News

Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest

Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...

New North Auburn animal shelter gets key Placer County OK

Placer County efforts to construct a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn won approval Tuesday from the Board of Supervisors. The unanimous vote signals an impending s ...

Auburn Journal staff complete ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge"

  According to ALS.org, the ALS Association and its chapters raised $53.3 million from July 29 to Aug. 22. The Association’s mission is to find a cure for ALS while ...

Lake of the Pines garage-based furniture maker told to close doors – but keep on working

A wrangle over garage-based woodshop privileges between Lake of the Pines authorities and resident Dennis Kocher has been settled. Kocher was notified this weekend by the Lake of ...

Placer County supes poised to consider North Auburn animal shelter construction contractor

Placer County efforts to build a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn could clear a key hurdle today. The county’s Board of Supervisors are scheduled to meet to ...

Placer County Republican Party forges Nov. 4 election slate

LOOMIS – A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes cit ...

Lake Clementine power-generation plans to be aired in Auburn

Due to strong demand for information on the proposed hydroelectric generation facility on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn, project proponent Lake Clementine Hydro ...

USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California

SACRAMENTO — Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in Northern California's San Francisco Bay area.   ...

Press Tribune reporters complete ALS Challenge, call out Auburn Journal staff

  According to ALS.org, the ALS Association and its chapters raised $53.3 million from July 29 to Aug. 22. The Association’s mission is to find a cure for ALS while fun ...

Sheriff's Office announces federal probe, lawsuit

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has received several inquiries about employee internal investigations and a federal subpoena. Due to legal constraints, we are unable to di ...