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Amara announces run for City Council

Sandy Giuliani Amara, a lifelong resident of Auburn and Auburn planning commissioner, has thrown her hat in the ring for a seat on the Auburn City Council. From her early educatio ...

Food drive for the entire region

A regional food drive is being promoted by Auburn City Council. The Auburn Interfaith food drive will be Sept. 15 and 22. The service area is Loomis to Emigrant Gap; Foresthill to ...

Two-car crash jams Highway 49

A two-car collision jammed up traffic in an “very inconvenient spot,” said Angela McCollough, patrol officer for Auburn Police Department. A call came in at 10:30 a.m. ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

Mark Meuser — ‘riding’ for office

Forget running for office — GOP secretary of state candidate Mark Meuser is “riding” for office. Meuser, who completed an ironman in 2015, is riding his bike thr ...

Spilling family secrets subject of presentation

How can you write a deeply truthful memoir that has sensitive issues without offending family members? Patricia Dove Miller will discuss the wide range of strategies to tackle this ...

Professional genealogist to give presentation

Genealogist, Richard Rands, is a professional genealogist who works with the Auburn Family History Center and will be the guest speaker at Retired Public Employees’ Associati ...

Placer’s marching band tuned up for the season

Despite hot weather and poor air quality, the Placer High School Marching Band put in 30 hours of hard work to prepare for the upcoming football season before school even starts. ...

Terror in the Night: Homeowner shoots intruder

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an intruder was hospitalized after a homeowner in Cool fired several rounds at the suspect. The incident took place i ...

‘Tinderbox’ Auburn tribal land wins slice of $2 million fire-safety grant

The United Auburn Indian Community bought a 501-acre parcel undeveloped Auburn about a decade ago, purchasing acreage known as Baltimore Ravine. The land is key piece of undevelop ...

Auburn focus in HBO Golden State Killer documentary

The Golden State Killer lurked in the shadows of California's consciousness for much of the 1970s and 1980s. But when ex-Auburn Police Officer Joe DeAngelo was arrested in Apr ...

Bridging the American River at Coloma

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Better bridging the American River at Coloma: Mission Accomplished

COLOMA - Safer pedestrian and cyclist crossings of the American River's south fork at Coloma are being promised by Caltrans with the completion of a new $22 million Highway 49 ...

Auburn Cruise Nite Dos and Don’ts: An Etiquette Guide

Auburn’s version of Hot August Nights — which is also taking place this week — is actually older than the Reno event. The Biggest Little City in the World has be ...