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Get rid of hazardous waste for free Saturday

Medications and sharps ? such as lancets, syringes and pen needles ? don?t belong in the trash. Whether it?s pills, tablets or liquid, medication shouldn?t be flushed down the toil ...

Wildcats debut at James Field today

They?ve come from Canada, Venezuela, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania and all over the Golden State. But for the next two months the 27 college baseball players signed by Wildcats owne ...

Artists think 'Outside the Box'

Colfax artist John Potter and Kurt Barton of Meadow Vista are two of the artists who have their work on exhibit during PlacerArts? 5th Annual Outside the Box fundraiser. The show, ...

Bunnies are cute, but require lots of care

Easter is approaching fast and once again some people will buy bunnies for their children as presents. Please do not do this without understanding some of the myths and realities o ...

Community reaches out to CHP officer battling cancer

The support of his co-workers, friends and the community has made dealing with a serious illness easier for Todd Kettwig, a California Highway Patrol officer. Kettwig, public info ...

Helicopter crews act fast to save lives

Sometimes, life’s circumstances change at the blink of an eye. That is what happened Saturday to Tyler Hand of Grass Valley. While riding his motorcycle on a trail near Carpente ...

7-year prison term for Cool man in Auburn stabbing

AUBURN CA - Initially charged with attempted murder, a Cool man has been sentenced to the upper term of seven years for stabbing a man who had chased him down in a car to recover s ...

Occupy Auburn to take stand in Downtown

The Occupy Wall Street movement arrives Thursday in Auburn. Two months of “occupy” protests have taken place in communities throughout the nation but the planned rally and marc ...

Mandarin mania found at foothill festival

The 18th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival, to be held Nov. 18 to 20 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn – is preparing for upwards of 30,000 visitors. When autumn days in ...

Ex-Marine stops Auburn Vet’s Day parade, pops question

11:11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2011 seemed like a lucky enough convergence of numbers for Auburn’s Troy Pankoski to pop the question Friday. A self-described numbers person, the retired ...

2012 Amgen Tour of California steers clear of Auburn, Placer County

Auburn has failed to make the list of 13 Amgen Tour of California host cities and Placer County will apparently be bypassed altogether. AEG, presenter of the annual pro cycling ra ...

Two killed in crash attended Live Oak Waldorf School

Two of the three victims in the single-vehicle crash that occurred Oct. 20 in Applegate are connected to Live Oak Waldorf School, a private Applegate school that has 150 students i ...

Local man holds Native Sons of Golden West top post

In the shadow of Auburn’s Historic Courthouse is a brick building constructed in 1860. Look closely at the corner of Court and Commercial streets in Old Town or you might miss i ...

Student documentaries honored

Local students and teachers have been honored with national recognition for their work over the past four years with the Heroes Project. Teachers Suzanne Scotten and Olivia Conn fr ...

Slim down the US deficit

I have been doing some reading and thinking about how to slim down the federal deficit. According to the United States State Department’s website, the amount of United States a ...