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Woman, 20, Drowns Trying To Wade Across American River

Officials say a young woman drowned as she tried to cross the American River on foot in Northern California’s Auburn State Recreation Area.



Neighbors Wonder Why Auburn Man Resorted To Killing Bear

What would you do if you found a bear in your front yard?


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California’s Drought Makes For Ideal Gold Panning Conditions

It’s hard to see a silver lining when it comes to California’s drought, but there’s one industry that has a bright future because of it.


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2 People Sought In Connection With Fatal Rollover Crash In Auburn

Police are searching for two people possibly connected with a fatal single-vehicle rollover in Auburn on Friday night.


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Cal Fire Crews, Meteorologists Team Up To Track Thousands Of Lightning Strikes

With thousands of lightning strikes over the course of two days from this recent storm, fire crews have their eyes on the skies looking for fires.



Fire Destroys Auburn Women’s Transition House, But Hope Remains

The weather could be to blame for a fire that’s displaced more than a dozen women and children in transitional housing.


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‘The Butt Lady Of Auburn’ Picks Up 100,000 Cigarette Butts In 7 Months

She checks every crack and crevice, all while keeping count on her clicker. She sets out every day, armed with a broom, dustpan, and a bright T-shirt with an important message.


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Fewer Homes At Risk Of California Wildfires, But Cost To Rebuild Is On The Rise

A new report shows the potential economic loss from wildfires in California is on the rise, but at the same time, the number of high risk homes is down.



Detectives Looking For Clues In Auburn Vehicle Theft

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is looking for clues in connection with an auto theft that happened back in July.


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CHP Uses Spike Strips To Stop Suspect During High-Speed Chase

A high-speed chase ended Sunday evening after police used spike strips on the suspect’s car.



Auburn Teacher Inspires Students To Win More Science Fair Awards Than Any School In Region

You wouldn’t expect to hear about circadian rhythms, or bioluminescent behavior from middles schoolers, but these 12- and 13-year-olds from EV Cain Middle School are proud of their scientific knowledge.


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After 118 Years, Auburn Pharmacy Closes Its Doors

The Auburn Drug Company first opened in 1896 and stayed a thriving small business, even if it feels like stepping into a time capsule.