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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 ...

Suction dredging ban a drain for miners

Dennis Robnett estimates a statewide moratorium on suction dredge mining for gold has cut business at Pioneer Mining by 60 percent. The Auburn business is one of many in the moth ...

Project Linus volunteers sew comfort

Linus, a character in the comic strip “Peanuts,” gets a great deal of comfort and security from his blanket. With the support of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz, the li ...

Velican's Ponderosa closing after 50 years

Velican’s Ponderosa Bar and Grill in Weimar is observing five decades of doing business near the North Fork American River canyon. But a party on June 25 won’t be an especiall ...

Grad night was safe, fun, dry

The Colfax High School Grad Night celebration Saturday night, June 4, was a tremendous rain-free success. The kids had a fun, safe night, and created memories that will last forev ...

Residents asked to save water

An appeal for local communities to cut water consumption by 25 percent was made directly to the Colfax City Council last week. Brian Martin, a Placer County Water Agency represent ...