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Greek tragedy puts human nature in the spotlight

Beginning tonight, the Colfax High School Performing Arts Department and students in the Creators of Riveting Entertainment program present “True Believers.” The play&n ...

Weekend events include plays, bingo, garden talk

Thursday, Nov. 13 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Falcons brace for Bears' air attack

The curtain rises on the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs Friday night and the Colfax Falcons are hoping that a history of postseason success at Marson Stadium will contin ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Placer High lockdown leads to drive for emergency kits

When a suspect in the shooting deaths of two peace officers led law enforcement on a manhunt Oct. 24 to a neighborhood near Placer High School, the campus was locked down for the s ...

Auburn's Veterans Day parade honors sacrifices for freedom

The drumbeat of memory rattled to life Tuesday on the streets of Auburn, a community that showed once again its appreciation for veterans. Marching bands played. An airplane flew ...

New trails being blazed through North Auburn oak woodland

A new 3-mile section of trail is being blazed in North Auburn’s Taylor Ranch Preserve as part of a Placer Land Trust effort to ultimately link the Bear River to the north wit ...

Veterans Day a holiday for many in Auburn, Placer County

The Veterans Day holiday will be observed with a parade that starts at 10:45 a.m. along Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn. The procession, which includes marching bands, marching vet ...

Auburn, U.S. gas prices plummet some more but for how long?

How long will gas prices continue to drop? It’s the question on everyone’s lips as drivers find filling up isn’t as painful as it was even a week before and pump ...

Auburn’s Veterans Day parade has major meaning, big turnout

Veterans Day in Auburn on Tuesday is all about a big parade, the heart-tugging ceremony that follows and plenty of red, white and blue flag waving. But it’s also about men a ...