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Town getting ready for Saturday's Winterfest celebration

The Grinch didn’t quite steal Colfax’s Christmas, but vandals did almost ruin the decorations the Friends of the Library’s had installed in the gazebo at Roy Toms ...

Rainfall set record as early December storm passes through Colfax

Record rainfall fell in Colfax during the Dec. 3 storm. According to Mike Crum, weather compiler for the Colfax Record, 4.25 inches of precipitation was measured that day, when the ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Curtains June 30 for Music and More at Placer County's North Auburn theater

Music and More Arts Academy has lost its bid to retain a World War II-vintage theater building in North Auburn it has called home since 1998. The Placer County Board of Supervisor ...

Bear suspected in Auburn sheep deaths

The peace of a neighborhood on the edge of Auburn was shattered this weekend after an overnight attack that left three sheep dead. The culprit is believed to have been a bear, and ...

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

Time marches on but Pearl Harbor remembrance undimmed

Remember Pearl Harbor? As the years add up after Dec. 7, 1941, and memories of the surprise attack by Japanese planes on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii dim with the loss of more of America& ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

Foresthill's Everest climber lives with a plan, journeys on the edge

Foresthill resident Randall Peeters has chronicled his life in a just-published ‘adventure autobiography’ titled “Journeys to the Edge,” that includes an ac ...

Helpers and helpings -- a generous combo at Thanksgiving dinner

Hundreds were served meals of turkey, mashed potatoes, other side dishes and pumpkin pie at the Colfax Community Thanksgiving Dinner, held Nov. 26 at Sierra Vista Community Center. ...