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The CHP is looking for you – to apply

The California Highway Patrol will accept applications in March from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicant ...

Media Life: Movie, TV memories anchor Auburn man’s richly textured life

Open any door in Auburn – with permission of course – and there’s a story behind worth hearing. Perhaps many more. Over the past decade, Media Life has been a ch ...

Cell phone app lights way to Auburn canyon rescue

In what is being considered a first for an Auburn State Recreation Area rescue, a cell phone’s flashlight app was used to help stranded hikers guide searchers. The app-aided ...

Mountain lion pride captured on camera

A home surveillance camera captured a group of mountain lions last week in Georgetown couple’s yard. Tami and Bob Sutton recently decided to invest in a remote camera t ...

North Auburn senior center targets mid-year move

With more clarity from Placer County this week, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center is targeting mid-2015 to be in a new location, the organization’s board president said W ...

Colfax resident loves to drone on

One Colfax resident is a jack of all trades and if he is not flying drones or painting murals around town he is beating world records and writing poetry. Jim Bowers, 57, is a self ...

Trail cycling world focuses on Auburn area

The Auburn State Recreation Area’s trail-biking reputation will be in the spotlight March 7 when a major manufacturer brings in pros and serious cyclists for a leg of its Lef ...

Two area murder cases to air on national TV

By Penne Usher Of the Journal Two gruesome murders from the past will be brought to life Saturday during the Discovery Channel airing of the TV show Deadly Sins’ “Tee ...

Placer supes OK North Auburn homeless shelter site access

Placer supervisors moved Tuesday to allow a non-profit group access to a county-owned North Auburn building to open a 90-day emergency homeless shelter pilot project. The building ...

New $1.3 million Placer program to aid inmates

  Placer County committed Tuesday to a new program intended to reduce returns to its jails. The Board of Supervisors voted to approve a contract with the Sacramento County O ...