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Meet the Councilman

This Colfax resident is no stranger to getting busy in the community. Colfax City Councilmember, Tony Hesch, serves on the boards of the Placer County Transportation Agency, Sacra ...

Auburn Drug Company to close its doors

After serving the Auburn community for more than 100 years, the Auburn Drug Company is closing its doors. Liz Briggs, co-owner with Patti Fink an Andrea Packheiser, said Tuesday t ...

Crackdown on thrill-seekers under Auburn's Foresthill Bridge

Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind this weekend, however, are Placer County Sheriff&r ...

Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge catwalk lures trespassers, daredevils

Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind, however, are Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

Stolen-auto driver flees in North Auburn

A passenger was held at gunpoint by a deputy while a driver of a stolen car fled into the night Sunday in North Auburn. The incident took place Sunday evening along Shale Ridge Ro ...

No big snow, no World Cup event for Placer County

A world-class winter sports event in Placer County has fallen victim to the foibles of Mother Nature, namely not enough snow. And the National Weather Service is projecting little ...

State tax watchdog foresees 7.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax rollback

Auburn motorists could join drivers around California sharing in the benefit of a soon-to-be-enacted gas-tax decrease, the state Board of Equalization’s Auburn area represent ...

North Auburn Wal-Mart still a go as Costco falters

With Costco taking its plans for a site in North Auburn off the table, what now Wal-Mart? According to both the Arkansas corporate giant and Placer County, a 155,000-square-foot s ...

Hikers find body below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

Hikers found the body of a man below the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn on Friday, bringing to 72 the number of people believed to have plunged off the span. The body was discovere ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...