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Annual wine fest to take over downtown April 23

Lincoln Rotary will again sponsor the annual and popular Lincoln Wine Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. April 23.  The wine-tasting event includes 21 Placer County wineries offering tasti ...

Jeweler Ralph Roper passes away

Auburn lost a pillar of the community this week. Ralph Roper, who opened Roper’s Jewelers in 1956, passed away on Sunday. He’d celebrated his 95th birthday in February ...

Classes resume after lockdown at Auburn Elementary School

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

Auburn Elementary School lockdown ends, classes resume

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

Lincoln calendar, starting April 14

Thursday, April 14 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions a ...

Lincoln High’s National Honor Society donates $150 for First Street Elementary School

Lincoln High School’s National Honor Society members recently presented First Street Elementary School’s CARE Afterschool Program students with a treat and a cash donat ...

Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers;

When Kim Davy moved to Lincoln in 2007, she made two important decisions that helped her become a part of the community. She opened Kimberly Davy Insurance and became a Lincoln Ar ...

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30th-anniversary celebration April 22

When Placer County Farm Bureau past President Barbara Johnson goes to the podium April 22, she will be honored as a long-time advocate of agricultural education. Johnson, 90, curr ...

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

Celebrate that spring in your step

Spring is here, and it’s a true spring, mild, wet and green, not that leap directly into the dry days of summer that we’ve had the last couple of years. So, how shall w ...

73 miles of smoother roads for Placer County drivers

With $5.3 million budgeted for work during the prime summer months, Placer County is planning to smooth out 73 miles of roads. The work is part of the county’s ongoing effor ...

Experienced execs join AJ, Gold Country Media

  Two executives with deep experience in community news are joining the Auburn Journal and Gold Country Printing this week. Gary Milks, formerly the publisher of News West P ...

Plant those flowers while ye may, April showers on their way

Hold onto your umbrella - Auburn is in for a wild rollercoaster of weather. While Wednesday’s expected high of 84 degrees was close to record-breaking – a high of 85 w ...

Council to hold special monthly meetings

One more meeting per month has been added to the Lincoln City Council’s schedule to provide for a workshop-type environment. The council held its second special workshop mee ...

College bound: Placer's AVID program preps students

This week in Mike Sabins’s AVID class at Placer High School, 12 students sit at an oblong table and take turns reading their parts aloud from Reginald Rose’s “Twe ...