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Local firefighters help with SoCal blaze

A strike team made up of 23 local firefighters made its way down to Southern California Thursday afternoon to assist in the effort to extinguish the 800-acre Cocos Fire in San Dieg ...

Rock Creek fifth-graders rally to raise funds for trip

Rock Creek Elementary school will host its annual bunco and silent auction fundraiser on March 14, in an effort to send its fifth-grade class to Camp Augusta in Nevada City. Teach ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Fire breaks out on South Brewer Road

A brush fire razed an estimated 120 acres of privately owned land west of Roseville on Wednesday afternoon, according to fire officials at the scene. Battalion Chief Erich Schwab ...

Berlant confident after bout with cancer

Most people in Auburn who know Daniel Berlant know him as the cheerful board president of the Auburn Union School District board, the energetic face of Cal Fire and now, a proud ca ...

Smoke in Auburn air from Fresno County fire

A mysterious drifter has blown into Auburn on a breeze. But a Cal Fire official said Tuesday that a hazy layer of smoke in Auburn that settled in Monday could be gone again as ear ...

Cal Fire's Robbers Fire bill rises to $11.9 million

AUBURN CA - The bill to fight the Robbers Fire between Colfax and Foresthill was moving toward $12 million as Cal Fire ramped down operations Thursday. With a fire footprint bottl ...