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Truckee mourns 2nd victim of Newcastle-I-80 wrong-way crash

Truckee-area residents who knew Interstate 80 wrong-way crash victim Jessica Faber are mourning the loss of a teen remembered for her passion for the arts and enthusiasm for life. ...

Media Life: George Clooney film off to good start thanks to Auburn titles creator

Moviegoers get a sweeping view of landscapes shot from thousands of feet above the ground during the opening titles sequence for the new George Clooney movie “Up in the Air.” ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...

Old National Geographics stack up as tough sell

One joke portrays the continually building collection of National Geographic magazines as a national disaster waiting to be unleashed from attics above – with just one more editi ...

Auburn’s place on Amgen Tour of California route holds promise

Auburn’s place on the Amgen Tour of California route between Nevada City and Sacramento is a definite maybe. But the status of that “maybe” is shrinking as cyclists connecte ...

Buyouts pay executives in Placer County to leave

Gold-plated giveaway of taxpayer dollars? Or fair compensation for an early departure from a high-level and high-risk post that hinges on the whims of a politically sensitive boa ...

Gold Run CHP arrest Bay Area toll-plaza double-slaying suspect

Two Gold Run California Highway Patrol officers had little doubt early Wednesday morning that they had discovered the suspect in the shotgun slaying hours before of two people at a ...

Koerner's repeat worth the wait

Hal Koerner didn’t hear footsteps Saturday afternoon when he was chugging through Main Street in Foresthill. Whether it was the Allman Brothers blaring on his headphones or the c ...

Every man for himself

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor Hal Koerner took off down the Western States Trail and never looked back on his way to his first victory in the Western States Endurance R ...

Gaines rallies septic system inspection opposition

It’s closing in on committee crunch time for Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ bill to reel in a State Water Resources Control Board proposal requiring septic-tank inspections statewide. ...