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Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes

AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

When a giant falls

?This is one of the largest Canyon Live Oak trees I have seen,? stated Tree Pro Tree Service owner Fred Lowe, who has been in the tree business for more than 35 years. He receiv ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Wild, wet weekend: It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter

It’s official. Today’s the first day of winter. But it’s only a number on the calendar after the winter storm-door opened early and wide on Auburn and the rest of California ...

600 residents still in the dark

5:30 p.m.--Almost 600 Auburn area residents did not have power restored Wednesday evening after a storm damaged multiple lines Tuesday. PG&E spokesman Brian Swanson said crews wer ...

More than 3,000 residents lose power in storm

6 p.m. --More than 3,000 PG&E customers arrived to dark homes Tuesday evening. Crews were expected to work into the night to fix power lines damaged by a storm that brought stron ...