Lifestyle

Fries win award for boosting art in the community

A couple whose artistic vision has made a lasting impact on Auburn’s landscape and the community will be honored with the Vernon Gould McCann Award at the State of the Commun ...

City accountant wins employee of the year

For City of Auburn Employee of the Year Cristina Shafer, the job in the Administrative Services Finance Department is an opportunity to do something she enjoys. “I always li ...

Christopher Paul Smith

Christopher Paul Smith, was born weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces at UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento. Parents are Andrew and Macaela Smith. Grandparents are: Dewitt and Jane Smith ...

For the love of the doughnuts

Well, I can no longer hold out, summer is over. Please don’t tell the weather person that because after a pretty nice few weeks the heat is back. But now is time to let the b ...

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Name: Melissa Adams Age: 25 Hometown: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) ...

Remember This? McDonald’s arrives big in Auburn

Auburn’s Foresthill exit McDonald’s — the growing burger corporation’s first in the community — was a big deal when it opened in 1976. Still at the s ...

This month’s ‘Coming Abstractions’

Explore form and color at Auburn Old Town Gallery’s “Coming Abstractions” this month. The show features artists who play with their medium of choice, creating abs ...

Trip to River Cats game

Thirty young people from the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County got to go to a Sacramento River Cats baseball game at Raley Field in West Sacramento July 30. The trip was part ...

Fair livestock auction helps youth and hungry

Each year Feed the Hungry of Auburn, a nonprofit local group, raises money from businesses, community groups and individuals to purchase 4-H livestock at the Gold County Fair and d ...

Colfax resident receives ‘You Are Our Hero’ award

Bev Anderson, a Colfax resident was honored by the Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF) with its You Are Our Hero Award at its 12th annual Neuropathy Action Awareness Day June 22 in ...

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

After 50 years, tiny Placer County town's White Elephant Sale going strong

DUTCH FLAT — Take thousands of donated bric-a-brac items and antiques. Add the vibrant Sierra community of Dutch Flat and a host of volunteers. Put them in a two-story 120- ...

Media Life: 6 Super Cool Finds at Placer’s Gold Rush Museum

You don’t have to go far in Auburn to get in touch with Gold Rush roots. The American River is minutes away and, with it, the opportunity to pan for the real thing. Old To ...

Colfax Railroad Days fundraiser to bring back annual event

A fundraiser for Colfax Railroad Days will be held tomorrow night at the Sierra Vista Community Center. Fred and Reene Abbot, the new city of Colfax events liaisons, are excited t ...