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Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay burglary; Colfax donation jar snatched; More

  Sept. 18 Joshua Mackenroth, 53, of San Diego was arrested in Placer County on suspicion of battery. Mackenroth is alleged to have struck a 40-year-old woman on the arm wit ...

Placer Top 10-ranked jobless rate drops some more

State statistics released Friday show a buoyant jobs market for Placer County residents continuing. Placer maintained its No. 10 ranking among California’s 58 counties for l ...

Media Life: Tesla sound, image forged in Placer County

  You could say that rock band Tesla’s sound and style is Made in Sacramento. And that would ultimately elicit few arguments. But it would only tell part of the story ...

Close shave with fame: Greek TV show beckons for Placer County barber

COLFAX — Gabriel Friedberg proudly displays sports memorabilia his friend and high-school classmate Tanner Vallejo has given him. And Vallejo, a Buffalo Bills linebacker, ev ...

Auburn homeless task force proposes new loitering, camping rules

Encampments and loitering ordinances could be tightened in new rules to be considered Monday by the Auburn City Council. Ordinance amendments to regulations already in place will ...

Auburn Journal, KAHI team goes deep on top stories

Auburn Journal reporter Gus Thomson is now joining KAHI’s noon news program with Mary Jane Popp for a weekly segment highlighting some of the week’s top stories. Popp ...

Fire Aftermath: State Parks access shutdown

With the potential for more damage — this time by humans rather than fire — the area torched by the Sliger Fire has been closed to vehicles. State Parks has closed the ...

New Auburn Highway 49 ARCO gas station in works at strategic location

The triangular parcel at Nevada Street and Highway 49 started its business life in 1966 as an A&W drive-in restaurant. For several years it’s seen life as a car wash and ...

Auburn’s Summer of ‘18 band branching out

For a few all-too-brief months, Brotherly Mud did double duty as Auburn’s answer to Will Rogers. The Auburn-based band took a line from the classic American humorist’s ...

Facebook live showdown leads to Penryn child endangerment arrest

A Sacramento homeless woman was arrested after a North Auburn Home Depot shoplifting report that led to a tense traffic stop. The woman was jailed on a suspicion of stealing a pow ...

The man behind the Auburn Journal camera

For the past two years, “Remember This?” has brought you a broad swath of nostalgia-filled photos from the Auburn Journals’ archives. The photos are there becaus ...

Walk in Placer County woods turns up human skull

A hiker walking in a wooded area of Placer County’s Sierra found a human skull on Sunday. Called in to investigate, Placer County sheriff’s detectives and search and r ...

Auburn’s vulture visitor count is on

The six-foot wingspans of the turkey vultures will be more prevalent in Auburn skies over the next month as they visit the city on their migration from Washington State to destinat ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Art Deco Landmark Then. Auburn Shopping Plaza Now: Media Life

You may know it as the Auburn Town Center, a bustling business hub often brimming with parked cars just outside the orbit of the city’s Downtown. Just more than 40 years ...