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The FBI is Seeking the Public’s Assistance

The FBI is Seeking the Public’s Assistance

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying alleged victims of convicted killer Curtis Dean Anderson, who died while serving his prison term on December 9, 2007. Anderson was convicted and sentenced to over 300 years in prison for the 1999 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Xiana Fairchild in…

Placer County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

Placer County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

The Placer County Board of Supervisors, at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, took three actions to make the county more fire safe. In the first, the Board approved the permanent expansion of the county’s hazardous vegetation abatement (HVA) ordinance to all county unincorporated areas. Cal-Fire’s South operations Division Chief Scott…

Auburn Chamber of Commerce Duck Derby Ducks for Sale

Auburn Chamber of Commerce Duck Derby Ducks for Sale

Ducks are available now! After a fun inaugural year the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, PARC and many other participating non-profits are getting ready for the annual “Great American River, Wild Duck Derby”. There was a big crowd down at the confluence for last year’s big finish. Listen to the big…

National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

The week of the 14th is national Police Dispatchers week. Annie Henry, dispatcher for Auburn Police Department, was awarded the dispatcher of the year award at last Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting with a commendation by Mayor Kevin Hanley. Police Chief John Ruffcorn stood next to Annie and noted…

No Decision on Auburn Homeless Shelters

No Decision on Auburn Homeless Shelters

The Auburn City Council decided to hold off on any decision regarding zoning for homeless shelters within the city until staff can reach out to the county for a regional approach. The State mandated, that zoning for the future building of homeless shelters, be part of the city’s general building…

3rd Sirius Stamps and Treasures Burglary This Year

On January 8, 2013, March 18, 2013, and April 4, 2013 unknown suspects forced entry into Sirius Stamps and Treasures located at 816 Lincoln Way. The suspects took several collectible items during each burglary. Auburn Police Officers have obtained video surveillance from some of the local nearby businesses. A dark colored, full size, king cab […]

Austin Dowling Leukemia 5K Fundraiser

A 5K run/walk Fundraiser Bear River High School senior Austin Dowling fighting Leukemia was held on Saturday, April 6 at the Bear River High School track and football field. a popular football player and a senior at Bear River, Austin was diagnosed with leukemia in February and has been in the hospital undergoing treatments. The […]

Proposed Sewer Fee Increase in District 1

Proposed Sewer Fee Increase in District 1

The North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council will receive a presentation Tuesday, April 9 on a proposed fee increase that would affect approximately 5,000 properties served by Sewer Maintenance District 1. At Tuesday’s meeting, MAC members will receive an informational presentation on the proposed rate increase, but are not scheduled to…

Auburn’s Franchise Conference Coming in May

Have you ever thought about owning your own business but you don’t want to reinvent the wheel? The City of Auburn along with the county of Placer is hosting the Auburn Area Franchise conference. Coming up Friday may 3 at the Holiday Inn in Auburn companies looking to start franchises in the Auburn area will […]

Six arrested in Marijuana Sales Investigation in El Dorado County

Six arrested in Marijuana Sales Investigation in El Dorado County

A three month investigation by El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Detectives regarding a conspiracy to sell marijuana, culminated with the service of five search warrants on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The investigation was centered around the sale of marijuana through two businesses.  River City Wellness also known as Right Choice…