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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.


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Auburn-Folsom Road Project Nearing Conclusion After Nearly Two Years

The project is finally expected to be done by the end of this summer. But there’s more to dig with this major roadway redo. It’s one of the largest the area has seen, and involves turning a century-old country road into a major four-lane bypass.


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Volunteers Giving Veterans Who Died In Tuberculosis Outbreak Proper Headstones

At first glance, it doesn’t even look like a graveyard, with small pieces of wood marking the graves, thanks to some volunteers. Now, any veterans buried there will have a proper resting place.



Auburn’s Annexation Plans Have Placer County Leery Of Losing North Auburn

But why would the city want to grow by more than 10,000 residents when they’ve had publicized financial issues? The Highway 49 corridor has been a huge economic driver for the tax base of Placer County.


NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 05: Auburn Tigers Head Coach Gus Malzahn speaks to media during a Vizio BCS National Championship press conference at the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel and Spa on January 5, 2014 in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Auburn, UCLA And USC Win Big On National Signing Day

National Signing Day is arguably the most important day of the college football year.