response to funding changes In 2013, California enacted a landmark ne ...

Caltrans nears halfway mark on Raise 80 project

Four up and five to go. That’s the status of Caltrans’ Raise 80 work project as it moves into the spring construction season. Liza Whitmore, Caltrans District 3 spo ...