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Shots fired in Applegate attract multi-agency response

A report of a mountain lion in Applegate turned into a tense, multi-agency response after state Fish and Game wardens heard a gunshot as they arrived. Wardens, bolstered by Placer ...

Well-known Auburn dining spots reemerging as new eateries

Some well-known restaurant locations are springing to life in the fall as new eateries. The Burney’s hot dog space on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn is undergoing a transfor ...

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

PG&E, Placer Water working on King Fire asset recovery

Pacific Gas & Electric crews are moving ahead with repairs to a transmission power line damaged by the King Fire while Placer County Water Agency is poised to move in to add up ...

Drought tosses Auburn Home Show attendees, exhibitors new challenges

Drought across California is changing the focus of many of the contractors who do business at the Auburn Home Show. The fall version of the twice-a-year home show at the Gold Coun ...

Auburn’s King Fire-caused smoke to be washed away?

Cool, cleansing rain was in the forecast for the parched Auburn-area foothills as portions of Placer County suffered through another smoke-filled morning Wednesday. The thick, acr ...

Musical revue, huge win highlight Colfax High homecoming

The Colfax High Falcons beat Golden Sierra 42-21 in its 2014 homecoming football game. Homecoming night activities included skits performed by students as well as the crowning of L ...

Museum director Helen Wayland retires from post

The Colfax Heritage Museum is only 255 people away from reaching the significant benchmark of 85,000 visitors. Donna Williams said she and other museum volunteers are keeping a clo ...

Crafters offer holiday gifts at Harvest Fair

Thursday, Sept. 25 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 American Legion Colfax Post 192 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday ...

King Fire gains emergency status in Placer County

The Placer County Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency Tuesday, making a case for Gov. Jerry Brown to declare Placer County in a state of emergency because of the King F ...