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IRS reminds parents about eight tax-saving benefits

Sacramento - Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits. Here are eight tax benefits parents should look out for when filing their federal tax returns this y ...

School board approves plan for increased school facilities

 At Tuesday night’s lightly-attended Western Placer Unified School District meeting, the school board unanimously approved a project to revise future school capacitie ...

Lincoln Hills Fine Arts Show features local artists Friday through Sunday

Although Bill Szabo has been a photographer for most of his life, he became an artist only after moving to Lincoln Hills in 2006, he said. Szabo’s striking photographic piec ...

Curtain rises on Auburn's State Theatre remake

The venerable State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is set to close its doors May 1 and reopen again in late summer to allow a major expansion in seating and stage area. Under plans ann ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...

Rural Lincoln MAC to honor long-time member Mark Fowler

The Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) will honor longtime member Mark Fowler at its 7 p.m. Monday meeting. Fowler recently retired after serving as a member of the Ru ...

LaMalfa: High-speed rail money could help shore up state’s drought-related problems

U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa wants the federal government to backtrack on a $3 billion commitment for high-speed rail in California. Instead, LaMalfa said Tuesday that the money should ...

From surviving to thriving in Africa

Auburn-based Health Education Africa Resource Team will host its 14th annual HEART on Safari fundraising event Saturday and, according to founder and CEO Vickie Winkler, will be re ...

Placer DA has “honey oil” drug lab explosion report from Auburn fire

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has completed an investigation into a fire at a suspected “honey oil” drug lab near Old Town Auburn and has forwarded informati ...

The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...